Senior Engineering Manager, Manufacturing & NPI

Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager, Manufacturing & NPI
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 123650
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Engineering Manager, Manufacturing & NPI
Our client, a world class engineering company based in Galway, now seeks a suitably experienced Senior Engineering Manager to provide effective leadership across the site, driving strategic programmes for cutting edge technology in Medtech industry and developing a high performing engineering team in this regulated environment.

The scope of this role is wide and varied across engineering areas with this hire providing leadership on infrastructure, materials, capital, equipment, layouts, operational excellence, staffing and execution to plant metrics and customer requirements. The successful candidate will have responsibility for engineering budget for the plant and site wide developmental projects/programs for operations.

Overall engineering responsibility in supporting operations, managing the transition of products from New Product Development to Operations, including the subsequent scale up & validation of new products to commercial manufacture, to achieve successful regulatory approval & launch to market.

The company has a number of incredibly new innovative products coming through development hence it is preferable candidates will have strong experience in developing new technologies and equipment automation solutions, with associated validations.

The ideal candidate will have significant leadership experience, providing strategic oversight and engineering staff developmental experience in a similar role / function, with broad scope of engineering responsibility and technical expertise with world class technology.

This permanent role represents an attractive opportunity for career progression within site and global teams. Remuneration & package associated with this role is at Associate Director Level.

Requirements for Senior Engineering Manager, Manufacturing & NPI:
Honours Bachelors Engineering Degree, in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Process, etc.
Additional Postgraduate Master’s in Engineering or Business is highly desirable.
Project management certification is preferred.
10 plus years' experience in a similar engineering role, in a highly regulated manufacturing environment.
3 years of which in engineering leadership experience, with track record in people development.
Proven experience in the development and implementation of strategy for Engineering or NPD function.
Proven project management, cost control / budgetary experience.
Project management certification.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
Commercial and business experience is ideal.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

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