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Project Engineering Manager

Job Title: Project Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 80849
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395531


Project Manager


Our client, a large medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager on an hourly contracting basis.

SUMMARY OF JOB
Development and installation of manufacturing processes and for new product introductions. The successful candidate will provide the project management and technical lead in cross functional teams to set up new processes to meet challenging project commitments in line with agreed metrics. The role will involve collaborating with global manufacturing and R&D teams to develop innovative, cost effective, stable manufacturing processes.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Identify and manage the major project tasks/ milestones, timelines and owners to support the project deployment date in collaboration with all work stream leads.
  • Develop / maintain full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a clear and timely fashion.
  • Monitor progress of all major tasks/ milestones through to completion with all project team members and other assigned owners to maintain accurate visibility of project status.
  • Report/ escalate any slippage that impacts the planned deployment dates and identify appropriate mitigation actions
  • Identify the critical path and work with team pull in / maintain completion dates
  • Manage / coordination of documentation for change control, risks/ mitigation plans, and contingency plans.
  • Lead process development requirements and work with cross functional teams in the facilities and Global facilities.
  • Provide design for manufacturing technical input to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Deliver stable manufacturing solutions in line with stability metrics process.
  • Management of development builds and validations.
  • Conduct product design reviews
  • Manage risk management and validation lifecycle for new process or process changes.
  • Full budget responsibility for project capital and expense spend
  • Influence qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk
  • Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term.
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
  • Obtained as a minimum a Degree (Level 8) in Mechanical / Biomedical / Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline
  • 2 years' experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams within a project and give direction to fellow team members, contractors, vendors to complete tasks to a defined timeline.
  • Experience using proven problem solving / Root causing techniques (8D, A3, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Timelines and Cost.
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills
  • Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes
  • Project Management Certification or experience equivalent to 3 years
  • High-level MS Applications knowledge

DESIRABLE CRITERIA
  • Proven track record in development and Installation of manufacturing processes for Product Transfer.
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
  • Obtained as a minimum a Degree (Level 8) in Mechanical / Biomedical / Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline
  • 2 years' experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams within a project and give direction to fellow team members, contractors, vendors to complete tasks to a defined timeline.
  • Experience using proven problem solving / Root causing techniques (8D, A3, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Timelines and Cost.
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills • Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes
  • Project Management Certification or experience equivalent to 3 years
  • High-level MS Applications knowledge

For further information on this Project Manager Contracting position in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 / caroline@hero.ie
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