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Manufacturing Project Engineer

About Aerogen:
Headquartered in the vibrant city of Galway, with offices around the world, Aerogen is proud to be the world leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery. Recognised through multiple MedTech awards and eight-time winner of the Zenith award for Respiratory Care Excellence in North America, collectively our employees make a difference to patients’ lives every day, having already reached 16 million patients in over 75 countries.

Our talented and skilled team collaborate to innovate, challenge and test not only in relation to our products but every facet of how we work. We lead the way, finding innovative solutions to even the most complex problems, all in the name of delivering better patient care.

Our business is growing rapidly across the globe and as we grow, our core culture of “We Care” universally connects us. We believe that your ambition and integrity fuels ours and we are committed to supporting our employees to reach their full potential through tangible investment in their careers. Join us as we continue to #discoverbetter.

What is the role? 
This role presents a great opportunity to collaborate with Aerogen’s R&D and Commercial teams to deliver on strategic growth plans through the advancement of the current and future Product technologies. The role will support the initial Design stage gates while taking the lead to deliver the final stage gates. In all cases the role is expected to challenge and improve Manufacturing systems as enablers to advance project execution. The role will be in a typical office environment with work also performed in Manufacturing areas in addition to supplier locations.

What are the key responsibilities? 
• Lead NPD and Manufacturing project tasks from product initial concept to Release to Sales to deliver Patient focused Product enhancements.     
• Early design stage involvement will include working with R&D and supply chain on supplier selection and qualification plans.                                
• Completing product and process changes through Process characterization, process validation, change control and documentation updates.
• Later design stage involvement will collaborate with Regulatory, Commercial and Production to prepare for regional registration and release to sales with the creation of BOM’s, labels and Manufacturing documentation. 
• Troubleshooting with cross functional teams including Quality Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and R&D.
• Identification of product / process improvement opportunities through design stage gate review activities. 
• Evaluate proposed changes to equipment / processes / components in relation to the impact on product quality, safety, stability, performance, or waste technology.
• Perform other assigned tasks as directed by Supervisor or Head of Function.

What education and experience are required? 
• Level 7 qualification in Engineering, Technology or Science along with a Trade certificate and minimum 8 years’ experience.   
• Level 8 qualification in Engineering, Technology or Science with minimum 2 years’ experience.
What key skills will make you great at the role? 
• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated decision-making competencies.
• Very strong organizational, Project Management and communication skills.
• Microsoft Package skills - MS Word, Excel, Project etc. 
• Experience in Process characterization, Validation and statistical methods.
• Meticulous attention to detail with a methodical and analytical approach to problem solving.
• Flexibility to travel to vendor sites to support service and project activities.
• Must be able to work in a dynamic environment with little supervision or daily direction.

What is it like to work at Aerogen? 
Our purpose is to transform patient lives and our ethos is to #discoverbetter. This also translates to how we look after our people. We want talented, passionate and engaged people to join Aerogen and build your career with us.  We understand that your life evolves through different stages, and we are here to support our global team with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone! Here is an idea of what we offer:
• Excellent medical care.
• Bonus.
• Pension.
• Long-Term Incentive Plan.
• ‘Aerogen Connect’ – our employee led programme which supports our global teams to unite and have fun.
• We pledge 1% of profits and time to charities and organisations.

Aerogen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. If you have any difficulty using our application process, please contact us by emailing Please include your name and preferred method of contact.

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Job Title
Manufacturing Project Engineer


• Level 7 qualification in Engineering, Technology or Science along with a Trade certificate and minimum 8 years’ experience. • Level 8 qualification in Engineering, Technology or Science with minimum 2 years’ experience.