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Quality Supplier Engineer

Hours per week
40 hours

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.


Manage the Quality Interface with external suppliers of Exclusive Brands (EB) products by:

  • Ensuring quality of product / process transfers, validations, issues investigations, nonconformance, impact assessment and projects close out by EB suppliers are performed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensuring appropriate corrective and preventive actions are defined, implemented and that their efficacy is evaluated.
  • Providing quality support for technology transfer and improvement of existing manufacturing processes.
  • Ensuring that EB suppliers maintain quality systems that are in the state of compliance to GrandVision quality standards and technical agreements clauses.
  • Coordinating change control and approval process related to EB suppliers.
  • Collecting & Performing trend analyses based on indicators as well as feedback from other department (for example Release provider, PMS, Operations) and take actions as adequate.
  • Performing the periodical evaluation of the performance of EB suppliers in collaboration with other concerned departments and follow up Quality Related actions.

Manage the External quality management system by:

  • Creating and updating the Suppliers Quality audit schedule and inspections.
  • Coordinating / performing onsite inspections and audits at EB suppliers’ facilities.
  • Maintaining Quality records related to EB and suppliers (Example: Audits, Change control, CAPAs…).
  • Contributing to reject/recall decisions of EB Suppliers products.
  • Supporting disposition, deviation, and release activities at EB Suppliers.
  • Responsible for quality aspects related to the transfer or set up of processes related to EB suppliers’ products.
  • Participating in cross-functional committee for new Supplier’s selection and legacy supplier’s reviews.
  • Preparing, managing, and tracking technical agreements with EB suppliers and Quality Suppliers.
  • Assisting in the development, implementation, and review of standard operating procedures for interactions with EB suppliers.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Master’s degree preferably in a scientific or technical topic (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Mechanical, etc.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience.
  • Experience in supplier management.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process.
  • Knowledge of cGXPs, quality systems and external Manufacturing supplier management.
  • Knowledge of medical device regulations.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are providing every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

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Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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