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Senior Materials Engineer - Contract

Job Title: Senior Materials Engineer - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 94259
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

Senior Materials Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Materials Engineer for their site.

Overall Responsibilities
  • Provide leading role in project delivery of Raw Materials related projects as part of the cluster Materials Development team.
  • The Materials Engineer (Raw Materials) will be responsible for leading and delivering projects as part of strategic technology Virtual teams.
  • Apply Engineering and Materials knowledge to relevant manufacturing processes both external and internal to optimise end to end manufacturing process.
  • Collaborating with Source, Procurement, R&D, Engineering and Operations functions, the position will be responsible for identifying and leading materials related engineering projects ensuring optimum manufacturing process in terms of Quality, Service and COGS.

Position Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ownership for projects in the area Materials Development
  • High level understanding of Materials manufacturing processes
  • Participate in the development of long-term strategies for materials related technologies
  • Conduct detailed product / process design reviews
  • Responsible for the identification, valuation, planning, organizing, execution, and coordination of quality, deliver and value improvement projects at key, strategic metals suppliers.
  • Implement of cost effective manufacturing solutions to drive end to end manufacturing efficiencies in partnership with Source and strategic suppliers
  • Conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
  • Project management responsibility for Material Development projects
  • Support root cause analysis activities related to material processes
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions
  • SME for Materials related manufacturing process
  • Development of advanced materials related manufacturing processes from end to end within the supply chain, including raw materials, process design and optimisation
  • Support the development of capital business cases for new process development projects

Education & Experience Requirements:
  • BSc in Materials Science or Engineering.
  • 4-6 years’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry.
  • Project management experience

  • Ph.D. or MSc qualification in Material Sciences or similar
  • Materials characterisation – advanced analytical techniques
  • Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3)
  • Surface Science Characterization Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX etc)

For further information on this Senior Materials Engineer role in Cork please contact Please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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