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Industrial Engineer - Supply Chain

Ref: 76537

  • 65,000-75,000
  • 10 Feb 2022
  • Fixed Term

Industrial Engineer - Supply Chain

About the Company

Our client is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies who are committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses. 

About the Position

This exciting opportunity is to join one of the leading global pharmaceutical companies and be a leader amongst their supply chain team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for supporting Strategic Planning in the development of labor and capacity models, supporting Operations Planning in the development of scheduling scenario analysis and the delivery of projects with continuous improvement initiatives within Supply Chain. This position works closely with the Procurement, Planning, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Supply Chain at an operational level and will engage with all internal stakeholders to solve complex problems and streamline performance. The Engineer is a key member of the team working in the Supply Chain Organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform industrial engineering studies & data analysis to support development of labor models, capacity models and Strategic Planning.
  • Analyse trends, data and information into plans, deliverables and recommendations
  • Perform capacity analysis to support monthly Strategic Planning processes
  • Perform mid-term scenarios analysis to support Operations Planning
  • Participate in projects and Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives within the Supply Chain function
  • Employs project management/CI techniques to deliver projects in a timely manner
  • Build strong relationships with all key internal stakeholders to appropriately deliver projects on time and in full


  • 6-10 years’ experience in a similar position is essential
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturer with a LEAN manufacturing-environment
  • Experience in an Engineering or a Technical role is essential
  • Knowledge of Scheduling/Modeling Software tools like VirtECS would be an advantage
  • Experience completing Industrial Engineering activities such as large data analysis, labor analysis, constraint analysis & capacity modeling
  • LEAN experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable with Continuous Improvement methodologies and programs such as Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen, and /or Lean Manufacturing
  • Proven project management skills with project management certification such as PMP, IPMA C, Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Executive presentation experience
  • Experience within regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA)
  • Advanced expertise in MS packages and data analytics
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Stringent adherence to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with limited supervision

Remuneration Package

€65,000-€75,000 per annum
Bonus 10%
Health Insurance
28 days annual leave a year

To discuss this role further or other engineering jobs please contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 5927888 or by email or click the apply button

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