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Job Description

An Engineering Manager for the Operations Group is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. This is a very senior role with up to 50 reports and reporting directly to the Plant Manager. Excellent opportunity for a good Technical Leader. Please contact Tom Devaney (in confidence) for more information.

Role of this position

  • Ensure equipment compliance to Corporate guidelines, safety regulations and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with Production, Quality and Supply Chain to deliver Operational objectives, liaise closely with all relevant departments to support business objectives
  • Manage the seamless introduction of new products from R&D/NPI to volume manufacturing.
  • Sustain and improve the performance and maintenance of the production equipment/lines through programs like TPM ensuring business continuity.
  • Management of continuous programs to improve process yields and reduce scrap.
  • Develop and foster a Lean Six Sigma culture with an effective problem-solving approach.
  • Manage equipment capacity through optimization and/or new equipment procurement.
  • Develop Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the engineering team to support and advance production processes.
  • Develop capital projects proposals, administrate and manage the site capital budget
  • Evaluate new technologies and prepare ROI proposals to senior management for investment planning.
  • Working with the Business Units develop and implement a Technical Road Map and an automation strategy.
  • Career path development for technical staff; hiring, coaching and developing new and existing employees, promoting continuous improvement and cross functional team work.
  • Integrate site with the Centres of Excellence Groups, leverage and share network knowledge. Contribute on broader Engineering topics and forums and build strong collaborations within industry and within the Corporation.
  • Identify and project manage a diverse array of Engineering related projects.
  • Ensure safety and product quality are never compromised.


  • B.Eng (Level 8) with at least 7 years relevant Engineering management experience.
  • Must have proven track record in managing and developing a professional / technical team.
  • The ability to implement Process Capability and Lean Principles in every aspect of Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of six sigma would be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of ISO and FDA requirements.

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Executive / Management

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900