Principal Engineer

Integer (Galway, Ireland) 19 days ago

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JOB SUMMARY:

This is a key role in the R&D group, providing leadership and technical support to the development activities within the group.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Integer Ireland including a variety of job related tasks, which may not be specific to this position profile.

Accountabilities include:

The main function of this role is to support the Product Development activity in accordance with Design Control Policies. Manage product development activities with respect to:

Product Design & Development.

Product and Project Costing.

Meeting agreed timelines.

Supporting the preparation of regulatory submissions

Provide technical guidance for and lead various product development programs within the current product pipeline. Pursue advanced development and research tasks leading to new business opportunities and product lines. Provide critical input to failure analysis and product characterization activities, to include test method development and validation. Manage teams of Engineers, Technicians and Operators through product development programs. Manage the progress and development of direct reports. Project management using standard methodology. Transfer of New Products to production, both within and between sites. Assist in training employees in new or improved processes. Process and product validation. Process / layout design and implementation. Develop and support related documentation: - DCO generation to introduce changes and maintain DMR documentation. Sourcing, specifying and purchasing production equipment. Jigs and fixture specification and development.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Material Science, ideally with 8 years of relevant industrial experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge of engineering theories, methods and work measurement techniques.

  • Ability to apply engineering methods in the definition, design, research, development, utilization, maintenance, and cost-control of processes and equipment to build Lake Region products and improve qualities and reduce costs of such processes and products.
  • Ability to communicate and work with people inside and outside the Department as necessary to execute these responsibilities.

    Ability to train and lead assigned employees.

  • Ability to understand and follow appropriate Departmental policies, procedures, practices and to understand inter-relationships of people and functions.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations, systems and project management, including procurement, inventory control, quality control, production planning and control, test and inspection, layout.

    MENTAL DEMANDS.

  • Ability to work in an organized fashion.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-starter.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Day-shift operation, but may be required to change working hours or work other shift patterns occasionally as project responsibility dictates.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP AND PRESENCE OR SUPERVISOR.

  • This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager or R&D Director.
  • Receives limited supervision and works directly from an Engineering project list.

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