Senior Project Engineer/Manager (GMP) Immediate start - Sligo

Senior Project Engineer/Manager (GMP) Immediate start - Sligo

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer/Manager (GMP) Immediate start - Sligo
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sligo, Republic of Ireland
Salary: €50 - €60 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NWPESLIGO_1508747797
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2017 09:36

Job Description

Department Function/ Objective

  • To provide a Manufacturing Engineering service to the plant, in order to maximise the availability of Manufacturing, Utilities and Facilities Equipment.
  • To manage engineering projects when and were required.
  • To ensure continual compliance with the policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering, Safety and Finance.
  • To support the engineering teams in controlling uptime of equipment and optimizing efficiencies.
  • To support the Engineering team with the emphasis on continual operational improvements and employee equipment training and development.

Primary Function

  • To manage the execution of projects within the engineering group.
  • To carry out and implement equipment and process improvement initiatives.
  • To ensure the performance of day to day preventative and demand maintenance activity to maintain manufacturing and utility equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish with the Engineering Leader - DP/Synthroid & Projects the department goals, schedules and timetables for activities.
  • Assist with the management and supporting of manufacturing equipment development.
  • Preparation of capital expenditure requests for plant.
  • Develops monthly engineering metrics.
  • Ensure successful external, Division and Corporate audits.
  • Ensure compliance with calibration requirements.
  • Issue management reports as requested and on time.
  • Management of relevant budgets within target.
  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered to.
  • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Support the Engineering Team in ensuring that manufacturing equipment is maintained to meet the required legal, divisional and corporate standards.
  • Liaise with Division Engineering as required.
  • Ensure the effective management of appropriate internal and external plant projects.
  • Implementation of all relevant policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering & Safety.
  • Supervise external contractors.
  • Negotiate cost / quality effective external contracts.
  • Prepare appropriate CAPA plans and implement timelines.

Job/Technical Skills:

  • 2 years plus of Experience as an Engineering Supervisor
  • 5 years plus of Experience as a Manufacturing Engineer
  • Total combined minimum years of experience required six

Cognitive/Business Skills

  • Required to undertake specific investigations, and equipment monitoring, with the view to improve manufacturing performance e.g. reducing plant downtime and maximizing Plant output and yield.
  • It may be necessary to re-design elements of manufacturing machinery to adapt to process conditions in order to improve efficiency.


  • Considerable and continual care and attention needed to avoid substantial damage to equipment. Losses could be significant.
  • Continual attention needed to ensure plant reaches its annual production plan.
  • Failure on the incumbents part not to exercise due care could cause repeated small losses or occasional damage.

Supervision Received

  • Has set targets and goals to achieve which are reviewed on weekly/monthly basis.
  • Incumbent receives only general instructions from management personnel as to manner to which duties should be performed.
  • Incumbent is charged with responsibility for ensuring uninterrupted availability of manufacturing equipment.

Supervision Provided

  • Demonstrate Appropriate Management Competencies.
  • Team Leadership.
  • Set Vision, Strategy and Implement.
  • Build Organisation and People.
  • Know The Business.
  • Drive for Results.
  • Has Management responsibility for Engineering Team.
  • Will manage and supervise external contractors.
  • Have contacts with all levels of management within company.
  • Has external contacts with outside contractors/services engineers and commissioning engineers, safety inspectors etc.
  • Has high level of contacts with Divisional Equipment Engineers.

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