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Senior Project Process Engineer

Job Title: Senior Project Process Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
REF: 90845
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anna McGowan
Telephone: 0864667369

Senior Project Process Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Mayo are currently looking to recruit a Senior Project Process Engineer for their site.

  • Process Improvements: Position will be responsible for identifying and implementing process & product improvements in the area including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), yield and process up-time. As a Senior Engineer contribute to process improvement targets and planning to meet strategic business goals (5-year outlook) and related annual budget.
  • Use capacity analysis software and SPC techniques to optimize performance.
  • Facilitate Total Productive Manufacturing programs for assigned assets as a key enabler.
  • Support spares and consumables budget, preventive maintenance and calibration schedules.
  • Responsible for the provision of high level technical support and response to Operations requirements. Support first line responders / Craftspersons and Production Associates.
  • Mange a small team of Engineers each of which are assigned to a specific element of the process such as hydrophilic coating, punch / sleeving, packaging and peripheral / other.
  • Support operation enablers such as Total Productive Maintenance Program, Standard Work, Visual Management and other Lean Sigma initiatives.
  • Process Qualification: Periodic support qualification of new products / processes, and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • New Product introduction: support timely introduction on any new products or product upgrades in the designated Value Stream area; including development of product costs (COGS).
  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: responsible for ensuring safety compliance in the area and supporting both execution and timely closeout of risk assessments
  • Project Planning & Tracking: responsible for reporting on process performance, plans to optomize the process and project management where applicable. Formally communicating / reporting same. Responsible for maintaining project budgetary control.
  • Mentor and actively support and coach Process / Manufacturing Engineers in order to develop their technical and professional capabilities.
  • Work closely with frontline resources such as the Operational Shift Team Leader, Craftspersons, Production Associates and other relevant support functions in a unionized environment.
  • Flexibility / periodic out-of-office hours support is critical in support of Operations requirements at short notice. Operations run 24-7 / 48 weeks of the year.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Medium to high volume automation experience pneumatics, pick and place, vision systems, robotics and ideally including PLC/Controls
  • Continuous improvement tools and techniques to measure and improve the process.
  • Familiarity with validation and DOE techniques, statistical analysis tools, and/or DFM principles.
  • Foundation knowledge of Lean Sigma principles
  • Excellent root cause analysis skills
  • 5+ years post qualification experience in general Manufacturing Engineering, with a focus on mechanical systems & their application in a manufacturing environment (batch type process for the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical/ air-motive industry preferred)
  • 3yrs+ Process Optimization and development experience.
  • People management experience and budgetary responsibilities.
  • Flexibility in support of a 24-7 operations
  • Masters in Project Management or Manufacturing Systems or equivalent
  • Data Analytics / SPC Capability
  • ASQ Green/Black Belt Certification / Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Machine design experience
  • PLC / Software experience
  • Project Management Training/Qualification
  • Supervisory or commercial experience
  • Reliability Excellence Experience (Total Productive Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance, Reliability / Predictive Maintenance)
  • FDA, ISO13485 or equivalent experience preferred
For further information on this Senior Project Process Engineer role in Mayo please contact Anna McGowan on 0864667369 /

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