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Engineering & Technical

Project Engineer –Research - Cork

Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Date: 2/11/2018
Job Reference: 99017

Job Description

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Anne - Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Project Engineer –Research

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Project Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

  • The Project Engineer will be responsible for managing a European funded project with a duration of 3 years.
  • The role will involve ensuring delivery of milestones and work package deliverables as part of a European project consortium.
  • This will require some technical knowledge in the areas of sensors, sensor integration in manufacturing equipment, and predictive maintenance; as well as, in-depth knowledge of manufacturing design protocols.
  • Additionally, the successful candidate will develop and manage the collaborations with key project partners and ensure effective communication throughout the project.
  • Moreover, the project engineer will be responsible for meeting the project reporting requirements.
  • The project engineer will report to the research coordinator responsible for the project.
  • The successful candidate will be based in Cork.

Organisational Interfaces:
  • Manufacturing Research & Innovation Unit and project partners as well as, manufacturing/automation engineers, outside contractors, integration partners, equipment suppliers, research organisations, staff from Manufacturing Technology and Innovation Centre of Excellence.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To develop equipment and software user requirements specifications.
  • To build demonstrators for technologies investigated as part of European project.
  • To evaluate the technologies investigated as part of European project
  • To write project reports.
  • To work with project partners to develop sensing and advanced analytics solutions
  • To project manage a European Project.
  • To provide guidance to other staff and students in own specialist area
  • To carry out the research activities assigned to the research project.
  • To manage the relationships with key project partners.
  • To provide team with regular project updates
  • To take part in knowledge-transfer activities, including collaborative meetings with other research groups
  • maintain knowledge and understanding within the field/specialism, transforming and applying knowledge acquired from project to research
  • Work with all relevant project teams to deliver project on time and on budget with the required quality level.
  • Ensure compliance with company’s procedures, cGMP, recognised quality standards and regulatory expectation. Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Open to travel to support development.

Key Competencies Required:
  • Technical knowledge in predictive maintenance
  • Project management skills
  • Communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to work
  • High standards
  • Flexible
  • Availability to travel as required by the research projects
  • Analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Highly computer literate
  • Influencing skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly motivated with an interest in self-development

  • BSc in an engineering discipline
  • 3 years’ experience working in industry
  • 1 year experience in a research or innovation environment
  • High level of technical English
  • Background in manufacturing engineering
  • Project Management Professional with experience managing Research projects
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations

  • 1 year experience in a regulated industrial environment
  • PhD or Research Masters in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in managing European funded projects
  • Process Excellence – Six Sigma Blackbelt certified
  • Knowledge of advanced analytics and predictive maintenance

For further information on this Project Engineer role in Cork please contact Anne - Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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