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Engineering & Technical

Project Engineer – Normal - Cork

Contract Type: Self Employed Contractor
Location: Cork
Date: 7/03/2018
Job Reference: 92861

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 0868395531

Project Engineer – Normal
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Project Engineer - Normal for their site.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Lead the technology selection and process design for new product manufacture
  • Pioneer Design to Value (DTV) principles as part of a global project team to maximise customer value
  • Direct completion of detailed product design reviews to ensure design for manufacturability in new product designs to minimise lifecycle cost.
  • Project management and budget responsibility for NPI projects in scope of responsibility including timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • Represent the Operations team on product development projects, communicating requirements and proposing solutions
  • Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term
  • Deliver stable lean manufacturing solutions in line with manufacturing best practices
  • Direct design, development and sourcing of tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for high precision manufacturing processes. Co-ordinate with internal and external partners.
  • Direct management of the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • All employees are responsible for minimising both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform

Essential Criteria:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with 7 years’ experience is required. A Masters or PhD is an advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a medical device or equivalent manufacturing engineering environment is essential.
  • A proven track record of managing teams to successfully deliver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated capability to communicate to external stakeholders
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and complete tasks to a defined timeline.
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Experience using proven Root Cause analysis and problem-solving techniques (A3, 8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills
  • Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes

Desirable Criteria:
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

Other Skills, Experience and Education
  • Leadership skills
  • Proven technical skills
  • Ability to organise medium complexity technical issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a changing environment
  • Knowledge of safety standards
  • Knowledge of equipment and process validation and documentation procedures and processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Results orientated, completes tasks
  • Conscientious, self-directed and motivated
  • Proven problem solver
  • Organised and results orientated
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Develop good working relationships across the business
  • Ability to motivate and lead - must be team orientated
  • Honest, open, flexible approach

Methodology/Certification Requirements
  • Relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a technical position
  • Technical leadership
  • Advanced technical degree
  • Prior experience in a GMP or medical device manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in equipment and process validation activities
  • Process development experience
  • Equipment conceptual skills
  • Experience of bespoke capital equipment

For further information on this Project Engineer – Normal role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 /
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