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Project Engineer NPI

Corkey, Causeway Coast and Glens, Northern Ireland


Permanent (Full time)

Orion Group Sciences are looking for a Project Engineer NPI for our multinational medical devices client based in the Cork area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.

Job Purpose

Lead engineer for manufacturing processes development of for new product introductions. The successful candidate will provide project and technical leadership in cross functional teams to set up new processes to meet challenging project commitments in line with agreed stability metrics. The role will involve collaborating with global R&D teams to develop innovative and cost effective devices and delivering highly stable and effective manufacturing processes.

Main Responsibilities of the role

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

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • 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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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.

Posted 22 days ago

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