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PROJECT MANAGER (NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT) with 5+ years experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment, required by CareerWise Recruitment for a 12 month contract with our multinational medical device client in Cork. The PROJECT MANAGER (NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT) will provide a lead role in New Product Development projects in the NPD group at our clients Innovation Centre.

Role of this position

  • Lead technical elements within cross functional teams to execute new product development projects.
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new product designs to minimise lifecycle cost.
  • Manufacturing technical expert to global design groups.
  • Project management responsibility for sub projects elements.
  • Conduct detailed product design reviews.
  • Identify appropriate resources and requirements for product development.
  • Development of manufacturing processes to lean guidelines.
  • Lead implementation of digital manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies.
  • Develop innovative product development processes to shorten product lifecycle time to market.
  • Direct PFMEA studies and lead risk assessment effort for overall process.
  • Complete validation activities required to launch new products.
  • Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk.
  • Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term.


  • Degree in Mechanical/Production/Biomedical Engineering and 5-10 years experience in a medical device or comparable hi-tech environment.
  • Project Management Professional with experience managing project elements
  • Proven track record in development and installation of manufacturing processes for New Products or Product Transfer.
  • Experience using proven problem solving techniques
  • Self motivated, with focus on Quality, Timelines and Cost.
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards.
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills.

Please call Conor Twomey today for further information on 021 4297422 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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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

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