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Process Development Engineer - Design Services

Job Title: Process Development Engineer - Design Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 97698
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 087 2197421

Process Development Engineer - Design Services
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Process Development Engineer - Design Services for their site.

Summary of the role:
  • The Process Development Engineer will be responsible for leading the development of new manufacturing technologies in our design services product design and manufacturing business.
  • During the development phase of the projects, he/she will work with the project development teams and during the product commercialisation with the product transfer team

Key Responsibilities as Process Development Engineer - Design Services:
  • Lead process development on development projects, working as part of the project team.
  • 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

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

For further information on this Process Development Engineer - Design Services role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 / recruit@hero.ie
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