Process Development Engineer
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Process Development Engineer

Process Development Engineer

GerTEK Project Management & Technical Services is one of Ireland’s leading Project Management and Technical Service companies. Due to continued expansion, we are hiring an experienced Process Development Engineer to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead process development projects, working as part of the project team.
  • Development and installation of new manufacturing and process technologies to support product development and product transfers.
  • Apply new technologies and methodologies to optimise process design & performance.
  • Establish processes based on product specifications in line with Unit Cost metrics
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Understand principles of Lean manufacturing, problem-solving, DOE.
  • Complete process validation for new processes and products including IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ.
  • Working with external vendors to specify, develop and commission new process technologies.
  • Setting up new manufacturing equipment/production lines including the selection and training of process technicians and product builders, as required.
  • Responsibility for and understanding of work environment issues including H&S activities associated with new process development.
  • Development of manufacturing processes from prototyping to full-scale production.
  • The manufacture and testing of prototypes.
  • Design/source equipment and tooling required to meet both the capability & capacity requirements.
  • Generate work plans & schedules for development activity and execute to plan.


  • Level 8 degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 5yrs+ experience with manufacturing process design and optimization within a highly regulated environment.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience of working within a medical device environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and deliver automated solutions.
  • Experienced in using Six-Sigma methodology for process improvement (e.g. DMAIC) and problem-solving (e.g. 6-step approach).
  • Experienced in statistical analysis and use of Minitab.
  • Experience with manufacturing process design and optimization.
  • Strong mechanical background with a good working knowledge of metals & plastics processing a distinct advantage.
  • It is essential that the candidate will be highly innovative, motivated and organized and have excellent planning and communication skills.



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