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Principal Polymer Engineer

Job Title: Principal Polymer Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 95398
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
Contact Email: Edel@hero.ie
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 087 4108620


Principal Polymer Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Principal Polymer Engineer for their site.

Key Areas of Responsibility for the Principal Polymer Engineer
  • Develops technical solutions to complex technical problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Solutions may require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Assume the role of technical mentor for engineers in the function.
  • Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.
  • May function in a technical leadership role on major programs.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of "best practice" in product/process performance within the medical device industry.
  • Develop a support network of key divisional/corporate leaders, academic and supplier partners to enhance understanding of product manufacturing and quality.
  • Lead a culture of innovation within the function by developing and implementing engineering forums and reviews for the engineering team.
  • Drive high levels of employee engagement through a highly effective support structure developed and implemented for all engineers.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Knowledge Skills
  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with 8 or more years’ experience; Related masters degree with 6 or more years of experience; PhD with 2 or more years of experience may also be desirable.
  • Broad based business experience in high performance multi-national enterprise, at least 3 years of which has been spent in operations and/or technical leadership level in Medical Device or other highly regulated industries.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
  • Strong capability to network and influence at all organisation levels.
  • Demonstrated project management and engineering expertise associated with new product introduction (NPI) in a regulated environment.
  • Strong analytical ability with a high aptitude for understanding systems, gathering data and performing research.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Detailed understanding of the validation and verification process and its application relating to new products.
  • Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualifications are an advantage.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

For further information on this Principal Polymer Engineer role in Cork please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 / recruit@hero.ie

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