An exciting new opportunity to join a growing New Product Introduction Team in a large medical device company 20 minutes outside of Galway city. The company is looking for a new NPI Engineer to lead New Product Introduction (NPI) and Product Development (PD) projects.
Lead the execution of the following NPI and PD activities:
Supporting the Introduction of ISO56000, Innovation Management Standard.
Design & Development of New Products through the Customers design process.
Prototyping and Testing concept and initial Engineering builds.
Design Verification and Validation including the development of test protocols & and reports.
Risk Assessment and Risk Management as per ISO13485.
Identify the requirements for new Technologies to support robust products and processes.
Test Method & Process Development using statistical tools (R&R, DOE, Equivalence Tests).
Clearly defined processes documented in standard work instructions.
Process Verification and Validation for release of products for commercialisation.
Project Management and Execution of assigned projects spanning from concept to commercialisations including budgeting, prioritisation, resource management, status/stakeholder management, and external communication
Scope & define new Technology User Requirements required to support the implementation of new projects.
Skills and Experience:
Highly Effective and articulate communication skills with an ability to convey and link with people at all levels of the organisation.
An ability to work cross-functionally as this role requires interaction with different functions across the Group.
Demonstrates a behaviour of high performance and creates an environment of high engagement within the NPI Team.
Project Management of NPI & PD projects using appropriate methods and tools. (e.g. PMBOK, Agile)
Six Sigma – lead problem solving and process improvement projects of medium to high complexity.
Proficient and proven experience of Product and Process Validation.
NFQ Level 8 or higher in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Bio-Medical) is preferred.
Other qualifications in Project Management and Six Sigma will be a distinct advantage.
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Rhys Joyce.