Collins McNicholas

Role Description

  • The Candidate will be working with and supporting other team members on the entire process to improve yield, productivity and ensure production targets are met
  • This is a technical role requiring problem-solving through data analysis using scientific methods focusing on process capability
  • Working on step change ‘deep dive’ projects as well as practical problem solving continuous improvement projects. Focus on metrics, live dashboards and final product yield
  • The role will require the candidate to work closely with other process engineers
  • The role will report into the Production Manager and will offer scope for both personal and career development

Duties and Tasks

  • Ensure safety is number one priority in all work carried out
  • Lead process improvement projects
  • Practical problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Material, Quality & Process parameter monitoring and control
  • Follow through on actions logs, project milestones and presentations.
  • Look for new innovative technologies Build a deep understanding of process variables
  • Daily, weekly & monthly reporting of product and process metrics
  • Work with management systems, Process change management, ISO, FMEA, risk assessment, standard work documents

Educational / Professional Skills Required 

  • Appropriate Engineering or Science qualification. Ideally Mechanical, Manufacturing or Material Engineering degree, NFQ Level 8 or higher.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and lean systems is an advantage
  • Some experience in processes.
  • Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems.
  • Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks, follow through on actions is required
  • IT literacy including Excel, SQL databases, Minitab.
  • Excellent communication, people and team working skills
  • A team player with a can do, pro-active attitude and a passion for improvement

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