Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 11 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameSarah Walsh

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are currently recruiting a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for one of our Multinational Medical Device Clients based in Cork for an initial 12-month contract.


· To manage site projects from conception to completion - delivery on time and to budget.

· To service and support the Project process function for the site Technical expert for the PPM process and reporting process (lnstantis).

· Responsible for successful Project Portfolio Management of the project process and project delivery.

· Involved in leading key Capital Site Projects.

· Active member of multifunctional process and production improvement team. Leading / supporting process engineers to deliver small process driven projects.

· Responsible for the delivery of standardised Capital application process across manufacturing and NPD departments.

· Leadership and coordination of on-site Process Excellence initiatives and activities including certification, re-certification, and promotion of PE awareness on site.

· Leadership and coordination of on-site Project Excellence initiatives and activities including installation and qualification of all new equipment for manufacturing and NPD and the development of standardized project processes.

· Application of world class manufacturing & project tools and techniques with process areas.

· Control and direct manufacturing validation effort for existing and new processes.

· To input into new product development, to ensure timely introduction into production and that they are operationally cost effective and aligned to the site's strategic imperatives.

· Process review and optimization of specified process area/s.

· Input into new machinery purchases, investigating new technologies for existing processes.

· To ensure customer service levels are achieved through project delivery.

· To follow and promote company, HS&E and Quality standards to enable the site to achieve and maintain excellent results.

· Responsible for capturing the sites delivery on CIP, Projects, and Capital through Instantis reporting tool.

Quality and Compliance Related Responsibilities:

· Ensures that all activities are carried out in compliance with all regulations and laws governing
business and quality operations (FDA I GMP I BSIIISO, etc.).

· Responsible for ensuring company compliance with all local, national, international and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.

· Accountable for HSE compliance for their area of responsibility.

· An understanding of budget control & project management.

· Able to work in an ambiguous environment; and able to manage conflicting objectives and priorities.

· Flexible and adaptable in meeting customer requirements.

· Visionary and proactive in meeting short, medium, and long business objectives.

· Decision Making will be required to make difficult decisions on prioritization and risks of technical solutions to product issues, on future processes, interfaces, and procedures for optimal support of operation

· Ability to carry out structured problem solving, and Credo based decision making skills.

· An advocate and promoter of a true Health, Safety and Environmental

· Knowledge of CMW organization and products.

· Knowledge of PEx, ME2 and Lean principles.

· Knowledge of Business Continuity Process.

· Knowledge of Quality Management Systems.

· Appreciation of budget planning and control.

· Understanding of the CapEx process.

· Ability to communicate and co-operate effectively at appropriate levels across different internal functions both orally and written.

· Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

· Management of own workload and ability to work independently using own initiative.

· Good organizational skills.

· Able to contribute to strategic planning.

· Project process knowledge FPX, etc.

· Understanding of the CIP process and lnstantis.

Education & Experience Requirements:

· Technical degree in related discipline (Engineering/Science/Chemical) preferred.

· Minimum AND in related discipline with considerable experience (5 years plus).

· Projects process certified preferable.

· Proven successful project delivery experience essential

· Use of Microsoft tools - Project Plan (essential).

· Lean Manufacturing Application (essential).

· Use of KP/s to improve business performance (essential).

· Ability to communicate and co-operate effectively at appropriate levels both orally and written (essential).

· Management of own workload and ability to work independently using own initiative (essential).

· Green Belt in PEx (Desirable).

· The role requires an enquiring snf perceptive individual who is understanding of the needs of the teams and projects in which they are assigned to (Desirable).

· Occasional working outside contractual hours of work (Desirable).

· Aptitude for implementation of C1 principles (Desirable).

If you are interested in having a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Sarah Walsh on for further details.

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