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Senior Supplier Engineer - Extrusions

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21129

We are partnering with a leading medical device multi-national in Galway who are looking to hire an experienced Senior Supplier Engineer for their Extrusions business on a permanent basis. The is a global role, where you will work with suppliers and functions across a variety of regions.

This role offers remote and hybrid working options, but the successful applicant will need to be based in Ireland.



  • Works closely with Suppliers, Supplier Engineering, Supplier Quality, PD, R&D & Commercial Sourcing teams. 
  • Assigned 1 or several GS sub-categories of material a list of suppliers.
  • Delve into these technologies using web search’s, white papers, further education, you-tube, conferences.
  • ravel & visit all suppliers & identify new prospective suppliers.
  • Develop list of quality & supply risk mitigation opportunities & develop business case
  • Develop list of cost reduction opportunities & develop business case
  • Available for consultancy on special cause/ad-hoc technology-related events and attend key Supplier business reviews
  • Identify new technologies to be invest in.
  • Develop DFM matrices for R&D & embed.
  • Develop & roll out knowledge sharing/training materials.
  • Assess & develop supplier’s medical device knowledge and Lean capabilities and enhance where appropriate 



  • Level 8 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science (240 credits) 
  • Ideally Masters or PhD in Polymer-related field
  • 5+ years of work experience in Polymer Thermoplastic/Fluoropolymer/Silicone Extrusion manufacturing environment
  • Ideally possess certification in Lean Six Sigma
  • Ideally possess Medical Device experience
  • Ideally possess Supplier Engineering or Supplier interfacing experience
  • Ability to travel if required up to 10%


For a more detailed and confidential discussion on this role contact Amy Newell.