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Danaher Corporation Senior Project Engineer in Ilfracombe, United Kingdom

​Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Our rapidly growing Pall site in Ilfracombe is recruiting for a Senior Projects Engineer to develop and lead a small team of project engineers/technicians to achieve site agreed goals and implement new equipment’s on time and within budget.

This exciting role is for Senior Project engineers who have experience in developing and delivering process equipment, has an eye for detail and can work on their own initiative and drive the team to solve problems all in a regulated environment and to tight deadlines in order to meet our customers

Main Duties:

  • Provide support and mentorship to Engineering and Technical team for all activity within remit.

  • Responsibility for individual team’s return to works, Absence etc

  • Daily Engineering activities and support to each project within remit

  • Advise on machinery or component costs, i.e. spare parts, new equipment, tooling.

  • Identify and rationalise Capital Projects (CAPEX)

  • Control spend for Engineering projects within own team

  • Produce and maintain budget for the Fiscal Year as per agreed plan Develop, Purchase and introduce new machinery using FAT/IQOQ/PQ validation process including generation of this documentation

  • Ability to prepare and present reports, understand how to generate data and how to analyse using statistical tools to justify equipment meets requirements.

  • Maintain efficient working teams to meet agreed goals.

  • Generate Production documentation including Specifications, Training Instructions and PDS’

  • Utilise DBS tools & techniques to demonstrate good project management to meet end goal

  • Hold regular reviews/updates at all levels on projects inc. individual reviews on progress

  • Project manage capital projects from initial concept through to successful completion and control the budgets

  • Develop team as part of development goals and create succession plans

  • Collaborate closely with subcontract toolmakers, machine builders in manufacture of jigs and fixtures & new equipment

  • Liaise and hold accountable vendors to enable accurate completion of projects.

  • Create and own Training program/ plans for Technicians and Engineering Staff within team.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Min 5 years experience managing projects within a relevant field

  • Working knowledge of different manufacturing processes, build reviews, Problem solving, validation procedures (FAT, IQOQPQ) and final production hand over on time to meet the customer demands.

  • Hands on experience in Manufacturing Engineering/ Projects Engineering Department with a mechanical bias

  • Able to mentor and supervise a team of Engineers and Technicians

  • Confident liaising with vendors, design engineers and suppliers

  • Experience of working in regulated environment and can show experience in delivering projects on time by taking a hands on approach, able to make decisions either by leading a team, as part of a team or as an individual.

  • New equipment project management preferred but not essential

  • Ideally suited to working in a fast past project engineering/new equipment build environment and achieving tight deadlines agreed in order to fulfill the customers’ expectations.

  • Excellent Problem-solving skills

  • Proven Project management experience

  • Proven experience in leading teams

  • Validation/Machine pass off experience essential

  • Able to create & complete Engineering reports & validation documents

  • Experience in working in a Regulated environment

  • Minitab / statistical software experience preferred

  • AutoCAD experience desirable

  • VPM experience preferred but not essential

  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor a small team of engineer/technicians to achieve goals

  • Take ownership of projects within remit

  • Provide regular progress updates to leadership

  • Drive team to achieve goals and develop team as part of succession plans

Essential Qualifications/Education:

  • Degree in Project engineering role, Mechanical Engineering or similar related subject area OR equivalent experience

Interested? Join the PALL Team!

If you would like to explore this exciting opportunity further and find out more about our competitive salary package, please do not hesitate to contact us!

What we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave

  • 8 Bank holidays (subject to T&Cs)

  • Bonus

  • Free on-site parking

  • On-site subsidised canteen

  • Wellbeing events

  • Employee assistance program

  • 3 x Basic salary life assurance

  • Long service award

  • Pension scheme

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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