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Senior Operations Engineer

Galway, Ireland
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Johanne Kennedy
+353 86 440 3725
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My client is an early-stage start-up company focused on the design and development of novel medical devices.

Position Overview We're looking for a Senior Operations Engineer with extensive skills and experience to become part of our vibrant team. The ideal candidate will have a pivotal role in supervising and enhancing our manufacturing procedures for medical devices. They'll work closely with various teams to guarantee the smooth production of top-notch products that comply with regulations and surpass customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, implementation, and optimization of manufacturing processes for the pivotal device, including but not limited to product assembly, testing, and packaging.
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing line.
  • Proactive monitoring of line efficiency, performance and output
  • Ensure manufacturing activities are managed in accordance with the company’s quality system and policies, including diligent recording of results and writing reports.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improved efficiency.
  • Establish new manufacturing processes and fixtures to facilitate the introduction of new product lines.
  • Define and complete process validation activities as required in accordance with the Quality System.
  • Participate in risk assessments and mitigation activities related to manufacturing processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize production yield, cycle time and resource utilization.
  • Collaborate with R&D, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs team to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Develop and maintain detailed process documentation, including manufacturing and inspection procedures , work instructions, and manufacturing batch records.
  • Maintain traceability of all finished good products
  • Manage equipment specification, procurement, calibration, and maintenance.
  • Represent the company externally, for example at physician line tours.
  • Liaise with component and service suppliers on delivery schedule and any quality problems.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related technical field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Operations engineering within the medical device industry.
  • Strong understanding of basic engineering principles.
  • Strong understanding of design control principles and regulations, including FDA QSR (21 CFR 820) and ISO 13485

For more information on this role in please contact Johanne Kennedy on +353 86 440 3725 /

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