Product Engineer - Medical in Newquay, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job ID: PAL003443

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
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Position Objective: 

To maximise the medium and long-term profitability of the Pall Corporation through the efficient and effective resolution of all Product Engineering activity. To transfer new or modified products from R&D into manufacturing, Transfer product lines from Site-to-Site, Material Changes, Product Changes, Product related Improvement Projects.  This role represents the design authority for product sold in the Medical division.

Role and Duties:

• To work with the Pall manufacturing sites to:
- Maintain production by supporting new products, processes, transfers and existing production.
- To act as technical lead in resolving quality and supplier issues.

• To ensure efficient budget management in terms of:
- Achieve cost savings by implementing cost down projects such as supporting Part Price Variance (PPV) and Lead Value Add Value Engineering (VAVE) projects.

• To provide project management activity in relation to:
- Preparation of documentation by writing and redacting Scope of work, Business case, Request for Quotation, Validation protocol and final reports.
- Direct, communicate and manage projects including but not limited to design, engineering and analysis of product, problem, processes, test and test set-ups.
- Research, investigate, test and develop product, transfer technology including manufacturing and testing equipment and provide hands on troubleshooting.
- Integrate and align efforts from different sources by directing, supervising and/or otherwise managing project team members and/or contractors as required for successful project completion.
- To be a team member on New Product Introduction/Development (NPI/NPD) and other site projects where applicable.

• To work with R&D to:
- Ensure optimum and cost effective mould tool solutions for new products
on ‘design-for-manufacture’ of new products.
- Support R&D on long-term technology and product direction by understanding product application and resolving problem with customers.
- Ensure compliance with QMS, ISO and all applicable regulations and company procedures.

Job Requirements


Essential Previous Experience:
• Experience in medium/high volume Medical, Pharmaceutical, Automotive or Food Industry.
• Significant engineering technical expertise used in creating, documenting, developing, and managing projects.

Desirable Qualifications/Education:
• Degree in Engineering or Equivalent level.
• Greenbelt / 6 sigma certification.
• Project management in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment. 

Knowledge & Key Skills:
• Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with Operations and Suppliers to plan PE projects without impacting Customers.
• Computer literate (Microsoft, Lotus Notes, Project Management, SAP, Minitab, NWA).
• Experience with Computer based drawing and design programs, preferred 3D training in Solid works or Pro E.
• Technical report writing skills.
• Ability to prioritise, manage and complete projects with limited direction, ontime/infull.
• Competent in managing multiple projects concurrently to Time/Cost/Quality commitments.
• Good understanding and Experience with the technical change control validation techniques for FDA Regulated manufacturing.
• Good knowledge in Lean Manufacturing concepts. 
• Good Knowledge in the use of six sigma and statistical tools like process capability, SPC, DOE and the Ability to use Structured problem-solving techniques to drive to root cause and sustain improvements.
• Demonstrate the ability to work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
• Driven candidate who acts with a sense of urgency to achieve business goals.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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