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Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 95321
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Email: contracting@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8168298

Process Engineer

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Process Engineer for their site.

Responsibilities
General
  • Support attainment of key business metrics through the provision of engineering support for value stream processes.
  • Elimination of safety and quality risks in the process through the delivery of robust engineering solutions.
  • Manage costs through the delivery of scrap, reprocessing and consumable projects.
  • Liaise with Toolroom and process technicians to develop and qualify tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for the wax injection and assembly process.
  • Implement robust maintenance and critical spares procedures to ensure production tooling and equipment are always in optimal condition to deliver excellent product quality. Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.
  • Preparation of all relevant manufacturing specifications pertaining to the wax injection and assembly process.
  • Support the foundry virtual team through participation and collaboration across sites.
HS&E
  • Actively promote a safety culture.
  • Manage contractors / vendors working on site to ensure full compliance with site safety requirements.
  • Ensure production equipment meets all relevant national and Health, Safety and Environment requirements through completion of required assessments and documentation.
Quality
  • Competent in validation requirements for new consumables / materials and process changes.
  • Updates and maintenance of manufacturing specifications for process steps.
  • Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s.
  • Ensure all process development, validation, etc. is managed in accordance with the Quality management system.
  • Support internal / external audits as foundry value stream SME and lead investigations related to non-conformances, CAPA or audit observations.
Supply
  • Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions.
  • Root Cause Analysis and implementation of robust solutions to supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma (DMAIC).
  • Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities ensuring projects are delivered to agreed timelines.
Cost
  • Contribute to scrap reduction within the value stream through a structured approach to data capture, analysis and problem solving.
  • Identify and lead cost and technical improvements under the department’s continuous improvement program.
  • Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream.
  • Determine equipment layouts for manufacturing cells using Lean Manufacturing tool as identified.
People
  • Actively interface with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating and project requirements.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the Engineering team.
Strategic
  • Work with Team Lead and/or Manager to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
  • Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.
Key Competencies Required
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments or projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Flexible work ethic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Good Problem Solving skills (8D, DMAIC etc.).
  • Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments.
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills with an attention for detail.
  • Extent of confidentiality - discretion is essential in view of contact with outside parties, product development strategies, regulatory and sales information.
Qualifications & Experience
Essential
  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering / Science discipline, with 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead significant projects to completion, on time and within budget.
  • Experience in wax or plastic injection moulding; tool development, maintenance and qualification, injection process optimization, injection simulation software
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret product engineering drawings and understand inspection techniques (gauging, CMM, bluelight scanning).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical issues and provide practical and cost-effective engineering solutions.
Desirable
  • Foundry experience ideally in Investment Casting.
For further information on this Process Engineer role in Cork Please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 / contracting@hero.ie

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