Project Engineer - Injection Moulding Manufacturing

Location
Ireland
Salary
Pension, VHI.
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Closes
11 Nov 2021
Ref
BBBH4028
Contact
John Finn
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

I am recruiting for a Project Engineer - Injection Moulding Manufacturing position for my client. They are a multinational company specialising in tooling, moulding and automation technology. They manufacture and provide high spec products and solutions for industry leaders within the pharmaceutical / medical device, healthcare, automotive and consumer product industries.

Location: Leinster, Ireland.

Package: Full time, permanent position, Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (3pm on a Friday) might be open to some flexibility. There is an excellent salary on offer including benefits, health, pension. Contact John Finn in ManpowerGroup Ireland.

Role overview:
The Project Engineer leads a cross-functional team to continuously improve the manufacture of product by designing, operating, and implementing optimal moulding, tooling and automation processes & projects that maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability and maximise profitability. The Project Engineer provides technical expertise to ensure that current and future projects run in accordance with company and customer standards and specifications.

Primary Responsibilities for role:

  • Responsible for the successful execution of engineering, tooling & automation projects designed to deliver robust and optimized manufacturing processes, as well as the provision of day-to-day technical support and expertise to the team.
  • Preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring the assigned engineering projects.
  • Develop communication plans to build relationships & manage stakeholder expectations during the life cycle of the project.
  • Provide regular project status updates as required & track costs where appropriate.
  • Conduct project investigations; equipment and process related troubleshooting, and root cause analysis, implementing appropriate corrective and preventative actions where necessary.
  • Support the introduction and transfer of moulds & equipment into production.
  • Interacting & building relationships with clients to interpret their needs and requirements.
  • Liaise with external suppliers in relation to critical technical specifications.
  • Deliver accurate, concise, and high-quality project documentation.
  • Support all departments, particularly production, quality, and tooling, in relation to engineering changes & projects.
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
  • Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Provide technical support and expertise as required to achieve process optimisation and/or new product introduction.
  • Apply a project management approach to successfully deliver projects and process improvements on time and in budget, while appropriately managing risk.
  • Conduct post project reviews and recommend improvements to ensure the function is best structured to support ongoing change projects.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accountability and ownership for both personal and team performance.
  • Train, coach and mentor colleagues on new technologies and/or manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards, participating and complying with the Quality Management System.
  • Identify and generate opportunities for improvement and actively participate in the implementation of corrective action plans and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including quality requirements, financial controls, health and safety regulations, etc.

Your knowledge and experience:

  • Ideally have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in related field (e.g., Engineering, Program Management, Polymer Processing or similar).
  • Have extensive and directly relevant experience as a Project Engineer in high-volume injection moulding manufacturing, including demonstrable project management experience.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification would be an advantage.
  • Be fully experienced in using tools such as Microsoft suites, especially MS Project.
  • Be proficient in the use of Lean Manufacturing principles (SMED, Six Sigma, etc.).
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Decision making ability & leadership skills
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of QMS principles (preferably ISO 13485)
  • Have strong information management, analytical and numerical skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Be a team player and capable of working independently and on own initiative.
  • Be well-organised, highly self-motivated, and capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced, pressurised environment.
  • Be flexible to travel on company business from time to time, up to 10%.

If you are interested in this Project Engineer - Injection Moulding Manufacturing's position please contact me through LinkedIn or directly to arrange a confidential follow up call: 01 645 5222, Mobile: 087 621 4254, john.finn@manpower.ie

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