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Engineering & Technical

Manufacturing Engineer - Contract - Cork

Contract Type: Contract
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 3/05/2018
Job Reference: 93678

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868395531

Manufacturing Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer for their site.

Job Purpose:
  • The primary purpose of this job is to support a major Manufacturing Engineering Project involving the start up of a new facility.
  • The position is part of a team within the Engineering department that contributes to the overall business metrics. This position will provide project leadership on continuous improvement, and risk mitigation initiatives and will also include liaison with outside suppliers and other DePuy Design & Manufacturing sites to ensure all goals and targets of the manufacturing process are achieved

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Deliver key projects to the Value Stream which will positively impact on the key metrics.
  • Drive process improvements/capacity increases through New technology/equipment introductions.
  • Competent in validation requirements on new equipment introductions/processes/process changes.
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, gages and special equipment for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions in conjunction with Toolroom Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Identify capital spend and budget requirements for process improvements.
  • Preparation and maintenance of all relevant manufacturing specifications.
  • Preparation and project management of all line extensions/NPI including supporting documentation as reqd.
  • Focus on reduction of unit cost of production, through accountability for specific cells i.e. Consumable Cost, Scrap Cost and Cell Efficiency.
  • Support the day to day manufacturing operation environment to allow operations to meet its targets.
  • Support business key metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology.
  • Support ongoing Safety Incident corrective actions and ERGO team initiatives/actions

Cost
  • Identify and lead cost and technical improvements under the departments continuous improvement program.
  • Provide key inputs and leadership into transformational process developments.
  • Determine equipment layouts for manufacturing cells using Lean Manufacturing tool as identified.

Supply
  • Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • New Product Introductions & Product Transfers
  • Lead or actively participate in cross-functional teams to ensure New Product Introduction/Research and Development projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

People
  • Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Projects Engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the Projects Engineering group.

Quality
  • Preparation and maintenance of manufacturing specifications for specific projects.
  • Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s, etc).
  • Ensure all process developments, NPI etc are managed in accordance with the Quality management system.

HSE&E
  • Ensure all production equipment meets all J&J Health & Safety requirements by the completion of required documentation.
  • Implementation of safety/environmental requirements on purchase of all new equipment.

Strategic
  • Work with team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
  • Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.

Key Competencies Required (To Perform The Job To Acceptable Standard)
Personal Traits
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments or projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills.
  • Flexible work ethic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Problem solving skills – to assist in maintaining project progress and on design issues.
  • Decision Making – required to make decisions on technical issues.
  • Degree of responsibility – must be capable of taking direction and taking responsibility and ownership for systems.
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills.
  • Extent of confidentiality - discretion is essential in view of contact with outside parties, product development strategies, regulatory and sales information.
  • Continuous Improvement Focus

Qualifications & Experience:
Essential
  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering / Science discipline, with 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Experience in regulated industry, FDA, ISO, etc.
  • High understanding of GMP, Compliance, Validation practices life cycle is desired
  • Experience in CNC machining of Cobalt Chrome, Titanium & Plastics is desired
  • Experience in UniGraphics CAM package is desired
  • Experience in Foundry process is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to lead significant projects to completion, on time and within budget
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions


For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 / caroline@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval


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