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Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Ballina, MO, IE

Company: Hollister Incorporated


The role of the Graduate Project Process Engineer is to provide expertise and technical support in Hollister specific manufacturing technologies. The engineer will be based in Ballina, and will serve Manufacturing Operations as primary customer. The position will liaise with Global Engineering (GE), New Product Development (NPD), Research and Development (R&D), Quality Assurance(QA) & Supply Chain(SCM) in order to effectively carry out its responsibilities. 



Key responsibilities of the role will include:


  • Providing expertise and technical support in Hollister specific manufacturing technologies.
  • Providing support to Engineering Services, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Departments.
  • Mechanical Design: Planning and specifying mechanical machine elements and machines for product manufacture, together with the upgrading or modification of existing or new processes.
  • Equipment modification: Designing and implementing cost-effective methods, to help improve safety, reliability and throughput.
  • Corporate & Vendor Liaison: Working with external suppliers in design and development of new production equipment and processes.
  • Production Services: Providing direction and support production on range of issues.
  • Problem Solving: Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers – as part of day to day support of the value stream.




Primary Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


Specialized skills/technical knowledge

Understanding of PLC systems

Pneumatics to an advanced level

2/3D CAD skills

Project Management training

           Use of Lean Manufacturing principles (SMED and DMAIC techniques).
           Occupational Health & Safety

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 30973

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