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Project Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 19725

Project Engineer


This role is with a reputable multinational medical device manufacturer in the North West. As Project Engineer you will lead and coordinate the project engineering activities associated with the further development of new and existing manufacturing capacity. The position will utilize learnings from existing manufacturing technologies to aid in the development of new technologies with the overall objective of developing & implementing higher output systems. The role will include oversight of overall process development, including liaising with technology partners to achieve desired outcome. Main responsibilities include;


  • New Process Implementation: Position responsible for timely implementation of new manufacturing processes in the designated Value Stream area. Projects will include Capacity, New Products, and Cost Reduction, and will involve highly automated production equipment. Position will provide leadership of cross-functional team to deliver on same objectives. Scope would include: User Requirements (URS), Functional Design Specifications (FDS), Capital Approval, conducting Design reviews (FMEA tools).
  • Project Planning & Tracking: Position will be responsible for developing & tracking project plans, and formally communicating same. Also, position will be responsible for maintaining project budgetary control.
  • New Process Concept Development: Position will be responsible for overseeing development of concept for fully automated manufacturing systems, working with a technology partner, completing proof of principle by prototyping key bottleneck areas, and developing a high-level concept that meets customer requirements.
  • Process Improvements: Position will be responsible for identifying and implementing process & product improvements in the area.
  • New Product introduction: support timely introduction on any new products or product upgrades in the designated Value Stream area; including development of product costs (COGS)
  • Process Qualification: support qualification of new products/processes, and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Safety/Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance in the area, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments


  • An Honours Degree or Masters in Engineering is desired.
  • 5+ years post-qualification experience in general project engineering, with a focus on mechanical systems & their application in a manufacturing environment (batch type process for the medical devices/healthcare/pharmaceutical/air-motive industry preferred)

Other desired skills:

  • Project Management Training/Qualification
  • CAD Skills
  • Pneumatic Circuits & Controls
  • Familiarity with DOE techniques, statistical analysis tools, DFM principles
  • Machine Design Experience
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Plastic Welding Heat Seal Technology
  • Plastic Part Assembly
  • Servo Control Systems
  • ASQ Green/Black Belt Certification

Excellent career prospects with this organisation. Salaries are very competitive with a strong benefits package and work-life balance.

Hybrid working option available with this role


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251