Product Engineer Full time – Permanent Position

Are you looking for a great opportunity as Product Engineer Full time – Permanent Position (Ref – PEN0423)? Then we are looking for you!

The Product Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining product specifications that are accurate and representative of each customer’s specific requirements as well as Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Derry’s (NHPD’s) manufacturing capabilities. Design and purchase job specific tooling for use in the manufacture of our product portfolio and maintain complete and accurate records of product specification history.

In this role you are responsible for: 

  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities.
  • Awareness of and Adherence to all, Corporate & Site; Environmental, Health, & Safety, policies & procedures
  • Review each new product request received from customers and use knowledge of all machine capabilities to determine and engineer the most efficient route to manufacture.
  • Review, interpret, and control customer-supplied specifications for NHPD products. Compare customer requirements to Nelipak manufacturing capabilities and then develop product specifications, documenting and communicating any exceptions directly to customer.
  • Translate customer-supplied information into NHPD’s Customer facing specification format using AutoCAD and communicate directly with the customer for approval.
  • Maintain all NHPD customer facing specifications, customer-supplied specifications, and supporting documentation in organized customer master files.
  • Generate clear and accurate internal product specifications in SAP based upon the approved NHPD customer facing specification and/or customer-supplied specifications, for use by manufacturing personnel when producing product.
  • Provide the SAP Business Data Specialist(s) with consistently accurate product information, required to generate SAP master data, Bills of materials and routings for use in the end to end manufacture of new and existing products.
  • Design, order and issue job specific tooling for use in accordance with associated manufacturing specifications
  • Control of product/tooling design advancements based on external/internal customer requirements.
  • Control internal and external change requests by Customer Service, Sales, Customers, Manufacturing, Technical, Quality, and other functions, as needed, in accordance with no change agreements and/or other customer requirements.
  • Work closely on new Business development projects, where applicable, in line with company Sales Plan
  • Use analytical skills to ensure prompt resolution of any Product Engineering (and other) related Manufacturing issues.
  • Data accuracy, integrity, and completeness
  • Sound engineering practice for design improvement and issue resolution
  • Participation in customer audits (where necessary)

Essential criteria:

▪ Associates degree or an equivalent combination of education and equivalent business-related work experience
▪ Auto CAD experience
▪ Strong background/knowledge of Microsoft computer software

Desireable criteria:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with business functions and the associated data requirements in existing legacy systems is desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of SAP


Please e-mail your CV together with a Cover letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria to by 12noon 01 May 2023.