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Supplier Engineer - Glasgow

Date Posted: Wednesday 24 November 2021

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Glasgow or West Lothian


Our client who are leaders in revolutionary diagnostic led care solutions are going through a huge expansion in the manufacture of their life saving medical devices. They are looking for a Supplier Engineer to join either their Glasgow or West Lothian facility permanently. 

What's in it for you?

  • Impressive salary 
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic, growing & innovative company 
  • Huge opportunities for career Progression

As an integral part of the Instrument Operations team, reporting to the Instrument Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for both Supplier Engineering functions and component and sub assembly sourcing with new and existing supply  base within the Instrument Supply Chain group. You will be responsible for managing supply challenges with current products and developing new supply and suppliers for new product introductions. Ensuring delivery of materials on time to schedule and required quality levels.


  • Ability to Review specifications and find sources for required parts - typically electronics & plastic moulding 
  • Request quotes and raise purchase orders for NPI materials and Test development.
  • Monitor changes to components and plastics in the development process and make adjustments as needed to meet the schedules and requirements.
  • Analyse new vendors for their ability to meet or exceed our Quality, Cost and Delivery requirements. 
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to Suppliers on Company requirements. 
  • Conduct site visits to Supplier facilities to review and assess manufacturing equipment and capacity and Supplies procedures and QMS.
  • Represent Supply Chain in Supplier quality audits to ensure technical compliance.
  • Develop second sources and alternatives.
  • Assist in Supplier Quality Audits.
  • Manage Supplier Assessments.

Skills required:

  • Must have proven experience in a similar Supplier Engineering role with multiple vendors and supplier base.
  • Experience working with Suppliers in Electronic, Electro mechanical and Plastic Moulding Industry would be beneficial
  • Technical/Engineering background and knowledge.

Please apply directly and Nine Twenty will be in touch.