Lead Manufacturing Programme Manager, Galway

Job Title: Lead Manufacturing Programme Manager, Galway
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 123537
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Lead Manufacturing Programme Manager
Required to manage a team of manufacturing engineers and programme manage; lean manufacturing, process improvement and cost reduction engineering projects – particularly relating to New Product Introductions transferred from development to manufacturing.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in identifying and scoping out projects which will result in improvements across key metrics / KPIs and will have strong technical engineering experience.

This is a technical engineering manager role with a leading healthcare manufacturer based in the Galway area.

Responsibilities of Lead Manufacturing Programme Manager:
Provide professional and technical leadership to Manufacturing Engineers and Process technicians reports on product and process issues.
Transferring and implementing processes either from development or from another manufacturing facility.
Use statistical analysis and empirical methods in the identification of yield and efficiency issues, and provide detailed reports on the improvements achieved.
Participate in the phase review process and the New Products Excellence meetings with respect to new products.
Maintain a valid capacity model in co-operation with Operations and conduct adequate advance planning for required capital.
Responsible for other projects as assigned by the company.
Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems
Engage fully with the performance management system on site, and utilize the development program to build a skill base appropriate to the requirements of the business.

Requirements of Lead Manufacturing Programme Manager:
Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science discipline
7+ years’ experience in similar role in manufacturing industry.
Proven people management & Project / Programme Management experience.
Strong technical capabilities and project management capability to develop aspect of assigned projects on time and within budget.
Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodologies, ideally with structured analytical & problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie