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Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Ciaran Fahy
email Connect@hero.ie

Project Process Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-11943
Project Process Engineer

The position will be based in Ballina and report into Engineering Manager. In this role, the candidate will be a key member of the Global Engineering (GE) team that is engaged in the development of new products, processes and equipment. The role involves – – Working in partnership with various functions (R&D, Operations, Quality, Regulatory and Marketing) to develop & deliver new products for our customers – Developing and delivering new high speed automated processes and equipment sets – Definition and delivery of the optimal manufacturing approach from the product design stage right through to commercialisation and equipment validations. – Supporting the execution of various other engineering projects and supporting production as required.


  • Participate with the development team evaluations of product concepts to determine potential manufacturing processes
  • Manage the Engineering activities within the project to deliver optimal manufacturing approach from the product design
  • Detailed review and revision of proposed design(s) with the new product development team to meet design objectives
  • Review proposed product designs for manufacturability
  • Lead manufacturing strategy selection with reference to process robustness, speed to market and product cost
  • Analysis of manufacturing cost and development of plan to achieve targeted gross margin
  • Development of User Requirements Specification for all required manufacturing equipment
  • Manage Equipment vendor to ensure all requirements within the User Requirements Specification are met or exceeded
  • Development and management of project schedules for manufacturing commercialization of selected product concept
  • Development of capital expenditure plans for manufacturing equipment
  • Engagement of other Operations functions in critical decisions and developments
  • Planning and execution of equipment validations
  • Communication and review of key decisions with Value Stream Management
  • Lead manufacturing equipment delivery, testing and qualification
  • Manage on-going review and revision of equipment design with input from Operations and Engineering team
  • Development and management of project schedules for manufacturing equipment delivery and qualification.
  • Management of capital & expense budgets for assigned project
  • Planning and execution of equipment validations
  • Preparation of technical documentation in accordance with regulatory and design control requirements and with the company’s development processes.
  • Conducting statistical analysis of data and developing detailed reports documenting results, conclusions and recommendations



  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience within a high speed manufacturing environment, to include experience with project management, process and equipment development.
  • Proven track record in production equipment development and execution preferably within a regulated environment
  • Proven track-record operating in successful cross-functional product development teams
  • Understanding of existing and new technology (design and material) areas, industry trends, and product/process relationships
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential

Preferred specialized skills/technical knowledge:

  • GAMP 5, DFMEA, PFMEA and Risk Assessments
  • Track record leading machine and process design projects
  • Familiarity with DOE, validation, and statistical analysis tools
  • Project Management training / qualification
  • Proven track record in Problem solving

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Ciaran Fahy on 0874108620/ connect@hero.ie

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Ciaran Fahy


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Project Process Engineer

Ciaran Fahy

Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Ciaran Fahy
email Connect@hero.ie
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