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NPI Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie

Job Description


NPI Engineer:

Due to continued expansion of their operations our client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced NPI Engineer.

The NPI Engineer will provide the technical leadership, direction and control to Manufacturing/Process Engineering resources so as to ensure my client has the technical resources to effectively manage current processes. They will in close liaison with other departments ensure product requirements of quality, quantity, mix and cost are achieved.

This is a permanent role based in The Midlands with excellent progression opportunities, this role will report into and work closely with the Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibilities of NPI Engineer

? To manage and co-ordinate technical support for the introduction of new products, in line with marketing plans.
? Develop resource allocation and a critical path so as to effectively manage the introduction of technology on lines, modifications and process improvements.
? Develop manufacturing technical capabilities and skills so as to ensure ongoing process requirements can be effectively achieved.
? Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.
? Develop strong links with our sister plants so as to ensure effective ongoing transfer and sharing of products, processes and systems.
? In response to in-house quality levels and product complaints, develop process improvement projects so as to achieve the highest quality standards.
? Generate Process and Test method validation protocols and reports. Ensure that process validations and work methods are adequate to maintain the highest quality standards.
? Through effective information flow and interaction, develop harmonious working relationships within engineering and other functions, and ensure employees within manufacturing engineering have the necessary information and resources to effectively perform their jobs.
? Provide technical support in field related activities such as clinical programs and complaint investigations.
? Ensure safety standards and awareness within the manufacturing/process engineering group are in compliance with legislation and issues effectively dealt with.
? To prepare technical documentation such as standard operating procedures, safety programs, validation protocols, technical reports, engineering calculations, change controls and other documentation as required.
? Provide technical leadership and structured approach to problem solving for operations personnel involved in process engineering and development activities.
? To present, where appropriate, technical data to internal / external audit and inspection groups as required.
? Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
? Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

Requirements of the NPI Engineer:

  • Minimum Level 8 Degree in relevant engineering discipline
? 2-4 years' experience supporting Manufacturing ideally in Medical Devices
? Experience in process improvement & some level of project management
  • Six Sigma/lean expertise demonstrated in the manufacturing, process development and validation of new products is highly desired

In strict confidence please contact John Reid at The RFT Group / on 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie

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