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Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 83992
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Process Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Process Engineer for their site.

Purpose
The successful candidate will be working closely with R&D and Manufacturing on the development of robust, capable, cost effective & safe manufacturing processes, equipment, materials and products and will support efficient and effective transfer of new products & processes into commercial production.

Key Responsibilities
  • Previous new product development and/or manufacturing experience in medical / pharmaceutical industries a distinct advantage; in particular strong knowledge and application of process and equipment validation techniques, PFMEA's, and associated regulatory requirements and applies this knowledge in the efficient & timely validation of equipment and processes.
  • Demonstrates strong technical expertise on process/product technologies to support selection, design, optimisation, validation and troubleshooting of, and can mentor engineers and technicians in problem resolution on, those technologies.
  • Continuous improvement focus, demonstrating strong knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies and applies these tools in the characterization, optimization and troubleshooting of process equipment and technology performance
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and application of Lean methodologies, and process improvement tools in identification and elimination of "waste" process steps and development of efficient, cost effective equipment and processes.
  • Liaises with Equipment Engineering or external equipment/tooling or material vendors in the selection, design & development of new (or upgrades to existing) equipment, tooling and materials.
  • Leads the development and execution of experimentation and testing to enable characterisation, optimization and troubleshooting of key processes and equipment and summarises, analyses and draws conclusions from test results leading to effective technical resolution.
  • Co-ordinates the introduction of new processes, equipment and materials including installation, calibration, EHS assessment debug, and all associated process and quality system documentation requirements including technical and process work instructions.
  • Completes or leads the writing and release of process validation documentation including FMEA's, Validation Plans, protocols and reports.
  • Co-ordinates execution and documentation of validation builds, co-ordinates testing of validation units and the compilation, analysis and reporting of the validation results.
  • Supervision of one or more Technicians, managing their technical development and facilitating their daily and project tasks as required.
  • Demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
  • Understands and complies with all the regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Travel to other sites / vendors as part of Technology development & transfer activities.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Honours Degree - HETAC Level 8
  • Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience


For further information on this Process Engineer role in Galway please contact Tracy Lenihan on 091730022 / tracy@hero.ie
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