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Senior Process Engineer

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Senior Process Engineer

My client is a Medical Devices company who is looking for a Senior Process Engineer to join their team in Limerick.


  • Responsible for providing technical leadership within a production value stream.
  • Working within the NPI process to complete process characterization work, complete process challenge testing, complete process capability and stability runs, to qualify new product & processes to achieve annual business plan.
  • Identification and implementation of process related continuous improvement activities that improve product quality and grow overall equipment efficiency.
  • Engage with personnel in the identification and resolution of corrective/preventative actions that address any process quality related manufacturing issues.
  • Systematically solve problems and use data in support of your decision making.
  • Ensure the delivery of high quality, new and innovative products to customers, in a timely -and cost-effective manner across multiple product value streams.
  • Lead process redesign projects, from cradle to grave, complete proof of principle activity, assist in the development and installation and qualification of new process equipment.
  • Project management, planning and co-ordination of multiple projects.
  • Apply troubleshooting expertise to resolve complex equipment, systems and process problems using strong statistical and analytical methodologies.
  • Communicate details of findings throughout the organization.
  • Keep up to date on the latest process engineering developments and technologies and will discover and build on breakthrough ideas that set new performance standards.


  • Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biological Science or Mechanical, Material, Process Engineering, with a proven track record of delivering results.
  • Minimum of seven years' work experience in a manufacturing environment or similar.
  • Previous experience in the use of 'black belt' type statistical techniques (DOE, Process Capability Analysis, Hypothesis Test methods) and problem-solving methodologies would be a distinct advantage, as would familiarity with equipment validation in an FDA environment.
  • Good Project Management skills, FPx or other, are required with a proven record of leading multi-functional teams effectively.
  • Good data analysis and investigating skills.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing from a process yield perspective and manufacturing lines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to your peer group.