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Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Job reference: 934409
  • Location: Cork City, Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 09/03/2021

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Project Manager to join our Multinational Medical Device client based in Cork on an initial 12-month contract with the view to extension.

The Project Manager's role is to coordinate and support manufacturing activities across multiple platforms
The Project Manager will work closely with the functional business leads to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution deployed in support of the business goals and objectives.

* Plan, schedule and track project timelines using appropriate tools.
* Schedules and facilitates project status meetings and advises management on project status, risk and mitigation including executive reporting.
* Communicates project implementation options, schedule, quality and risk to stakeholders, as well as offer recommendations based on these elements.
* Application of world class manufacturing & project tools and techniques with process areas. Control and direct manufacturing validation strategy for existing and new processes with respect to MDR requirements.
* Process review and optimization of specified process documentation.
* Support the Manufacturing Organization in creation, review and release of Manufacturing data & Risk Management Activities
* Responsible to originate/oversee/assist in the creation & release of change orders (COs)
* Initiate, route, verify and handle all the administrative paperwork and formalities in coordination with multiple departments stakeholder contacts.
* Additional duties as assigned.

3-5 years of experience in European Medical device industry especially in manufacturing or engineering or in managing large business projects, using project management tools
* Demonstrated ability to effectively define, plan and manage projects
* Ability to take ideas from concept to realization
* Proven exceptional written and oral presentation skills
* Experience with systems implementation/rollout projects preferred
* Experience in an Medical Device regulated environment


* Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent
and extensive related project experience.
* Certificates in Program/Project Management will enhance candidacy but are not a
* Demonstrates leadership qualities including confidence, transparency, integrity, innovation, passion, patience and tenacity.

* Strong knowledge and skills in MS Office
* Experience with Project Management is an advantage
* Strong knowledge and skills in PLM system, Agile PLM and SAP is required and Windchill, Adaptive will enhance candidacy
* Must be highly organized, creative, articulate and analytical
* Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
* Ability to multi-task independently with minimal supervision in a matrix organization
* Must have solid understanding of project management methodologies and Lean Manufacturing.

*Please contact Shane O'Neill on or +353 (0) 021 206 3407 (IRE Landline) if you would like to discuss this role further*

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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