Project Engineer II – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract


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Location Athlone Westmeath
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Gavin Moran

Project Engineer II – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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Job ID: JOB-13602

Project Engineer II

We are seeking a hands-on Manufacturing/Project Engineer to lead a project within our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering & Process Development Team. You will work closely with several functions including Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, R&D and Sustaining departments in the development and delivery of new process layouts, innovative automation solutions, improvement of lean processes necessary to produce components for a video laryngoscope product.

You have proven technical and supervisory ability, approachable and collaborate with others with ease. You are curious and questioning and establish risks and pitfalls to ensure surprises are minimized. You are an effective communicator with all levels of the organisation and comfortable with presenting to senior management. You are energised by tough challenges and persevere to achieve the final result, yet are objective and escalate issues early. You can identify conflict early and work effectively and professionally in conflict situations.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

• Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling, fabrication of tools and equipment.

• Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout

• Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

• Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

• Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

• Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

• Implement statistical process control, OEE and process efficiency measurement and improvement tools.

• Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Key Skills & Experience

Level 8 or higher qualification in Mechanical, Polymer, Biomedical or related Engineering /Science discipline with good hands-on working knowledge of Extrusion, Blow moulding or Injection moulding, Automation and robotics. Requires broad knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems, techniques and practices typically gained through extensive experience and/or education. Requires minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a highly regulated environment, typically Medtech / Pharma / Plastics processing environments. A Project Management qualification and experience would be advantageous.

• Application of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC, and DOE.

• Experienced in working with DFA (Design for Automation), Lean Sigma, Analytical packages incl. Minitab.

• Development of manufacturing documentation (MP, IP, BOM, CDP, IQ, OQ, PQ). 4

• Leading project teams tasked with process improvements, material changes, automation, validation, CAPA, continuous improvement activities, training and varied manufacturing engineering activities.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Successful track record in delivering projects through application of sound Project Management techniques and principles

• Computer literate; word processing, spreadsheets, Solid works, AutoCad.

• Knowledge of materials associated with medical devices such as polymers (nylons, PVC, polyethylene, polypropylene, Pebax, PTFE, polycarbonate, etc.).

• Knowledge of processes associated with medical device manufacturing such as adhesive and thermal bonding, RF welding, tip melting, etc. Injection Moulding experience is a distinct advantage.

• A dynamic team player who can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. An effective and creative problem solver

• Planning and execution of projects from conception through to completion, meeting schedules and budgets

• Energetic, self-driven with a tenacious drive for results and motivated to ensure on-time, high-quality delivery of projects in accordance with plant KPIs. Well organized and resourceful.

For further information on this role in please contact on Gavin Moran on 087 4108620 or

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Project Engineer II – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Gavin Moran

Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Gavin Moran
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