Overview

JOB PURPOSE:

The primary purpose of this job is to support manufacturing through the continuous development of manufacturing processes and support day to day operations to achieve BU targets.

 

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

•             Support the day to day manufacturing operation environment to allow operations to meet its targets

•             Support business key metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology.

•             Deliver key projects to the Value Stream which will positively impact on the key metrics.

•             Drive process improvements/capacity increases through NPI/New technology/equipment introductions

•             Competent in validation requirements on new equipment introductions/processes/process changes

•             Design & develop tools, fixtures, gages and special equipment for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions in conjunction with Toolroom Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers.

•             Identify capital spend and budget requirements for process improvements.

•             Preparation and maintenance of all relevant manufacturing specifications.

•             Preparation and project management of all line extensions/NPI including supporting documentation as reqd.

•             Focus on reduction of unit cost of production, through accountability for specific cells i.e. Consumable Cost, Scrap Cost and Cell Efficiency.

•             Support ongoing Safety Incident corrective actions and ERGO team initiatives/actions

 

People

•             Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.

•             Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Projects Engineering team.

•             Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the Projects Engineering group.

 

Quality

•             Preparation and maintenance of manufacturing specifications for specific projects.

•             Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s, Maps, etc).

•             Ensure all process developments, NPI etc are managed in accordance with the Quality management system.

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (TO PERFORM THE JOB TO ACCEPTABLE STANDARD)

Personal Traits

•             Excellent proven Project Management skills.

•             Ability to manage multiple assignments or projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills.

•             Flexible work ethic.

•             Strong influencing skills.

•             Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

•             Problem Solving skills – to assist in maintaining project progress and on design issues.

•             Decision Making – required to make decisions on technical issues.

•             Degree of responsibility – must be capable of taking direction and taking responsibility and ownership for systems.

•             Excellent planning & organisation skills.

•             Extent of confidentiality – discretion is essential in view of contact with outside parties, product development strategies, regulatory and sales information.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Essential

•             Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering / Science discipline, with 2+ years relevant experience.

•             Experience in regulated industry, FDA, ISO, etc.

•             Demonstrated ability to lead significant projects to completion, on time and within budget

•             Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions

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