• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland     +353 21 206 6178     info@prochem.ie
  • Research & Development Engineer – Waterford

     Role Purpose:


    • Our client is a world leading Healthcare provider and they are looking for a Research & Development Engineer to join their team.
    • The role will include supporting both product development & process development activities.




    • Support new produce/process validations.
    • Design, execute, and analyze experiments.
    • Support existing manufacturing processes, quality improvements and cost reductions.
    • Candidate will analyze data and provide recommendations on trends, correlations, response variables, DOE’s etc in an effort to better understand process interdependencies.
    • The candidate will work with and help define automation requirements and they will also participate in process capability finalization and process transfer to manufacturing.
    • The candidate will write protocols and reports.
    • The candidate may be interfacing with an internal cross functional team while working on these programs.
    • Provide process optimization.
    • Develop and support new manufacturing processes and technologies.
    • Ensure product quality and all tasks are in accordance with established SOPs, GMPs, Divisional Specifications, and EHS standards.
    • Train manufacturing and junior personnel in required operations.
    • You will not have direct reports, but you may lead small project teams from time to time.


    Education & Qualifications Required:


    • Degree in Scientific or Engineering Discipline.
    • Six Sigma Black Belt and DFSS experience desirable.
    • MiniTab/JMP Statistical software desirable.
    • 1-5 years’ experience in Engineering, Process Development, and/or Quality Engineering setting.
    • Hands-on experience and technical expertise in a development environment a must.
    • ISO-9000, GMP, medical device manufacturing experience a plus.
    • Statistical analysis required within a development or manufacturing setting.
    • Experience with high volume and/or high precision manufacturing a plus.
    • Computer Literacy with skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access, plus MiniTab, JMP (or equivalent software).
    • Experience & expertise in Statistical Analysis including DOE and SPC.
    • Communication, Organization, Report Writing, and Presentation skills a must.
    • Must be able to develop working relationships with various internal core competencies and work as a team member.


    To Apply


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

    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, Ireland
    +353 56 77 90100

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