Senior Engineering Supervisor Mechanical Test Lab - Galway

Company: Confidential
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Location: Galway, Irlanda

Senior Engineering Supervisor Mechanical Test Lab

My client, is a leading medical device company with sites around the world. They are now recruiting a Senior Engineering Supervisor to join their team at the site on a basis.

Overview of Department

The Global Technology & Services group of engineers, scientists and technicians supports all our clients divisions as well as Corporate Research and Operations. GT&S delivers global R&D Services and implements standards where capability and cost leverage can be realized through a central team or knowledge-sharing structure. GT&S provides support through a variety of areas including but not Confidential to Design/Drawings, Test Method Development, Reverse Engineering, Standards Management, Material Testing, Engineering Tools and Systems and Lab Management. They are pursuing a vision which will strengthen contributions in while enhancing collaboration and networking with the broader global GT&S group.

Key Responsibilities:

Is an effective people manager, developing and managing a high-performance specialist team of engineers and technicians with strong focus on customer needs, Quality and EHS compliance.
Provide scientific understanding and technical engineering skills to meet business goals and objectives.
Ability to coach, lead and enhance the productivity of technical reports within the business.
Takes a leadership role in implementing new equipment and test methods to enhance the lab systems, constantly promoting awareness of Confidential practices, and making appropriate decisions daily.
Assures that appropriate resources personnel, tools, etc. are maintained to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the companies
Quality Policy.
Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.
Supports equipment validations:
Is fully competent on current validation methodologies.
Monitor and Support lab finances to ensure the department operates within in a set budget.
Develop and Implement plans to improve and expand lab capabilities to support current and future Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products.
Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance, and offering counsel.
Provide a structured framework for training of technical reports.
Manages day-to-day scheduling and sequencing of testing across two shifts to ensure maximum utilisation of equipment and test resources.
Develops, maintains, and communicates metrics to appropriate management to help drive continuous quality and efficiency through the department.
Supports the release and maintenance of all associated department procedures to ensure compliance with Corporate Quality requirements.
Represents Lab as a prime on Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products
Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

Honours Degree NFQ level 8 in an Engineering/Science discipline
Minimum 3 years supervisory experience required
Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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