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Senior Manufacturing Engineer NPI

Job Title: Senior Manufacturing Engineer NPI
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 95417
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Deirdre Finnerty
Telephone: 086 3073779

Senior NPI Engineer

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

Position Summary of the Senior NPI Engineer
  • Responsible for accelerating the pace and effectiveness of NPI by developing a culture of innovation within the engineering team while leveraging our GQO and divisional partnerships.
  • Technical oversight and leadership for programmes and for setting technical direction and competency framework for the multi-site engineering team.
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining the technical objectives of the assignment.

Key Areas of Responsibility of the Senior NPI Engineer
  • Develops technical solutions to complex technical problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Solutions may require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Assume the role of technical mentor for engineers in the function.
  • Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.
  • May function in a technical leadership role on major programs.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of "best practice" in product/process performance within the medical device industry.
  • Develop a support network of key divisional/corporate leaders, academic and supplier partners to enhance understanding of product manufacturing and quality.
  • Lead a culture of innovation within the function by developing and implementing engineering forums and reviews for the engineering team.
  • Drive high levels of employee engagement through a highly effective support structure developed and implemented for all engineers.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications Skills of the Senior NPI Engineer
  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with 6 or more years’ experience;
  • Related Masters degree with 5 or more years of experience; PhD with 2 or more years of experience may also be desirable
  • Broad based business experience in high performance multi-national enterprise, at least 3 years of which has been spent in operations and/or technical leadership level in Medical Device or other highly regulated industries.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
  • Strong capability to network and influence at all organisation levels.
  • Demonstrated project management and engineering expertise associated with new product introduction
  • (NPI) in a regulated environment.
  • Strong analytical ability with a high aptitude for understanding systems, gathering data and performing research.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Detailed understanding of the validation and verification process and its application relating to new products.
  • Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualifications are an advantage.
  • High level of PC Skills required.

For further information on this Senior NPI Engineer role in Cork please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779 /

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