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Manufacturing Engineer - NPI

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer - NPI
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 88443
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Email: anne@hero.ie
Telephone: 0212066287

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

Job Purpose:
As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be an integral part of a global team who will develop and bring to market a next generation hip system. On a daily basis your work in the Innovation Centre will interact with Quality, Operations and the Design team to develop this system throughout its lifecycle from concepts to market launch. You will lead many process feasibility discussions while utilizing your experience to ensure the development of a highly successful product that will surpass customer expectations. You will research, develop and implement technologies to develop a robust supply chain. In this highly rewarding role your communication and project management skills will be critical to success. You will report directly to the Engineering Team Leader and work closely with the global project team.

Summary of Job:
The manufacturing Engineer will be required to:
  • Develop deep insights into the needs of our patients, customers, markets and communities. To cultivate external relationships and forge internal collaboration across all levels of the enterprise.
  • Drive innovation by anticipating and shaping industry and market changes to advance health care globally. To translate insights into viable products and solutions that create value.
  • Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams. To empower people to act with speed, agility, and accountability
  • Lead Value Engineering activities while ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle.



Principle Responsibilities:
  • New Product Introduction
  • Lead technology selection and process design for new product manufacture.
  • Manage equipment Asset Lifecycle (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ), PFMEA/risk assessment studies and process Verification/Validation activities.
  • Lead process optimisation activities.
  • Deliver stable, lean manufacturing solutions.
  • Budget control

Essential Criteria:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a medical device or equivalent regulated environment
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Proven Root Cause analysis and problem solving techniques (A3, 8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Excellent Planning & Organisational Skills
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes

Desirable Criteria:
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical area
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Value engineering practitioner
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

Non-Technical Skills and Additional Details
Desirable Criteria:
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical area
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Value engineering practitioner
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).
For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer - NPI role in Cork please contact Anne Gough on 0212066287 / anne@hero.ie
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