Senior Process Development Engineer

Technical & Engineering
Technical & Engineering
Galway
Permanent
323
Galway
Permanent
323

My client, a large medical device company based in Galway are hiring a Senior Process Development Engineer to join their team. Interested in hearing? Contact me for a confidential discussion.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead process development on development projects, working as part of the project team.
  • Development and installation of new manufacturing and process technologies to support product development and product transfers.
  • Apply new technologies and methodologies to optimise process design & performance.
  • Establish processes based on product specifications in line with Unit Cost metrics.
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Understand principles of Lean manufacturing, problem-solving, DOE.
  • Complete process validation for new processes and products including IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ.
  • Working with external vendors to specify, develop and commission new process technologies.
  • Setting up new manufacturing equipment/production lines including the selection and training of process technicians and product builders, as required.
  • Responsibility for and understanding of work environment issues including H&S activities associated with new process development.
  • Development of manufacturing processes from prototyping to full-scale production.
  • The manufacture and testing of prototypes.
  • Design/source equipment and tooling required to meet both the capability & capacity requirements.
  • Generate work plans & schedules for development activity and execute to plan.


Qualifications

  • Level 8 degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 5yrs+ experience with manufacturing process design and optimisation within a highly regulated environment.

 Key Requirements

  • Previous experience of working within a medical device environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • Proven ability to conceptualise and deliver automated solutions.
  • Experienced in using Six-Sigma methodology for process improvement (e.g. DMAIC) and problem-solving (e.g. 6-step approach).
  • Experienced in statistical analysis and use of Minitab.
  • Experience with manufacturing process design and optimisation.
  • Strong mechanical background with a good working knowledge of metals & plastics processing a distinct advantage.
  • It is essential that the candidate will be highly innovative, motivated and organised and have excellent planning and communication skills.

Excellent Salary and Benefits.

For a confidential discussion and more information on this role, please contact Nicola Walsh.

nicola.walsh@collinsmcnicholas.ie

091706717



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