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  • North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland     +353 21 206 6178     info@prochem.ie
  • Manufacturing Staff Engineer – Co. Cork

    Role Summary:


    • A new opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Staff Engineer to join our client’s facility in Co. Cork.
    • He/she is the Subject Matter Expert across a number of Engineering competencies including Lean six sigma, manufacturing and automation.
    • The Staff Engineer will provide technical leadership in the facility and will report to the Senior Engineering Manager
    • They will possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization and deliver complex assignments.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Management of significant Engineering projects through PMO.
    • Provide Technical leadership from an engineering perspective.
    • Ownership of the plant metrics from an engineering perspective.
    • Technical and operational support to manufacturing operations.
    • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in appropriate OS and Material specifications.
    • Ownership of the FPY and MRB process.
    • Structured problem solving.
    • Continuously improve the performance of the process.
    • Optimisation of current floor space.
    • Provide support to Process Development / Advanced Operations on technology development and application within the manufacturing process.
    • Engage in the implementation of lean manufacture within manufacturing.
    • Train and mentor Operators and Engineers.
    • Interface with Materials Science, Design and Quality Assurance departments to provide customer with a quality product in a timely manner.
    • Validation, Appraisal and support of suppliers, and raw material.
    • Support process development and cost reduction activities within the business units.
    • Communicate and participate in system and process troubleshooting with support team members and with external agents.
    • Providing development and guidance for assigned Co-op /Technician Engineers.
    • Provide leadership to other Manufacturing Engineers and or Technicians as required.
    • Provision of out-of-hours support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment failures.
    • All other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline or equivalent technical experience is required.
    • Proven Project Management skills through the delivery of business-critical projects.
    • Has minimum of 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.
    • Capable of providing technical leadership and, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and Operators as required.
    • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment.
    • Demonstrable strong analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrable ability to work autonomously.
    • A team player, with a flexible approach.
    • Technological expert, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances.
    • Confident and effective decision maker, with a proven technical leadership ability to negotiate and influence others.


    To Apply:


    If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to discuss your career and other job opportunities in confidence, contact us:

    GC North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland.

    +353 21 2066178

    Click here to submit your CV

    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.