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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15439222
  • Client ID:RI/AM16803
  • Posted on:15-APR-2019
  • Location:KILDARE
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Senior Project Engineer - County Kildare.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and delivering the strategic engineering plan to accommodate operational requirements for the site in line with Business Objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the Value Stream Engineering function in the implementation of capacity improvement initiatives, process improvements and cost saving opportunities.
Implementation of continuous improvement programs across production ensuring compliance with lean principles.
Support development and qualification of equipment and processes to support new product introduction as required.
In conjunction with Operations and Planning, develop a strategic plan to accommodate planned production increases.
Act as the main interface between the S&I and Operations functions, facilitating improvements to the assembly process through product / process changes, in a timely manner.
Guide the conceptualisation of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.
Integration of new designs into the current production processes and complete an appropriate commissioning program to validate success.
Develop department KPI’s which reflect the improvements achieved and report on a monthly cycle.
Manage members of the Production Engineering team to include performance management and development, assessing priorities and providing direction to ensure all tasks are completed to the highest of standards.
From an introduction and commissioning viewpoint, develop detailed work instructions for the assembly of the machine, ensuring they are assembled to correct technical standards utilising tools and fixtures to remove any H&S or Quality Assurance risks.
Develop, implement and track budget spends per project ensuring all are within spend
Co–ordinate troubleshooting and technical support of process, materials and equipment operation
Engineering lead for Audit activities
Lead project planning and co-ordination, managing the day to day deliverables of the manufacturing engineering (projects) workstream.
Manage communication and work commitments with teams external to the core team.
Ability to develop technical capability of group to achieve business strategy through mentoring/coaching
Define and ensure adherence to compliance standards, set norms and behaviours within the engineering team and its stakeholders

Interested applicants should have:

Food manufacturing project management experience an advantage
Extensive Project Management experience is essential
Experience managing budgets to strict guidelines with proven success on payback

Proven strong focus on Health & Safety, Q.A., Continuous Improvement and Cost Reduction.
Proven record of successful project management experience and of providing effective leadership.
Experience in process development and introduction of new technology within the food manufacturing industry desirable.
Ability to identify process improvement/cost saving opportunity.
Strong technical engineering knowledge with problem solving experience

Flexibility to travel frequently required

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