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Project Engineer/NPD

  • Job reference: 925221
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 01/05/2019

Orion Group are recruiting a Project Engineer/NPD on behalf of one of our Multinational Medical Device Clients based in Cork on an initial 12 Month Contract


1. Lead NPI development requirements and work with cross functional teams in the Innovation Centre and with the Value Streams.
2. Design, develop and source tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for manufacturing processes. Co-ordinate with internal and external partners.
3. Provide design for manufacturing technical input to global design groups to minimise lifecycle cost.
4. Deliver stable manufacturing solutions in line with stability metrics process.
5. Management of R&D test parts and sample requests.
6. Conduct detailed product design reviews.
7. Development of advanced manufacturing processes to lean guidelines.
8. Manage risk management and validation lifecycle for new process or process changes.
9. Management of the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ).
10. Full budget responsibility for project capital and expense spend
11. Direct PFMEA studies and lead risk assessment effort for overall process
12. Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk
13. Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term
14. Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities


* Obtained as a minimum a Degree in Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing Engineering and 2 years experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment.
* Proven track record in development and Installation of manufacturing processes for New Products or Product Transfer.
* Experience using proven problem solving/Root techniques (8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
* Demonstrated ability to lead sub teams within a project and give direction to fellow team members, contractors, vendors to complete tasks to a defined timeline.
* Self motivated, with focus on Quality, Timelines and Cost.
* Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
* Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills
* Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes


* Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
* Certified Project Management qualifications.
* CAD/CAM Experience

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