Materials Management Specialist

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM05193

Our client, a biopharmaceutical company located in Cork, is looking for a Materials Management Specialist. The incumbent will deliver on timely implementations of Supplier Notifications by conducting detailed assessments of the notification, while working collaboratively with all internal departments and external partners.


  • Ensure highest Quality, Compliance and Safety standards are adhered to.
  • Lead and manage supplier changes assigned.
  • Ensure that key stakeholders both internal & external are kept informed throughout the change control lifecycle process.
  • Conduct detailed 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 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:

  • Degree in a Supply Chain discipline.
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical operations (e.g., manufacturing, quality, Supply Chain).
  • Demonstrated understanding of the change control systems and processes in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of material qualification and / or supplier notifications.
  • Experience dealing with external suppliers / partners. 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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