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Industrial engineer -Supply Chain

Reference:/RH/AXXF281420 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Project Engineer, Project Lead

Life Science Recruitment are recruiting anIndustrial Engineer -Supply Chain to join the team with our Pharmaceutical client based in South Dublin.

The Engineer is a key member of the sites Strategic Planning & Operations team working in the Supply Chain Organisation. This team have the responsibility of delivering the short term Operational Finite Schedules for the Patient Supply Organisation, long term Strategic Planning, labor models & capacity planning plus execution of Strategic projects.

The Engineer will have responsibility for supporting Strategic Planning studies in the development of labor & capacity models, supporting Operations Planning in the development of scheduling scenario analysis and the delivery of programs/projects and continuous improvement initiatives within Supply Chain. This position works closely with the Procurement, Planning, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Supply Chain at an operational level. They will engage with internal customers to support their efforts to solve complex problems and improve performance

Specific Areas of Responsibility include:
Key tasks of this role include:

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders such as Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Calibration, Validation & Process Development to appropriately deliver projects on time and in full.
  • Lead or take part in programs/projects and Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives within the Supply Chain function.
  • Analysis of trends, data and information into plans, deliverables and recommendations
  • Employs project management/CI techniques to deliver projects on time and in full.
  • Perform industrial engineering studies & data analysis to support development of labor models, capacity models and Strategic Planning.
  • Perform capacity analysis to support monthly Strategic Planning processes.
  • Perform mid-term scenarios analysis to support Operations Planning deliverables.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Will include participating in special projects as identified.

  • Experience / Competencies / Skills:
  • 7-10 years’ experience in a similar position is essential
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical or Biologics Manufacturer with a lean manufacturing-environment is essential.
  • Experience in an Engineering or a Technical role is essential.
  • Demonstrated experiences of problem-solving and process improvements activities.
  • Experience implementing Continuous Improvement methodologies and programs such as Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen, and /or Lean Manufacturing
  • Project management certification such as PMP, IPMA C, Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Proven project management skills with demonstrated ability to execute and manage complex projects and programs
  • Knowledge of Scheduling/Modeling Software tool such as VirtECS is desirable

For more information contact Ruth Holland on 087 7822198or