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Sean McCarthy
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Project Lead - Packaging Virtual Team

Reference:SMC6256 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Project Lead

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.


1. Leading transfer activities of packaging component manufacturing between suppliers
2. Lead the planning, implementation and stabilisation of sourcing related projects
3. Identify packaging cost and quality improvement opportunities within the business
4. Developing business cases and lead key stakeholder alignment process
5. Execution and project management responsibilities ensuring the project are delivered on time and within budget
6. Conduct detailed product design reviews - Manufacturing technical expert to global design groups.
7. Lead risk management and validation lifecycle for new product or process changes
8. Conduct engineering studies to ensure compliance
9. Execute packaging validation of new product introduction (OQ/PQ)
10. Direct PFMEA studies and lead risk assessment effort for overall process.
11. Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk
12. Design, develop and source tools, fixtures and special equipment for pack processes. Co-ordinate with internal and external partners.
13. Planning of key deliverables into action plans & provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
14. Represent the Operations team on product development projects, communicating requirements and proposing solutions.

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required
  • Demonstrated validation experience/ exposure
  • 1-3 years experience in Medical Devices or regulated industry and exhibiting evidence of GDP and technical writing
  • Relevant packaging technology and materials experience
  • Root Cause analysis and problem-solving techniques & Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing processes..

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or [email protected] for further information.