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Material Engineering Project Lead

  • Job reference: 931279
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 01/07/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Engineering Project Leader for our Multinational Medical Devices client based in the Cork region on an initial 12-month contract.

Lead the consolidation and on-time execution of new technology implementation. Provide a project leadership role in in the Surface Technology group. Collaborating with global functions including R&D, Engineering and Operations, the position will be responsible for leading strategic surface technology related engineering projects ensuring optimum process capability to improve quality & reliability while reducing the COGS.

* Consolidation and validation of Project Plans and deliverables.
* Co-ordination of effective resourcing of projects and the management of individual performances to defined objectives.
* Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives for each project team member
* Manage the day to day deliverables of the Project teams
* Work with the project team members on a continuous basis to ensure objectives are met or exceeded
* Consolidate and communicate project status updates as per stakeholder expectations
* Manage communication and work commitments with teams' external to the core team.
* Co-ordinate project meetings, manage attendance and ensure defined behavioral norms are sustained.
* Facilitate issue resolution through strong and consistent leadership and the application of leadership tools such as the ACM.
* Facilitate technical problem resolution through the application of best practice tools such as 8-D, DMAIC, etc.
* Ensure that all changes and activities conform to local and corporate, statutory, legislative and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality.
* Provide continuous support and mentoring to the core team members.
* Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and supply.

* 4 years' experience in project management
* Track record in team leadership including strong mentoring & coaching skills demonstrated in a business environment
* Highly experienced in Project Management Systems and their development
* Leadership of project teams or people leadership
* Strong communication, reporting and presentation skills.
* Previously worked with rigorous project management methodology.
* Good organizational skills and orientation to detail
* Strong time management focus.
* Familiar and experienced in problem solving methodologies.
* Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
* Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitments.
* Demonstrated record of strategic thinking and tactical responsiveness

* BSc qualification in Engineering, materials science or chemistry, or mechanical or manufacturing engineering
* MSc or Ph.D. in Material sciences, chemistry or engineering or mechanical or manufacturing engineering
* Proficient in Microsoft Project Management
* Proven Project Management experience (min 4 years' experience).
* Track record of project delivery.
* Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards
* Working Knowledge of Equipment and Process Validation

* Experience in high volume medical device manufacturing environment
* Certification in Project Management
* Project management experience in the Health Care Industry.
* Masters in Business Administration and / or Engineering

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For more information on this role, call Dan on +353 868140295 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role

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