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Manufacturing Technician

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Hannah Doyle
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Manufacturing Technician

We are looking to speak with Manufacturing Technicians about the exciting new job opportunities in the well-loved city of Galway!  One of our leading clients is currently hiring for their team of Manufacturing Technicians. Are you considering a career move?

Job Overview

The Manufacturing Engineering Teams lead stamping, molding, and assembly processes to ensure optimal quality and output. They specialize in mold and die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, with deep knowledge of associated manufacturing processes. These teams optimise and standardise processes while advising on tool and machine enhancements. They design and implement manufacturing processes and automation platforms for new product development and existing product optimisation. Additionally, they assist Product Development in tool selection and optimisation, manufacturing concept selection, and smooth production ramp-up. They also facilitate communication between engineering and production, support research and development teams, and produce manufacturing equipment, product samples, and prototypes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work as part of Production Support team to drive process improvements.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing; troubleshooting, standardising and improving existing production methods and procedures.
  • Technical support of a chemical cleaning and associated effluent treatment process, with responsibility for the availability of equipment and Health and Safety in the area.
  • Assist in conducting IQ/OQ/PQ process of equipment. Assist in the creation and maintenance of up-to-date area SOPs.
  • Design, specify, manufacture, test and document production equipment, changes and improvements.
  • Take responsibility for preventative maintenance procedures with an assigned process or area.
  • Assist Engineering in investigating and implementing new production methods and root cause analysis.
  • Interface with a variety of personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above.
  • Assists in implementing technical improvements under the team's Continuous Improvement

Key Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Manufacturing processes would be an advantage.
  • Candidate should be able to highlight innovative examples of fixture design and manufacture which they have implemented previously.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative.
  • Knowledge of Medical Device development/manufacture, although not a requirement, may be an advantage.

What your background should look like:

  • Level 6 Engineering or Science degree, senior trade or equivalent qualification, preferably with 2 years’+ experience.
  • Experience in Automation and or Polymer Engineering (Molding) would be advantageous.
  • Electrical experience would be advantageous.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

Our Vision: To be recognised as the best STEM Contracting & Permanent Recruitment company and the Employer of Choice for top performing Recruiters.

 For further information on this role please contact Hannah Doyle on 086 107 0950

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