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Senior Engineering Manager

Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84430
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Engineering Manager

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Engineering Manager for their site.

  • Together with the Plant 2 Operations team, you will be responsible for promoting and driving COS principles to drive continuous improvement and stability to the businesses supported.
  • You will be responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership for the Manufacturing Engineering function across the production Value Streams.
  • You will ensure seamless transition of new product development projects to the manufacturing floor in line with Business and Operations objectives.
  • You will contribute to Operations strategic and tactical decision-making and developing and administrating budgets.
  • You will ensure compliance to Corporate, Divisional and Site procedures along with safety regulations and internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • You will hire, coach and develop new and existing direct reports, promoting continuous improvement, foster team working and develop skills for career advancement.
  • You will share accountability with the Plant Operations Management team for the development of a strong pipeline of talent at all levels across the organization.
  • You will maintain operating mechanisms to review and respond to measures per the QPI?s and KPI?s.
  • You will develop and foster use of strong engineering expertise, A3 problem solving methodology and project management skills for the achievement of operations goals and objectives deployed within the site.
  • In addition to leading the manufacturing engineering team, this role involves representing the Plant 2 Operations team as the value stream contact for one of the businesses supported.

  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline
  • Masters preferred and desirably with 10 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment.
  • A minimum of three to five years direct managerial experience of engineers and a career history of demonstrated progressive management experience.
  • A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong experience in process technology and validation, proven Project management skills and team development and influencing skills.
  • Experienced manager with proven leadership skills, multi-tasking skills, process improvement tools (DRM, Six Sigma), decision making & judgment skills and influencing skills are desirable. You are a Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

  • Demonstrates Global Business Acumen
  • Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions
  • Sets Strategic Direction ENGAGE
  • Collaborates and Creates Alignment
  • Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent
  • Fosters Diversity and Inclusion

  • Focuses on Patient and Customer
  • Generates Breakthrough Ideas
  • Initiates and Leads Change ACHIEVE
  • Sets High Standards
  • Instils Operational Excellence
  • Drives Accountability
  • Models Ethical Behavior

For further information on this Senior Engineering Manager role in Galway please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 /
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