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Design Project Manager

Job Title: Design Project Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 92482
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395533

Design Project Manager
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Design Project Manager for their site.

Objectives of Position:
  • To grow the company's product design and New product introduction capabilities to win new customers through offering improved design and process options.
  • Support Business development team to win new business in product development space.
  • Project Manage product design and new product development/introduction projects
  • Work with customers and potential customers to promote the company in the area of product re-design.
  • Provide technical reports on DFX and VAVE for customers.
  • Build product design and NPI team to expand group's capability.
  • Work closely with Corporate Design team on product options for the company
  • Support product design and development on customer visits.
  • Provide customer support through direct involvement on Customer Focus Teams
  • Ensure the smooth introduction of new products in a high volume production environment
  • Ability to apply and implement concepts of Lean Manufacturing to new product designs.


Responsibilities:
Quality:
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Health & Safety:
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Legislation and Regulations.
  • Manage technical resources to support NPI and product re-design projects.
  • Coach and mentor technical resources to grow and develop product design group in Fermoy.
  • Support PVT's & Engineering Builds.
  • Provide detailed Technical reports on DFX and VAVE.
  • Provide DFM on New Product Developments
  • Ensure New Product builds are successful in Production
  • Support customer's visits and work with Business development and Corporate Design teams to grow customer base.

Measurements:
  • Completion of in house training programme
  • Understand, Use and improve in house Procedures
  • Increase product design offering and win new customers in product re-design space.
  • Quarterly reporting to site management team on active projects detailing advancements & improvement opportunities
  • Creation and delivery of company design capabilities PowerPoint pack to new prospective customers
Personnel Specifications
Essential:
  • Degree in Design/Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial)
  • 5/7 years' experience in a similar design/project management engineering role
  • Excellent equipment knowledge and process debug troubleshoot skills
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturing
  • Good communication and influencing skills
  • Customer facing experience.
  • Project Management Qualification and /or experience

Desirable:
  • Design development, DFM and VAVE experience
  • Medical device industry knowledge
  • Lean practice implementation

For further information on this Design Project Manager role in Cork please contact Bimi Felix on 086 8395533 / bimi@hero.ie

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