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Project Process Engineer (24 month contract)

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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Ballina, MO, IE

Company: Hollister Incorporated

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Location: Ballina 
Department: Operations 




Title                                         Project / Process Engineer (Contract position 24 months)

Hierarchal Level                      Professional / Exempt Staff

Division/Department             Global Operations, Ballina Unit

Reports to                               Engineering Manager CC

Direct Reports to Position      None

Travel                                      10% Domestic / 15% International

Revision Date                          Feb 2021

 Fixed Term Contract (24 months) 


II.         SUMMARY:


The position will be based in Ballina and report into Engineering Manger CC. In this role the candidate will be part of a new product & process development team and work closely with New Product Commercialization team. The role will focus on developing and delivering new high speed automated processes and equipment sets and support the execution of various other engineering projects. This is a 24 month fixed term contract.  


The successful candidate will be a technical core team member on a new cross functional product development team and will provide expertise in assembly and production equipment development. The key responsibility within this core team will be to lead the definition and delivery of the optimal manufacturing approach from the product design stage right through to commercialisation and equipment validations.





  • Participate with the core team in evaluation of product concepts to determine potential manufacturing processes
  • Manage the Engineering activities within the project to deliver optimal manufacturing approach from the product design
  • Detailed review and revision of proposed design(s) with new product development team to meet design objectives
  • Review proposed product designs for manufacturability
  • Lead manufacturing strategy selection with reference to process robustness, speed to market and product cost
  • Analysis of manufacturing cost and development of plan to achieve targeted gross margin
  • Development of User Requirements Specification for all required manufacturing equipment
  • Development and management of project schedules for manufacturing commercialization of selected product concept
  • Development of capital expenditure plans for manufacturing equipment
  • Engagement of other Operations functions in critical decisions and developments
  • Planning and execution of equipment validations
  • Communication and review of key decisions with Value Stream Management





  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering

Required experience:


  • Minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience in manufacturing environment, to include experience with development of (semi-) automated production equipment
  • Proven track record in production equipment development and execution preferably within a regulated environment


Preferred Specialized skills/technical knowledge:

  • Equipment Cleaning processes and equipment (CIP & COP) experience is desirable  
  • Track record leading machine and process design projects
  • Familiarity with DOE, validation, and statistical analysis tools

Project Management training / qualification

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.

Job Req ID: 28960

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