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NPI Project Engineer

Location: Cork
Experience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary:Not Disclosed
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We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award winning medical device organization based in Cork. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.

The successful candidate will provide project and technical leadership in cross functional teams to set up new processes to meet challenging project commitments in line with agreed stability metrics. The role will involve collaborating with global R&D teams to develop innovative and cost effective devices and delivering highly stable and effective manufacturing processes.


1. Lead NPI development requirements and work with cross functional teams in the Innovation Centre and with the Value Streams.
2. Design, develop and source tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for manufacturing processes.
3. Provide design for manufacturing technical input to global design groups to minimise lifecycle cost.
4. Deliver stable manufacturing solutions in line with stability metrics process.
5. Management of R&D test parts and sample requests.
6. Conduct detailed product design reviews.
7. Development of advanced manufacturing processes to lean guidelines.
8. Manage risk management and validation lifecycle for new process or process changes.
9. Management of the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ).
10. Full budget responsibility for project capital and expense spend
11. Direct PFMEA studies and lead risk assessment effort for overall process
12. Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk
13. Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term
14. Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities

Education & Experience

• Degree in Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing Engineering and 2 years experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment.
• Proven track record in development and Installation of manufacturing processes for New Products or Product Transfer.
• Experience using proven problem solving/Root techniques (8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
• Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
• Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes


• Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
• Certified Project Management qualifications.
• CAD/CAM Experience

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Sean McCarthy | Tel: +353 (0) 87 798 8480


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