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Process Development Engineer

Job Title: Process Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
REF: 85113
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Process Development Engineer
Our client, a multinational medical device firm are looking for a R&D Process Development Engineer to join their team.
Job purpose:
To apply lean manufacturing techniques in process development activities within the R&D group. To ensure that new products and processes are assessed for manufacturability and high volume and quality production.
Job Responsibilities include:
  • Application of lean manufacturing techniques and process control techniques to catheter line
  • Develop best manufacturing practices and processes for medical devices
  • Placement in manufacturing in India for up to 3 months to support ramp up of line to ensure best manufacturing practice and quality standards
  • Drive lean engineering into R&D device development
  • Identify process improvement project and work with R&D, Operations & Quality teams to drive these to successful conclusion
  • Introduce KPI?s to track line throughputs and take time metrics for process development.
  • Lead process characterisation activities to map the process inputs and outputs
  • Drive GMP and Quality & Process improvement projects
Skills Criteria:
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively with multinational cross functional team to achieve company objectives
  • Project planning skills and execution of project in a timely effective manner
  • Knowledge of structured problem solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD modelling packages, preferably Solidworks
  • Min 2 years? experience in medical device manufacturing / lean engineering with balloon catheter and stent delivery catheter experience preferred
  • Bachelor/Masters of Engineering in Biomedical, Medical or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Reporting to Galway R&D with dotted line to Operations in India
  • Engineering degree in Biomedical / Mechanical / other relevant
  • Min 3 years? experience in medical device manufacturing
For further information on this Senior Process Development Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 091730022 /
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