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Job Description

A Senior Global Engineering Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. Global responsibility for the standardization and oversight of Manufacturing Engineering teams developing, implementing and maintaining methods, operations sequence and processes in the fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies, Includes the design operation, control and optomisation of manufacturing processes to improve efficiency. Responsible for design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packages. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Drives alignment across the plant network to meet our clients requirements, rolls out CoE and Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP's) on technologies, processes and equipment.
  • Own the deployment of key Engineering processes and initiatives into the sites.
  • Implement, Run and Review the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) across the network.
  • Set the monthly and yearly targets per process KPI in alignment with the overall strategy
  • Develop the manufacturing Engineering Strategy in consideration of the footprint requirements to have suitable process capabilities and equipment available in the Multi-Plants.
  • Support production to balance capacity between the plants or to external receivers.
  • Support the site production teams drive plant productivity increases through automation initiatives, material savings or any other cost reduction initiatives to increase the value add with reduced input.
  • Be the interface between Development Engineering and production, be the NPI champion for Operations owning an organization structure to meet NPI project needs.
  • Drive and champion Engineering talent programs, competency frameworks & standardized organizational models.
  • Work with the Development organization to build technology roadmaps and engage with the manufacturing sites to help enable and implement those technologies.


  • 10 or more years of demonstrated Engineering Management experience in technology or Medical Device Manufacturing working with internal and external customers required.
  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science related discipline.
  • Experience in the functional management of a manufacturing engineering teams.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations preferred.
  • Must be results oriented.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and confidence communicating to senior management and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing systems, managing up, and managing peers.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and programs and meet scope, schedule, and budget requirements.
  • Experience in managing local and global teams.
  • Experience in Product/Project Lifecycle implementation and strong process and systems understanding preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and component or assembly design principles required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication, problem solving required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in on-line collaboration tools, and databases required.
  • Strong knowledge of equipment & process automation.
  • Initiall very heavy travel committment and then must be willing to travel up to 25 - 30% annually.

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) 21 206 190