Collins McNicholas

Job Title: Process Engineering Team Leader

An exciting opportunity has become available for Engineering Team Leader from a process engineering background to lead and line manage a team of engineers within a global medical devices company.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support attainment of key business metrics through the provision of engineering support for value stream processes.
  • Talent development of team members through mentoring, training and personalised developments plans.
  • Business plan development through the identification and execution of projects and savings in areas such as Quality, Capacity, Scrap and Consumables reduction.
  • Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.

Health and Safety:

  • Actively promote a safety culture.
  • Management of tasks and action plans relating to corrective and preventative actions assigned to the team.
  • Lead contractors/vendors working on site to ensure full compliance with site safety requirements.

Cost:

  • Management of the engineering budget for the areas of responsibility.
  • Run the consumables budget through the execution of the activities committed to in the Business Plan meeting financial targets.
  • Lead a structured approach to scrap reduction within the value streams through data capture, analysis and problem-solving meeting commitments made in the Business Plan.
  • Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream.
  • Provide updates to management on a weekly and monthly basis in relation to financial performance in the areas of scrap and consumables.

Supply:

  • Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions across the team.
  • Provide support to the team in Root Cause Analysis of supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma.
  • Project Management – provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities ensuring projects are delivered to agreed timelines.

People:

  • Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives to team members
  • Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for team members in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives.
  • Provision of effective performance evaluations in a timely manner
  • Provision of continuous support and mentoring to the team members.
  • Identification of training needs of staff and opportunities for development to improve their potential.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards-based culture within the Engineering team.

Quality:

  • Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Training, Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s across the team.
  • Ensure all process development and validation activities within the team are handled in accordance with the Quality management system.
  • Provide direction and support for the development of validation strategies.

Strategic:

  • Work with Manager to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
  • Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.

Role Requirements:

  • Strong people management, mentoring & coaching skills.
  • Ability to lead multiple assignments or projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible work ethic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments.
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills with an attention for detail.
  • Extent of confidentiality – discretion is critical in view of contact with outside parties, product development strategies, regulatory and sales information.
  • Degree qualified in a meaningful Engineering / Science discipline, with 8+ years relevant experience.
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions.
  • Proven ability to understand technical issues and provide practical and cost-effective engineering solutions.

  

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Courtney Russell on 071 910 8062 or email courtney.russell@collinsmcnicholas.ie

 

 

 

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