R&D PRINCIPAL ENGINEER
R&D Principal Engineer required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork client. This role is focused on understanding & addressing the process innovation, optimization & development .
*Provide leadership in the support, optimization and innovation of process technology. *Identify, assess and deliver technical solutions which address key business needs including product innovation, quality, process efficiency &flexibility. *Leadership of, participation in & management of cross-functional project teams containing personnel from manufacturing operations, global support centre and R&D. *Communication with and co-ordination & management of input by external personnel including contractors, equipment/ ingredient suppliers, technology experts from within industry & academia etc. *Planning of multiple projects within technical work stream's and the management of these through the R&D stage gate process. *Prioritization of projects, management of available resources and evaluation of progress and benefits. *Conducting & co-coordinating all stages of testing & evaluation from pre-feasibility evaluation & pilot scale testing through to commercialization & roll-out of new technologies to manufacturing operations. *Development and communication of output reports including assessment of technology's capabilities & applicability to existing operations, cost-benefit analysis etc. *Co-ordination of the R&D Technical Centre including management of personnel, general planning/ preparation, modification of equipment & other facilities as required and liaison with the R&D team for their input & contribution to the upkeep & utilization of the Centre. *Liaison with R&D personnel globally to identify business needs & technical opportunities, leverage expertise from across organization and effectively communicate output to potential end-users. *Provision of ad-hoc technical leadership & subject matter expertise
*3rd level Engineering Degree in a relevant discipline (Chemical, Process or equivalent) *8-10 years experience in a technology development or food/beverage manufacturing environment. *Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt qualification would be an advantageous but not critical Requirement. *Proven capability in project delivery and technical innovation, design and trouble-shooting. *Interest in & enthusiasm regarding scientific development of process technology & the application of this to drive process change & improvement. *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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