Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Lean Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract full-time
Salary: 45-55k
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
Contact Name: Larry O'Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 6 years ago

Job Description

Lean Manufacturing Engineer
Our client, a blue-chip multinational medical devices manufacturing company require an experienced Manufacturing Engineer due to continued expansion of our operations in preparation for New Product Introductions on their site in Cork.
The successful candidate will transfer and implement processes either from development facility and then monitor performance to drive Value Centered Engineering to achieve the key improvements in quality, service and cost.
This role is initially signed off as a 12 month fixed term contract.
Responsibilities for Lean Manufacturing Engineer:
Providing technical leadership on all product and process issues.
Line performance monitoring and execute of structured event plans to remediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance.
Responsible for other projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and handover as appropriate.
Observance of the site Equipment and Automated Systems (E&AS) procedures for new equipment.
Leading technical improvement under the team’s Continuous Improvement Program.
Participation, where appropriate, in the phase review process with respect to new products.
Provide technical leadership/guidance for the Process Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers I’s on the team.
Project planning, in detail, in support of major projects, product/process transfer etc.
Cross functional liaison with support functions in pursuit support for achieving the business targets.
Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation with cGMP.
Adherence to, and enforcement of all EHS requirements on site.
Elimination and/or management of material risks on the production floor in co-operation with Supplier Quality engineers.
Requirements for Lean Manufacturing Engineer:
Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production etc.). Additional Masters is highly desirable.
5+ years’ relevant experience in manufacturing engineering / continuous improvement role in manufacturing engineering.
Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodologies
Project Management skills would be a distinct advantage.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions.
Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.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.
Key words: Manufacturing Engineering, Process Engineering, Continuous Improvements, Validation, NPIs, Tech Transfer, Six Sigma, Greenbelt, Blackbelt, Cork, Munster.