A Senior Chemical Engineeris required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. This staff engineer will lead a team of process development experts to develop world-class manufacturing processes.
The successful candidate will coach her / his team to utilise six sigma tools in the development of process parameters. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.
Role of this position
To specify pickle / passivation chemical treatments and develop cleaning process for medical devices
Accountable presence supporting the strategic technology map
Lead the procurement of a new bespoke passivation cell for exciting new project
Develop the cleaning and passivation process to world-class yield levels
Assess the suitability of existing passivation cell and new passivation cell for use with new project and products
Take control of existing process and using LEAN tools to reduce waste and improve on the existing OEE
Lead initiative to reduce traditional methods and move towards green technology.
Provides best in class problem-solving tools.
Works cross-functionally to deliver on the site strategic targets and objectives.
Supports creating of manufacturing strategy for new products.
Designing and optimising the manufacturing and testing processes.
Selection of components and materials with the design team.
Ensuring product and manufacturing cost targets are achieved.
Participate in the Design and Process FMEA's.
Oversee the pre-launch and scale up to batch production.
Assess the safety of all raw materials, equipment and process on-site
Work with Operations to advise on formulation and filling.
Level 8 Engineering, Chemistry, Sciences or equivalent qualification.
Proven track record in a similar role with a minimum of 5-8 years' experience at this level within the Medical Device or related industry.
Excellent "hands-on" technical skills.
Good coaching / mentoring skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the ability to lead in a previous role.
Experience in people management and development.
Six sigma green belt.
LEAN tool bag.
Good organization, supervisory and investigation skills are required.
Proven ability to influence people from other functions.