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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15432555
  • Client ID:RI/AM16706
  • Posted on:13-MAR-2019
  • Location:WATERFORD
  • Job type:CONTRACT

Packaging Engineer - County Waterford.

This position is being offered as a 12 months' fixed-term contract.

In this role you will provide Packaging Engineering support and leadership to site capital projects enabling the delivery of high quality projects safely, on time and within budget. The implementation and development of innovative systems to build excellence in process and equipment development and installation is a key element of the role. The role will interface with key functions across the company and supply chain to ensure the successful development and launch of the company's packaging operation.

Core Responsibilities:

Project Management -
• Execution and project management responsibility for the introduction and installation of the packaging process
• Life cycle cost considered in designs for maximum long term efficiency and reliability.
• Follow site procedures in Project Management best practice, including PM methodologies, design, documentation management and standards.
• Ensure scope is understood, communicated and locked through appropriate charter for the project.
• Highlight and mitigate risks as early as possible.
• Manage budgets to ensure control is maintained at all times.
• Direct PFMEA studies and lead Risk assessments effort for the overall process
• Design, develop and source packaging equipment, source tools, fixtures and specialist equipment as required for successful implementation and project delivery
• Manage scope through approved change control for any changes.
• Ensure the quality of all works completed is to the highest standards and on schedule.
• Ensure all documentation is appropriately reviewed and signed off.
• Coordinate and attend FAT’s as required.
• Ensure validation methodology is clear and integrated into the project from URS onwards.
• Ensure documentation, training and handover meet the customers’ expectations.

Contractor Coordination-
• Ensure contracts are binding and clearly linked to project scope, schedule, budget and specific skillsets.
• Develop relationships with contractors. Ensure they understand the business and are compliant to site procedures.

Reporting and Governance-
• Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities
• Report covering 1) Schedule, 2) Cost control, 3) Project scope and 4) Risks and mitigations, compiled at appropriate intervals.
• All Project related information stored centrally.

Health, Safety and the Environment-
• Comply with legislative requirements for construction projects.
• Ensure Safety Management is paramount in project delivery processes.
• Comply at all times with Health, Safety and Environmental policy and procedure.
• Continuously promote a positive safety culture by challenging yourself and others to prioritize safety in everything you do.

Quality Compliance-
• Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards, conforming to company, cGMP, cGLP, SOP’s, regulatory guidelines.
• Take ownership for quality compliance in all activities you are responsible for.
• Assume responsibility for process / equipment and facility qualification and put in place a schedule for re-qualification.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience sought for this role:

• Qualified to a minimum of Degree level in an Engineering discipline.
• At least 3 years' Project Management experience, preferably in the Pharma sector.

• Knowledge of Pharma packaging is essential.

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