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Operations Project Engineer | Start up | Galway

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20177

Our client, a Global Medical Device Company are bringing their operations to Galway and are looking for

an experienced Operations Project Engineer to join their team.


The Role:

This Operations Project Engineer will lead a PMO, coordinate & report on all Operational Projects in support of key processes with key suppliers as well as internal manufacturing. They will be responsible for the technical leadership & coordination across operations and liaise will all other functions such as manufacturing, Supply chain & R&D


  • Generate master project plans for all of operations that will link R&D, Supply Chain, Supplier & internal manufacturing across a complex supply chain.
  • Work with PMO within R&D and ensure linkage right through to commercialization of products.
  • Work with Vendors across entire supply chain to incorporate vendor process changes into PMO.
  • Create Validation plans along with manufacturing engineers for the qualification of product & process when required.
  • Provide a validation strategy across multiple functions. Own and present strategy, drive a cadence for continuous review & progress.
  • Coordinate with supply chain and production to get the builds completed and oversee the build plans with OEM’s.
  • Communicates effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders. Report out on key project plans & progress to plans effectively & efficiently.
  • Supports Continuous Improvement of Quality & Quality Systems, Service Capability and Total Cost of Ownership throughout the Supply Chain.
  • Responsible for supporting objectives of the Team in terms of Quality, Cost and Service.
  • Promotes the Quality System within the Supply Base.
  • Identifies, Supports and Leads Material Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s) throughout the Supply Chain.


  • 5 years’ work experience in PMO role or similar field in Medical Devices
  • HETAC Level 8 degree required. 
  • PMP preferred
  • Working knowledge of Process Validation from R&D to Commercial
  • Knowledge to scope, plan and execute risk review and successfully remediate risks highlighted because of the review process.
  • General knowledge of complimentary industry practices, techniques, and standards.
  • Stakeholder management
  • Relationship management and effective communication skills.

For more information on this role and a confidential discussion please contact Amy Newell on 091 706 718 or email