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Process Development Engineer

Job Title: Process Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 83980
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Aoife O Reilly
Telephone: 086 839 5531

Process Development Engineer Galway
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Process Development Engineer for their site. The Process Development Engineer will be responsible for leading on development projects and working as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Development and installation of new manufacturing and process technologies to support product development and product transfers.
  • Apply new technologies and methodologies to optimise process design & performance.
  • Establish processes based on product specifications in line with Unit Cost metrics
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Understand principles of lean manufacturing, problem solving, DOE.
  • Complete process validation for new processes and products including IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ.
  • Working with external vendors to specify, develop and commission new process technologies.
  • Setting up of new manufacturing equipment/production lines including the selection and training of process technicians and product builders, as required.
  • Responsibility for and understanding of work environment issues including H&S activities associated with new process development.
  • Development of manufacturing processes from prototyping to full scale production.
  • The manufacture and testing of prototypes.
  • Design/Source Equipment and Tooling required to meet both the capability & capacity requirements
  • Generate work plans & schedules for development activity and execute to plan

Key Requirements:
  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline, with 5yrs+ experience with manufacturing process design and optimisation within a highly regulated environment
  • Previous experience of working within a medical device environment would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven ability to conceptualise and deliver automated solutions
  • Experienced in using Six Sigma methodology for process improvement (e.g. DMAIC) and problem solving (e.g. 6-step approach)
  • Experienced in statistical analysis and use of Minitab
  • Experience with manufacturing process design and optimisation
  • Strong mechanical background with a good working knowledge of metals & plastics processing a distinct advantage
  • It is essential that the candidate will be highly innovative, motivated and organised and have excellent planning and communication skills

If you're free for a quick chat to discuss this Process Development Engineer job in Galway or any other Engineering opportunities I have available, please contact me on 086 839 5531.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Aoife O Reilly, Engineering Recruitment Consultant,

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