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Engineering & Technical

Senior Engineering Manager - Clare

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
Date: 18/05/2018
Job Reference: 94942

Job Description

Contact: Deirdre Finnerty
Telephone: 086 3073779

Senior Engineering Manager
Our client, a manufacturing company in Clare are currently looking to recruit a Senior Engineering Manager for their site.

  • Be accountable for the performance and the results of the engineering and EH&S teams on site
  • Responsible for managing activities on site to achieve Business goals, further develop associates and expand capabilities
  • Oversee an overall review of the site engineering strategy inclusive of capital expenditure, and maintenance strategy.
  • Set the department objectives and align the resources to support the business needs
  • Determine the optimal manufacturing methods and processes required from start-up, building the product line, through satisfactory production.
  • Identify and solve complex, operational and organisational problems leveraging the appropriate resources within or outside the department
  • Maintain and deploy a broad knowledge of industry trends to enhance the company’s manufacturing capability
  • Responsible for budget setting, monitoring and reporting on spend inclusive of planned projects and overall engineering spend
  • Working within all groups to identify cost saving initiatives
  • Actively promote and drive the implementation of DBS tools, culture and thinking across all activities
  • Operate in a way that is consistent with the regulatory environment of Company i.e. ISO9000/GMP/FDA.
  • Ensure that the environmental system requirements are established, implemented and maintained according with the ISO 14001 standard.
  • Reporting on the performance of the environmental management system to top management for review and as a basis for improvement of the environmental system
  • Responsible for all site issues related to Environmental Health and Safety. To understand and proactively follow through on all relevant procedures and ensure compliance to all standards.

Education & Experience
  • 10 years + post qualification engineering experience in a manufacturing industry operating within a regulated, process improvement driven environment. Experience in an ISO 14001 regulated environment also a plus.
  • Batchelor’s Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing. Master is a plus.

Knowledge & Skills:
  • Proven industry experience in engineering management in the medical devices area.
  • In depth knowledge of facility and equipment maintenance
  • Experience in defining, planning and managing project work, equipment design and implementation,
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes, factory material flow and equipment related to manufacturing
  • Strong analytical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to a rapidly changing business environment,
  • Travel occasionally,
  • Six sigma certification useful but not essential.

For further information on this Senior Engineering Manager role in Clare please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779 /

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