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Senior OpEx Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Christopher O'Toole
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  • Job Ref: 17773

Our client, a world leader in medical device design, development and manufacturing are looking to add a Senior Process Engineer to their team with a strong dimension of Operational Excellence that is a key driver built into all functions within the organisation.


  • Drive Design for COS (DfCOS) Culture Change, leading, advocating and influencing change whilst driving process and systems excellence.
  • Develop A3/DMAIC problem solving competency through DfCOS programs and teams whilst providing 6 sigma tools and methodology support in the resolution of key business issues.
  • Develop and advance organizational knowledge of COS & DfCOS
  • Coach CTOR’s & the wider NPD teams in the DfCOS process and subsequent attainment of the COS target conditions as they relate to their NPD programs.
  • Provide specific DfCOS SME guidance and advice on individual technical (ex. Product & M/C design for COS) and cultural/social challenges
  • Advise the Core Team Leader (CTL) on the DfCOS program progress, opportunities, challenges, roadblocks etc
  • Lead the development of new DfCOS concepts and standards to address gaps that the core teams experience
  • Develop these concepts and standards across all phases of PDP while also specifically helping to explore how the DfCOS process can better support the product development cycle from R+I through to Design Freeze
  • Teach and Mentor CTL’s, CTOR’s and the Core team on the underlying principles of COS and DfCOS, helping with the understanding and creating empowerment space for everyone’s journey
  • Contribute to the overall thinking around the development of the DfCOS process and how it can become better engrained in PDP


  • Qualified to min degree Level 8 in Engineering, Science, Business or equivalent
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • Deep Knowledge and experience in NPD and PDP are an advantage
  • A proven track record in critical thinking with ability to see beyond the presenting issue
  • through clear, concise, structured thinking is an advantage.
  • A dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on crossfunctional
  • teams.
  • Innovative by nature, comfortable at implementing significant change with strong
  • analytical, interpersonal and people skills.

For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Christopher O Toole.