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Supplier Engineer II

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 18361

Through continued expansion of operations, our client a Major Multi-National here in Galway, are looking to hire a Supplier Engineer II.


As a Supplier Engineer II you will concentrate on all aspects of supplier selection, supplier process & material changes, and technical support for all purchased commodities. You will be part of a team that is responsible for the technical leadership and resolution of non-conformances within the supply chain and achieving year-on-year material cost reduction targets.



  • Technical Team Member on Teams comprising representatives from Purchasing, Supplier Quality, and Business Units responsible for all aspects of Supplier Management of Acquisitions.
  • Demonstrates Technical skills in risk management and remediation.
  • Responsible for supporting objectives of the Team in terms of Quality, Cost, and Service.
  • Supports Continuous Improvement of Quality & Quality Systems, Service Capability, and Total Cost of Ownership throughout the Supply Chain.
  • Supports investigation of Material Quality issues as they arise. Works with Quality, Procurement & Business Units to resolve issues and disposition products.
  • Promotes the Quality System within the Supply Base.
  •  Works with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business Units to ensure that components meet established requirements.
  • Ensures that adequate Corrective Actions are identified, implemented, and controlled by Suppliers
  • Provides guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance, and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Communicates effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders.
  • Develops new Supply sources with Procurement Team
  • Assesses and Approves Supplier Requested Process Changes
  • Identifies, Supports, and Leads Material Value Improvement Projects (VIPs) throughout the Supply Chain.


  • 6 years’ work experience in Supplier Engineering role or similar field. 
  • HETAC Level 8 degree required. 
  • Working knowledge and application of business and technical concepts, procedures, and practices required to successfully integrate new acquisitions.
  • Knowledge to scope, plan and execute risk review and successfully remediate risks highlighted as a result of the review process.
  • General knowledge of complimentary industry practices, techniques, and standards.
  • Previous experience in managing acquisitions from a supplier management perspective is desirable.

For a confidential discussion and more information about the role please contact Michelle Mc Inerney

091 706 717