& Nephew supports healthcare professionals inmore than 100 countriesin their daily efforts to improve the lives of their
patients. We do this by taking apioneering approachto the design of ouradvanced medical products and services, by securing wider access
to our diverse technologies for more customers globally, and by enabling better
outcomes for patients and healthcare systems.
have leadership positions in:
Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shouldersAdvanced
Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat
Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the jointTrauma
& Extremities - products that help repair broken bones
We have around15,000 employeesaround the world. Annual sales in 2016 were more than $4.6
We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares aretraded on the London Stock
Exchangeand throughAmerican Depository
Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange(LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN)
Reporting to the Global Supplier
Quality Project Manager, the role will be responsible for the support and
execution of the Economic Operators and Hazardous Substances Supplier Quality
workstream within the EU MDR programme.
The Supplier Quality MDR workstream
represents a given S&N business function to ensure that the requirements of
the MDR legislation are correctly interpreted, specified and implemented within
the functions that the workstream represents.
The individual will work closely
with our outside suppliers, manage the location, administration and review of
Supplier sponsored Technical / Quality agreements.
Assure that each agreement provided
aligns and is compliant with Smith&Nephew Policy, national and
international regulations while addressing MDR legislation.
The individual will also remediate
existing Technical / Quality agreements by conducting gap analyses and
collaborating with Supplier contacts to assure proper amendments are made and
Supplier Quality delivers within the agreed upon timeline.
Work closely with internal S&N
functions and outside suppliers to manage the administration and review of
Supplier Technical / Quality agreements.
Assure that each agreement is
compliant with Smith&Nephew Policy, national and international regulations
addressing MDR legislation. Remediate
existing Technical / Quality agreements by conducting gap analyses and collaborating
with Supplier contacts to assure proper amendments are made.
Establish regular communication
channels on progress, process changes, risks and issues, with the Global
Supplier Quality Project Manager and or sponsors to ensure progress of the
Identify and resolve technical,
operational and organizational challenges related to MDR implementation within
Other duties may be assigned as
designated by the Global Supplier Quality Project Manager, Sr. Director of
Supplier Quality or the MDR Programme Manager.