Process Engineering Manager

Dublin, Ireland Full Time

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Role : Process Engineering Manager

Your new company

LEO Pharma is a global foundation with a mission to improve lives by helping people achieve healthy skin. As a foundation, we are accountable primarily to our patients – which is why we in LEO Dublin, get such a great sense of purpose and reward from our work every day.

Our business is growing - through innovation and expansion of products. This means that we are now looking for a Permanent Process Engineering Manager to join a dynamic team that help improve our production processes.

Your new role

Based within the Dublin manufacturing facility, your role will be part of the Technical Services Unit, supporting a variety of key areas onsite. You will be working across cross-functional teams with a high-level of autonomy.

This position will report into the Technical Services Director.

Key Responsibilites include

  • Lead Technical Process Improvement Projects and initiatives that will drive increases in bulk capacity and increases in OEE across all manufacturing operations

  • ownership and use of process related data to drive further understanding and improvements across processes

  • Actively implement process improvements across all manufacturing operations

  • Actively work with manufacturing in leading the resolution of Technical deviations, ensuring effective countermeasures are implemented to ensure Quality and Compliance standards are constantly improved

  • Own all process engineering challenges, provide timely process engineering solutions

  • Participate in daily walkthroughs and visual management meetings

  • Support achievement of Site wide goals particularly Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Financial targets.

  • Ensures a responsive and committed culture is created to ensure rapid resolution of operation challenges and sound decision-making

  • Provides resources and works with all Manufacturing Business Units to manage the implementation of new or modified processes,

  • Actively manages team members to develop technical, leadership and managerial capabilities

  • Introduce new techniques and ideas.

What you'll need to succeed:

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Challenge non-compliant behaviour in a positive way and reinforce positive behaviour
  • Use of problem solving tools in a collaborative manner
  • Make timely decisions at the right level with the right data, and support them once made
  • Set clear performance standards; overcome obstacles; hold the Process Engineering team and others accountable for achieving results

Experience Required:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry working in a Technical Engineering environment which includes experience in a Leadership role in an operations environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
  • Demonstrated leadership and change management skills
  • Deep technical and scientific knowledge to drive process optimisation and robustness.
  • Proven track record of delivering high performance through development and coaching of a team
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team of managers at site level


  • Third level degree qualification preferably in Chemical / Process Engineering
  • Preferably a Masters degree in Business or Operational Management
  • Certified Lean six sigma Black Belt Qualification


The Process Engineering Manager must be:

  • Passionate and enthusiastic in their way of working
  • A professional with positive and proactive influencing skills
  • a strong and proactive team player who thrives on working in a fast paced production environment

Why Join our team in LEO Dublin?

At LEO Pharma we are constantly evolving. People are our greatest asset and we offer a range of development experiences and opportunities to help you grow. As a Process Engineering Manager you will have the chance to learn within an organisation which is passionate about succeeding; you will have the opportunity to work and learn within a LEAN coaching culture.

In LEO we have a keen focus on improving employee engagement through a range of initiatives and benefits which include; a range of occupational health and wellbeing programmes, health and safety initiatives, educational development, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and creating the right work life balance.

Applications without a CV will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 30.05.18

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