Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
REF: 122543
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description

Project Engineer:

Our client a leading provider of medical devices, supplies and pharmaceuticals now seek a Project Engineer.

The Project Engineer will be responsible for projects involving New Process / Equipment Introduction in Automation, Product Transfers, Material Change / Qualification, Continuous Improvement (OpEx) / Cost Reduction Energy Cost Reduction and Maintenance Optimisation

This is an initial 12 month contract role in the Irish Midlands.

Responsibilities of Project Engineer:
  • Successfully lead teams to deliver all project requirements associated with cost, time and functionality, ensuring that all KPI targets are achieved.
  • Consistently adhere to project management standard practices in the areas of Initiation, Planning, Execution, Controlling and Closing (PMBOK)
  • Prepare User Requirement Specifications (URS) matching customer needs, Project Charters, Capital Expense Requests (CERs), Project Plans, Site and Factory Acceptance Test Protocols.
  • Ensure all Change Control requirements are satisfied and conduct all business ensuring compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Liaise effectively with Corporate Engineering Group as appropriate.
  • Track and report out on projects using standard identified templates and ensuring all necessary information is available to key stakeholders, e.g. OpEx Leader, Financial Controller, Engineering Manager
  • Follow all elements of the Corporate Procurement Manuals, ensuring that project files are suitable for audit if required.
  • Use Six Sigma and Lean principles where appropriate to effectively execute projects.
  • Contribute effectively to generation of continuous improvement opportunities which will feed into site OpEx plan for subsequent years.
  • Support other projects and initiatives across the plant where required, liaising effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Complete all identified training requirements as required.
  • Carry out additional duties that may be assigned.
Requirements of Project Engineer:
  • The successful candidate will ideally possess a degree in Engineering or related discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Automation or equivalent).
  • Candidates with other technical qualifications and relevant work experience may also qualify.
  • Candidates should have formal Project Management Certification (PMP, IPMA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a Project Engineering role within Manufacturing or Engineering Project Management functions with the ability to take on high profile projects
  • Proven experience in delivering projects from conception to completion, resulting in significant cost savings and process improvements.
  • Medical Device manufacturing or equivalent regulated industry experience desirable but not essential.
  • Competency in the use of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Techniques
  • Experience with MS Office, MS Project & Minitab

Please send an up to date CV and cover note to John Reid at the RFT Group / 01-2302400 /

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