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Process & Technology Manager

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2018 3:50:22 AM
  • 3047707
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): Ireland; Cork

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GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.
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Role Summary:
Reporting to the Site Lead GE Healthcare Cork, the successful candidate will have overall responsibility for developing the engineering solutions of the future across the facility. They will have overall responsibility for the leadership and management of the Process Technology team, Engineering Compliance & Improvement Team, and the Capital projects team. The Process and Technology Manager is a core member of the Site Senior Leadership team (SLT).

Essential Responsibilities:

Reporting Line:
Reporting to the Site Lead.

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:


  • Active member of the Senior Management Team contributing to the overall success and direction of the Cork site.
  • Own, manage and implement the Site Master plan (including Plant Asset Lifecycle Program) to define, enable and deliver investment and technology requirements for capacity, efficiency, productivity, compliance and EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) to meet the strategic direction of the site with the LS CI Global Supply Chain.
  • In conjunction with the site Lean team and other GE support groups, develop, agree and implement the site Brilliant Factory strategy including the site Digital Services function.
  • Develop and Lead Process and Compliance Improvement opportunities for the site. Work with GE partners & others to identify & implement new technologies that will give compliance, EHS and productivity or other benefits to the site.
  • Manage all medium and long term engineering activities so future plant output targets are achieved in a compliant environment (GMP), and engineering activities comply with laws, regulations, and standards both internally and with external statuary bodies.
  • Ensure Energy Management (ISO50001 certification) initiatives are implemented.
  • In Conjunction with Engineering & Operations partners, Identify & Implement Reliability & Maintenance Best Practice Opportunities that increase the compliance and efficiency of the site.
  • Responsible for having the necessary trained engineering resources with the appropriate skills available to maximise operational equipment uptime.
  • Partner with the Operations Engineering Leader to develop strategic direction and resource allocation between the 2 engineering teams on site
  • Continue to develop Lean methodologies and direction for the Cork site.
  • Ensure best practice Project management and Project delivery standards are met


  • Co-ordinate engineering strategic activities to support cost effective Engineering Structures and procedures.
  • Manage, prioritise and give leadership to site CAPEX projects as they arise. Manage the site CAPEX budget.


  • Have External Focus to understand business and engineering trends in the global supply chain and external bodies to implement best practices in Cork site.


  • Manage Continuous Professional Development for the Engineering team through education, training, and on the job experience programs


  • Ensure all work completed by team or suppliers adheres to EHS policies
  • Ensure compliance with changing engineering and validation regulatory standards and guidelines


  • Leading, motivating, developing, and managing the performance of the Strategic Engineering Team


  • Degree or equivalent experience in Engineering and/or in a related business discipline.
  • Significant people management experience in a pharmaceutical, device, process, or regulated industry
  • Very strong development, maintenance, process, or validation experience in a pharmaceutical, process or regulated industry.
  • Significant experience of budget management.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of documentation, standards, and guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven track record in managing people on a wide range of tasks.
  • A strong working knowledge of processes such as project management, validation, automation, maintenance systems, 6 sigma, lean methodology, cost centre management, and change management processes.
  • A strong working knowledge of site plant processes including Production, Packaging, Facilities, Utilities, Logistics, Finance, EHS, Quality.

    Locations: Ireland; Cork

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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