Supplier Quality Engineer II

Boston Scientific

Galway, Connaught, Ireland
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14 April 2023

More than the opportunity of a lifetime……the opportunity to improve lives 

For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine. The Company’s products help physicians and other medical professionals improve their patients’ quality of life by providing alternatives to surgery. Since 1994, employees in Galway have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 

Due to continued expansion of our operations, we are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced Supplier Quality Engineer. 


Job Purpose

An opportunity to join a high performing team based in Galway managing and supporting a global supply base. The role will involve working with suppliers in one or more commodities and also provides the opportunity to be involved in supplier related projects both at site and across the global supplier quality management network in BSC. The role will look to maintain the required levels of quality, compliance and service from our suppliers while also striving to encourage a continuous improvement culture in our supply base. The role will require an element of travel as part of supporting and working with our suppliers.


-Technical Team Member on Teams comprising representatives from Purchasing, Supplier Quality and Business Units responsible for all aspects of Supplier Management.
-Demonstrates Technical skills in Commodity Management.
-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 product.
-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 (VIP’s) throughout the Supply Chain.


-Bachelor of Science Degree (level 8, 240 credits) in Engineering/Technology
-4+ years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent with direct experience in a QA environment (preferably GMP regulated)
-Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage
-Experience on an automated/high volume line an advantage

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. If you require any arrangements during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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