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Project Engineer - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Company: Novartis
Location: Ireland Cork City
Reference: 232338BR
Closing Date: 25 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Job Purpose Plans, designs, coordinates, validates, and implements high technology equipment and/or processes for the production, finishing and inspection of IOLs,delivery system and surgical products. Provides engineering support to manufacturing to maintain high yields and minimize downtime of process equipment. Researches and instigates new projects which lead to process/ product improvements - including moving processes from R&D to production. ...

Requirements:

Job Purpose

Plans, designs, coordinates, validates, and implements high technology equipment and/or processes for the production, finishing and inspection of IOLs,delivery system and surgical products. Provides engineering support to manufacturing to maintain high yields and minimize downtime of process equipment. Researches and instigates new projects which lead to process/ product improvements - including moving processes from R&D to production. Must also demonstrate analytical skills in problem solving.


Major Accountabilities

1. Responsible for project management & planning and for liaising with other departments/plants affected by these projects. Also for reporting project status to management and highlighting areas of concern early.
2. Responsible for ensuring all projects are completed to agreed timelines and within budget. Also that all work adheres to H&S and environmental requirements.
3. Responsible for planning and managing projects to ensure effective utilization of resources and for liasing with R&D and other Alcon facilities to develop and introduce new products and processes.
4. Responsible for introducing and validating new equipment and/or complex new process projects from design through completion and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
5. Responsible for initiating and driving cost improvement and LEAN Manufacturing initiatives.
6. Responsible for supporting and improving existing processes through process analysis and the application of engineering principles.
7. Responsible for putting effective CAPAs in place for compliance actions within the agreed timeline.
8. Ensure continual Quality System compliance by adherence to established and evolving Alcon and Novartis QS requirements
9. Ensure that the appropriate root cause analysis tools are used when leading NCE investigations if applicable

Minimum requirements

Job Dimensions

Specific Position Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of process engineering and equipment and automation specification and GMP validation requirements.
Knowledge of statistical process control and data analysis by statistical methods.
Well developed project management skills
PC and software proficiency - Microsoft software and Microsoft project
Report writing expertise and highly developed people skills.
Knowledge and/or experience of optics, machine and automation design.
Knowledge and/or experience of optical metrology
Knowledge of requirements of machinery directive – i.e. CE marking
Knowledge of process analysis and optimisation, and basic industrial engineering.
Attention to detail
Excellent organisation skills


Ideal Background

Education
Minimum: Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Physics or related discipline
Preferred: Masters/ PhD degree in. Engineering/ Physics or related discipline

Experience

Minimum: 3-5 years experience in high volume manufacturing environment with experience of process engineering and process/product intorduction
Preferred: 5-10 years experience in medical device manufacturing. Experience to include cross site projects and R&D Liason. Project management and team leadership experience. Regulated industry experience.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited
Frimley Business Park
Camberley
Surrey
GU16 7SR
England
Tel:  +44 (0)1276 692255
Fax:  +44 (0)1276 692508
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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