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Process Engineer


  • Offaly / Westmeath
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 11/02/2013
  • Covidien
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Process Engineer


Process Engineer Tullamore, Ireland
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

If you are looking to grow within a truly global company where career development and progression go hand in hand and you have a passion for innovation and product excellence then this could be the opportunity that fulfills those ambitions. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly skilled Process Engineer to join our team in Tullamore. You will have a sound technical engineering approach to project management and problem solving in addition to a proven track record in the methodologies and practice of Lean manufacturing.

About Covidien

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Whatever your speciality or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien – both in the lives of others and your career.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Medical Supplies

The Medical Supplies Global Business Unit of Covidien provides a broad range of market leading brands that have provided the foundation of patient care for over 100 years. Medical Supplies develops and sells high quality products used to improve patient care in areas such as Nursing Care (wound care and urology), Monitoring & OR (electrodes & OR safety disposables) and Sharp Safety (safety needles & syringes, & sharps collection).

As Process Engineer, your Principle Accountabilities will involve:
- Working with Engineering, Operations, and Quality departments to optimise process effectiveness on Safety, Quality, Service and Cost.
- Provide technical leadership on new process design, introduction and support to agreed process specifications.
- Lead Process Design effectiveness optimisation of people, equipment and process capability, material inputs and planning demands
- Drive process robustness initiatives (mistake proofing / six-sigma )
- Participate in, and lead Capital, Operational Excellence, R&D & Material Change projects which are aligned to the site strategic plan.

As Process Engineer your Skills & Qualifications will include:
- The successful candidate will ideally possess a degree in Engineering or related discipline (Mechanical, Biomedical, Polymer, Manufacturing or equivalent).
- Preferred 5 years engineering experience in a production or manufacturing role
- Experience in a Medical Device Manufacturer or equivalent Regulated Industry will be an advantage
- Knowledge and experience of Six Sigma Lean principles is an important advantage
- Knowledge of project management principles (e.g. PMBOK) will be an advantage

To submit an application please select the ‘apply’ button that links directly to the Covidien career site.

To apply for this position please click here

Ref: 2013000538_1358962188
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