Manufacturing Project Manager with 5+ years experience required for a permanent role in a manufacturing multinational in the midlands. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate well with a large team from corporate management to the manufacturing floor. 


  • Lead the development of integrated business plans, manage and track project budgets, product cost, and capital, and establish return on investment
  • Foster and manage supplier relationships in the procurement of equipment (i.e. identification, assessment, selection, and qualifications)
  • Create process specifications, request for quotations, factory acceptance plans, validation plans, and other relevant documentation to support product introductions via new or existing equipment
  • Complete or coordinate with plant associates, equipment and processes qualifications (IQ, OQ, PQ) and support the manufacturing process transfer
  • Coordinate cross-functional team activities to meet project or program deliverables
  • Ability to focus and drive ongoing organizational assessment to identify gaps/opportunities relative to the product development, commercialization, and manufacturing processes
  • Understand accounting principles, capital, and expense planning in support of project/program and departmental performance
  • Proven ability to manage extensive communications both up and down in the organization to keep key stakeholders appropriately engaged and informed to drive success of a project
  • Monitor project progress to anticipate risks and develop solutions before they become critical
  • Obtain and/or negotiate resources as needed, assign tasks as appropriate, and ensure that commitments are met
  • Leading problem solving and resolution efforts to include management of risk, contingencies and issue resolution
  • Support capacity modelling and planning activities
  • Mentor others by providing guidance, direction, or other technical expertise


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Project Management training / qualifications, PMP, MSC, PRINCE2
  • Experience with project management tools and skills
  • Knowledge of process and project planning best practices
  • 5-6+yrs experience in Project Management and / OR PMO Operations ideally in a Manufacturing environment
  • Able to demonstrate suitable Project experience
  • Strong communication and coordination skills to work across a Matrix organisation
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • It would be an advantage to hold a Lean six sigma green belt with ability to utilise existing skills or develop new skills in the use of Minitab
  • Must be authorised to work in Ireland

Must be experienced/knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Plastic Engineering
  • Process Validations
  • GMP, ISO13485
  • Statistical Methods (Six Sigma, DoE)
  • Design
  • Microsoft Projects

Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence


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