Job Detail

Location Leitrim
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
email jobs@hero.ie

NPI Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11307
NPI Engineer

Commutable from Sligo, Longford, Roscommon

Required Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

  • Third level engineering qualification in Polymer, Biomedical, Mechanical, Design; Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a Science / Technology / Engineering related discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Automation or equivalent)
  • Ideally 2-3 years’ experience in new product introduction, manufacturing, quality or process engineering, preferably in catheter manufacturing.
  • Experience in Project Management regarding new product introduction, preferably in a Medical Device environment.
  • Preferably highly competent in manufacturing processes used for manufacturing catheters etc., including extrusion, moulding, balloon forming, braiding, packaging and other assembly techniques.

Duties / Accountabilities (incl. Deputation): This involves but is not limited to:

  • Leading Projects and Project teams to ensure Project Goals are met especially on time delivery, quality requirements and cost targets are achieved.
  • Planning, implementing and co-ordination of New Product Introductions to include: product design, product specifications, process validations identification of training needs, process & equipment layout, production procedures, material specifications, material & packaging procurement.
  • Ensure the requirements of ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 are considered during design, development and new product introduction and integrated into production processes.
  • Sourcing and implementing tooling, equipment and technologies, as required to implement the manufacture of new and existing production. Co-ordinating the supply of extrusions, if required, with the Extrusion department including agreeing specifications of tubing, resins and quality requirements.
  • Ensuring effective and comprehensive customer communication throughout the duration of the project.
  • Planning and co-ordination to ensure that the necessary testing, evaluation & control of equipment measures are in place to monitor & support product quality.
  • Planning and co-ordinating New Product Design to include Design Inputs, Design Outputs, Design Verification and Design Validation including, where necessary, Clinical trials, Technical Files, Technical Reports and Design history Files.
  • Development of Manufacturing Process in conjunction with New Product Introduction Team including, as required, training of technicians, process operators and other staff.
  • Planning and implementing manufacturing cell lay-outs, work station design and material handling to ensure efficient manufacturing to meet product cost targets, efficiency targets and quality targets.
  • Leading Project management teams to ensure on-time task completion, effective teamwork, good motivation and effective communication.
  • Especially in the area of New Products but also existing products, participation in areas such as Customer Complaints, CAPA’s, etc., either as responsible for timely closure or providing technical support.
  • Completing any tasks within the project scope including validations, testing, product design and so forth.
  • Supporting the business acquisition process by way of completing quotations for piece part prices, equipment and other project costs. Providing technical support and customer communication as required.
  • Completing other tasks as assigned.
  • Management of PAO/Trainer/Technician/Associate/NPI Engineers, as applicable (Senior NPI Engineer).
  • Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Be aware of the potential environmental impacts associated with your work and the implications of non-conformance.
  • Contribute to enhanced energy performance by conservation of energy where possible (Lighting, Equipment, Air Conditioning etc.).
  • Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management systems through participation, providing feedback/ suggestions for improvement and by reporting accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss/ illness, good catch and environmental incidents in a timely manner.

For further information on this role please contact Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903 / jobs@hero.ie

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Tommy McKeown

JOB-11307

NPI Engineer

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
email jobs@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 010 09 03
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