Quality Manager Global Sourcing

Dublin (City), Leinster (IE)
19 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
Quality, QA / QC
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

On behalf of my client, a global Medical Devices company with offices in Dublin, we are supporting them with a new opportunity for a Quality Manager.

You will be part of a global team and the role will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a global quality management system the scope of which covers the sourcing and management of a global supply base.

The supply base provides an extensive range of healthcare and surgical finished goods products that are distributed globally. Managing local and remote teams, this position touches on all points of the supply chain from supplier approval to post-market surveillance. This role will require a broad-based product knowledge of Med Tech products as well as international management of Private Label Suppliers.


Comply with all standard operating procedures in place relevant to your work activities ensuring not to perform any tasks you have not received training in.
The Quality Manager is responsible for the overall quality assurance for GS and leads the OMGS and Asian quality teams.
Communicates quality topics and KPIs to the GS Leadership and with QARA personnel throughout the organisation.
Ensure oneself and subordinate with high level of compliance with companys code of honour and conduct ourselves with the highest standards of professional ethics, honesty and integrity.
Together with the GS Leadership team defines the quality objectives and strategies to support the business objectives and aligned to Company quality objectives and strategies.
Provide leadership and advice on the implementation of the organisation wide quality system and risk management strategies which ensures quality and risk management is embedded within the Quality Management System processes.
Ensure all technical documents are recorded and archived according to the relevant standards and regulatory requirements and easily retrievable.
Responsible for establishing inspection and quality control standard which is in conformance with the specification of the products and the relevant standards and regulatory requirements.
Establish, train, motivate, mentor and evaluate Quality Departments on site and off-site teammate performance.
Responsible for implementation and validation of quality-related computer systems at GS and Asia.
Develop Implement and communicate quality Key Performance Indicators for GS.
To perform all other work as and when assigned.


Educated to degree or equivalent in a Technical or Scientific discipline, ideally with additional qualification(s) in quality or regulatory affairs.
Minimum 7+ years experience of development, implementation nd management of Quality Assurance systems.
Experience in supervising or managing a team.
Demonstrated track record in Quality Management System improvement


Must have a flexible approach to work and be capable of handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy and excellent organizational, technical writing and communication skills.
Ability to work with and empathise with colleagues and customers from varied backgrounds and cultures.
Ability to work with third parties.
Ability to analyse information, draw conclusions and make sound and timely decisions.
Ability to prioritise and respond to change quickly.
A passion for continually improving processes with a focus on results.
Demonstrated people management skills, a strong team builder with good strategic perspective who possesses strong influencing skills.
Strong leadership skills to lead, guide and motivate QC staffs, both on-site and off-site.

For full details and confidential discussion please contact Tina at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to tdunne@thornshaw.com
Thornshaw is a division of the CPL group of companies

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