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Process Engineering Team Leader

Job Title: Process Engineering Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 79847
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Process Engineering Team Leader

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Process Engineering Team Leader for their site in Cork.

JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for leading a team providing engineering support to manufacturing operations and contributing towards key business drivers such as HSE, Quality, Supply and Cost.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
General
  • Support attainment of key business metrics through the provision of engineering support for value stream processes.
  • Talent development of team members through coaching, training and personalised developments plans.
  • Business plan development through the identification and execution of projects and savings in areas such as Quality, Capacity, Scrap and Consumables reduction.
  • Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.

HS&E
  • Actively promote a safety culture.
  • Management of tasks and action plans relating to corrective and preventative actions assigned to the team.
  • Manage contractors / vendors working on site to ensure full compliance with site safety requirements.

Cost
  • Management of the engineering budget for the areas of responsibility.
  • Manage the consumables budget through the execution of the activities committed to in the Business Plan meeting financial targets.
  • Lead a structured approach to scrap reduction within the value streams through data capture, analysis and problem solving meeting commitments made in the Business Plan.
  • Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream.
  • Provide updates to management on a weekly and monthly basis in relation to financial performance in the areas of scrap and consumables.

Supply
  • Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions across the team.
  • Provide support to the team in Root Cause Analysis of supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma.
  • Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities ensuring projects are delivered to agreed timelines.


People

  • Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives to team members
  • Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for team member's in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives.
  • Provision of effective performance reviews in a timely manner
  • Provision of continuous support and mentoring to the team members.
  • Identification of training needs of staff and opportunities for development to maximize their potential.
  • 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.

Quality
  • Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Training, Audit Actions, NCR's, CAPA's across the team.
  • Ensure all process development and validation activities within the team are managed in accordance with the Quality management system.
  • Provide direction and support for the development of validation strategies.

Strategic
  • Work with Manager to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
  • Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (TO PERFORM THE JOB TO ACCEPTABLE STANDARD)
Personal Traits
  • Strong people management, mentoring & coaching skills.
  • 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.
  • 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 8+ years relevant experience.
  • 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
  • Previous people management experience.
  • Experience in a regulated industry.
  • Experience in 5 axis CNC machining including Siemens Unigraphics NX CAM programming.
  • Foundry experience ideally in Investment Casting.
  • Experience with Cleanlines or Packaging.
  • Experience in regulated industry, FDA, ISO, etc.
  • Certification in Six Sigma or Statistical Engineering.


For further information on this Process Engineering Team Leader role in Cork please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 091730022 / deirdre@ccprecruit.ie
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