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NPI Engineer

Ref: 9222586

  • €0/Hour
  • 22 Feb 2021
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Temp Regular

One of my favourite clients in Cork has just open a really interesting 1 year contract role for an NPI Engineer. Driven by expansion they need a number of committed and ambitious Engineers to help them role out advanced in their manufacturing lines and processes. If you have 5+ years in a Medical Device environment and experience of either the introduction of new Automated Manufacturing Lines or alternatively Product/Process Validations then give me a call on 087 3618142 or message me here for more.

About the Job:

  • Engineering lead for new products and line extensions for Cork Manufacturing Operations, Project Management lead depending on project responsibilities, scope and complexity.
  • Provides Manufacturing support for new R&D products from Concept to Production (Product Development Procedure), is an active team member who contributes to the development of new concepts, processes and products. Co-ordinates inputs from Cork Manufacturing for Preliminary Investigation, Detailed Investigation, Product Development & Validation
  • Ensures new processes are designed for manufacture, automated, innovative, cost effective and meet all Quality and EHS regulatory requirements
  • Prepares Manufacturing product cost estimates under guidance
  • Initiates equipment and mould User Requirement Specifications, vendor selection, requests for quotation and equipment/ mould build, management of same depends on project responsibilities, scope and complexity
  • Manages and executes the production equipment transfer into Cork, takes a hands-on lead role in activities required to achieve Commercialization
  • • Installation – executes IQ & OQ • Completes training – Engineers, technicians and operators • Documentation – drafts and executes validation protocols under guidance from QA, SOPs etc. • Trouble shooting & problem solving • Demonstrates Manufacturability • Executes PQ under guidance from QA
  • Supports Pilot production, process optimization, scale up production and handover to production
  • Prepares and manages the Manufacturing budgets associated with each project
  • About You:

  • Engineering Degree – Level 8
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years engineering experience in Manufacturing, Moulding, New Product Introduction or Product Development. Medical Device and over-moulding experience is a plus
  • Self starter, hands on, innovative, ability to influence
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to assess and identify root cause
  • Proven project management experience, ability to plan and execute
  • Working knowledge & experience of Lean, 6 sigma, SPC, FMEA, DOE, Quality & validation systems, Project management tools
  • Effective communication and cross-cultural skills
  • Note: This role involves travel abroad, in some cases for extended periods. For more on the role call Nigel on 087 3618142 or send your CV for consideration.