Supplier Quality Officer

16 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Abi Bendinger
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be responsible for compliance activities across the supply chain, including supplier management, projects and distribution. You will need to minimise the risk in the supply chain across all categories.

Duties include:

* Responsible for co-ordinating Quality activities within Supply Chain to ensure that all quality/compliance issues are addressed and actions implemented to meet the required timescale.
* Perform quality assessments and evaluations to manage supplier activities.
* Introduce new suppliers by establishing quality expectations
* Drive continuous improvement activities with suppliers to address deficiencies identified in audits and corrective and preventive actions.
* Drive initiatives with suppliers to deliver measurable performance improvements.
* Develop and manage internal and supplier audit schedules to meet the regulatory requirements.
* Implement the supplier risk management methodology and determine appropriate strategies to mitigate risks for all Quality activities.
* Responsible for the timely implementation of Change Controls/CAPA’s, Non-Conformities, investigations and Suppliers Qualification
* Perform supplier and internal audits as required.
* Support Customer and Regulatory Audits
* Produce reports and metrics as required.
* Act as Subject Matter Expert for area of expertise by maintaining knowledge of regulations and awareness of regulatory expectations and customer requirements.
* Responsible for presenting applicable data to support customer and regulatory audits to assist in developing processes and procedures in area of expertise.


* Willing to travel abroad
* Familiar with the requirements of ISO9001, ISO13485, cGMP and CFR 820
* Highly computer literate
* Continuous improvement
* Previous experience in manufacturing
* Experience of supplier qualification and performance monitoring
* Appreciation of Microbiological requirements

Beneficial but not essential:

* Educated to Degree level
* Qualified ISO9001/ISO1348 Lead Auditor