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  • Job reference number:15341356
  • Client ID:RI/JO-1804-63421
  • Posted on:16-APR-2018
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Engineering Manager (Projects/NPI)


We are recruiting an Engineering Manager Projects/NPI for our leading MedTech client in Wexford. This is a permanent role with a competitive package.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Project portfolio within the Engineering function and is responsible for implementing, maintaining and supporting the effective and efficient execution of projects within the company.

Accountabilities include:

    Lead the development and implementation of a project portfolio that aligns with the strategic goals of the company and ensure best practice in project governance by maximising systems, people and processes. Projects within the portfolio will range in scope from programs of incremental improvement through to significant breakthroughs and new product introduction and development.Demonstrate strong leadership skills, influencing competencies, and a proven ability to drive lasting behavioural change. Manage the portfolio of projects using standardised project management methods. This will involve working closely with stakeholders in other plants and departments in a challenging environment of competing priorities to achieve optimal outcomes that are aligned with the company's strategic goals.Manage the portfolio financial budget processes and ensure that projects are delivered to agreed budgetary commitmentsEmploy Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologiesProvide leadership and focus on strategic planning to assess and prioritise projects under the criteria defined in the project management policy. Commit to a personal training and development program linked to the strategic business requirements of the position. Learn the manufacturing processes and equipment in order to understand them, so as to be competent in providing direction for process improvements. Promote standardization, familiarity and commonality of processes & management systems across the site.Lead the NPI engineering function within NRO to ensure that customer needs are met in a timely manner, by ensuring exceptional handover and commercialisation from the R&D teams and or customer transfers.Work closely with the commercial teams to ensure new products and R&D projects are continually added to the pipeline to ensure revenue commitments.Develop productive & effective relationships with colleagues in other sites, facilitating the sharing of best practice in both directions.Develop documentation and assist in training employees in new or improved procedures and processes

    College graduate with Bachelor's Degree in Lean Operations, Engineering or equivalent. Minimum 15 years' experience in Engineering.Proven track record in managing large scale projects using formal project management methodology, including the management of multiple concurrent initiatives across sites.Previous people management experience.

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