Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Supply Chain Specialist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Munster
  • 41958617

Job Description & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will become a key team member of the Material Management Team within the Supply Chain Department, providing support to a growing site with an expanding portfolio of technologies and products. You will be reporting to the Materials Management Lead.

  • Ensure highest Quality, Compliance and Safety standards are adhered to.
  • Lead and manage suppler changes assigned.
  • Ensure that key stakeholders both internal & external are kept informed throughout the change control lifecycle process.
  • Conduct detailed technical assessments of materials and supplier changes from a Safety, Quality, Technical and Supply perspective and proactively manage the implementation of changes through the site change control process.
  • Provide ongoing input and support to the team members, support continuous process improvement initiatives, share their technical knowledge and promote best practices.
  • Participate in problem solving teams as necessary.
  • Support the building and fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for actively participating in the Tier process to manage supplier changes and proactively manage and resolve issues before they impact the business priorities.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in a regulated manufacturing environment – ideally has worked in either in a technical / validation / process engineering position
  • Demonstrated Technical knowledge in Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical operations (e.g., manufacturing, technology, engineering, quality)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the change control systems and processes in a regulated manufacturing environment


Technical/ Skills

  • Knowledge of material qualification and / or supplier changes.
  • Project Management skills and the ability to lead a project.
  • Stakeholder management and management of multi decision makers in cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrated capability to deliver results Right First Time, in an FDA / HPRA Regulated production environment.
  • Demonstrated high level of problem solving and facilitation skills.
  • Working proactively and collaborating across multiple functional teams.
  • Experience dealing with external suppliers/ partners.


  • Degree in a Science or Engineering discipline.
  • Lean Six Sigma qualification or experience in application of lean principles is desirable (but not essential).
  • Project Management qualification is desirable (but not essential).
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development is desirable (but not essential).


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***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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