An exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Process Engineer to join a world-leading Medical Device company based in Tipperary on a permanent contract.
Provides support to the manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with quality and research and development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.
Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or processes, for current programmes, next generation programmes and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company. Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
Analyses and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.
Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks. Serves as a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees. May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
Interacts cross-functionally and with internal and external customers. Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters. Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.
Participates in validation activity. Role may vary between providing input to owning activities such as protocol/report writing and managing execution of validation activities.
(Experience/Education) National Framework of Qualifications NFQ level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline and 2+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills) Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures. General understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
(Cognitive Skills) Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Must have a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.
(Influence/Leadership) Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks. May lead a project team of moderate scope. Provides guidance to less experienced staff. Acts as a mentor to lower-level individual contributors. Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Barry O'Brien.