Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details

Engineering & Technical

Project Lead- Normal - Cork

Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Date: 10/08/2018
Job Reference: 94660

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

Engineering Project Leader

Job Purpose:
Lead the consolidation and on-time execution of new technology implementation.
Organizational Interfaces:
  • Core Project Teams, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Line Support Engineering, Quality Assurance Department, New Product Introduction, Materials and Surface Technology, Front End Research and Development
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Consolidation and validation of Project Plans and deliverables.
  • Co-ordination of effective resourcing of projects and the management of individual performances to defined objectives.
  • Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives for each project team member
  • Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for each team member in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives
  • Manage the day to day deliverables of the Project teams
  • Work with the project team members on a continuous basis to ensure objectives are met or exceeded
  • Consolidate and communicate project status updates as per stakeholder expectations
  • Manage communication and work commitments with teams’ external to the core team.
  • Co-ordinate project meetings, manage attendance and ensure defined behavioural norms are sustained.
  • Facilitate issue resolution through strong and consistent leadership and the application of leadership tools such as the ACM.
  • Facilitate technical problem resolution through the application of best practice tools such as 8-D, DMAIC, etc.
  • Ensure that all changes and activities conform to local and corporate, statutory, legislative and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality.
  • Provide continuous support and mentoring to the core team members.
  • Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and supply.
  • Adherence To The Company’s Procedures As Detailed In The Sop Manual 
Key Competencies Required
  • 4 years’ experience in project management
  • Track record in team leadership including strong mentoring & coaching skills demonstrated in a business environment
  • Highly experienced in Project Management Systems and their development
  • Strong communication, reporting and presentation skills.
  • Previously worked with rigorous project management methodology.
  • Good organizational skills and orientation to detail
  • Strong time management focus.
  • Familiar and experienced in problem solving methodologies.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments.
  • Demonstrated record of strategic thinking and tactical responsiveness
Qualifications & Experience
  • 3rd Level Degree, preferably in mechanical or manufacturing engineering
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project Management
  • Proven Project Management experience (min 4 years’ experience).
  • Track record of project delivery.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards
  • Working Knowledge of Equipment and Process Validation
  • Experience in high volume medical device manufacturing environment
  • Certification in Project Management
  • Project management experience in the Health Care Industry.
  • Master’s in Business Administration and / or Engineering

For further information on this Engineering Project Leader role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

Share this Job

Our Clients

With a reputation across three decades in the making, HERO Recruitment continues to impress our clients and candidates with our passion and dedication to our craft.

See More

What people say

Our strong reputation for quality placements in key roles has earned us the status of agency of choice. HERO Recruitment’s commitment to superior service is what sets us apart from our competitors and has rewarded us with many exclusive and semi-exclusive client and candidate relationships.  Here is what our clients and candidates say about us…

See More

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

“Merit Medical have partnered with Hero for the past 10 years. During this time we have grown our employee numbers to 630 employees. Our experience of working with HERO is that they have a personal client focused approach, they know the market and they can deliver on the candidates.  The medical device market is competitive and our company success is dependent on the quality of our people, we want the best there is in the market so we can grow and in turn offer development opportunities to our people. 

Mary Collins,
Senior Director, Human Resources Europe
Merit Medical

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 

Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King