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Senior Engineer

  • Job reference: 927768
  • Location: Sligo
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 18/09/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Senior Engineer for our client based in the Sligo area.

This is a Permanent Role.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Maintain records & documentation on relevant Engineering Procedures, validation
  • To liaise with Internal/External Engineering Personnel and contract maintenance providers in maintaining trouble shooting, and installing/commissioning
  • Coordinate the implementation of projects
  • Ensure EHS Standards are met
  • Manage and supervise external contractors
  • Establish with managers the department goals, schedules and timetables
  • Assist with the management and supporting of equipment development
  • Develops monthly engineering metrics
  • External, and internal audits
  • Identification and implementation of equipment / cost improvement projects
  • Issue management reports
  • Management of relevant budgets within target
  • Ensure Environmental procedures are adhered to / improvements made where possible
  • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement
  • Effective management of appropriate internal and external plant projects
  • Implementation of all relevant policies relating to





  • Negotiate cost / quality effective external contracts
  • Prepare appropriate CAPA plans and implement timelines
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, ensuring compliance with all safety
  • Provide direction and guidance to less experienced engineers
  • An ability to work with all levels of Management
  • Communication with peers and other departments
  • Provide engineering technical
  • Manage projects by developing a project schedule, tracking costs, preparing status reports, conducting team meetings, and communicating issues and progress to management
  • Validation of equipment and processes. Generate validation documentation (URS, IQ, OQ, PQ and process characterization studies & validation reports) and assist in the execution of protocols for equipment & processes
  • Design and development of tooling and fixtures
  • Understand and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Mechanical/Mechatronics or closely related discipline
  • 2 years' experience in Engineering supervisory position and/ or 5 years' experience of operations in healthcare type industry
  • Detailed functional knowledge required of wide range of equipment
  • Management expertise and problem solving skills have been acquired
  • Strong Technical Engineering knowledge
  • Knowledge of Software packages such as project management, spreadsheets, word processing etc.
  • Strong communication skills including ability to advise and influence
  • Strong motivation and initiative required
  • Knowledge of DOE and statistical analysis desirable
  • Design and development of machinery desirable
  • Root cause analysis, and equipment monitoring, improve performance e.g. reducing plant downtime
  • Re-design elements of machinery to adapt to process conditions

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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