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Engineering & Technical

3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer – Senior - Cork

Contract Type: Self Employed Contractor
Location: Cork
Date: 13/03/2018
Job Reference: 90923

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer – Senior
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a 3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer – Senior for their site.

Job Purpose:
  • As the Senior Engineer you will be an integral part of a global team who will develop 3D Printing technology in partnership with the operating companies who will ultimately bring 3D Printed product to market.
  • On a daily basis your work as part of this virtual team in the 3D Printing CoE will interact with the Engineering, Quality, Operations and the Design teams to develop this technology.
  • You will lead many process feasibility discussions while utilizing your experience to ensure the development of a highly successful process that will surpass customer expectations.
  • You will research, develop and implement technologies to develop a robust supply chain.
  • In this highly rewarding role your communication and project management skills will be critical to success.
  • You will report directly to the Cork based Principal Engineer and work closely with the global project team.

Summary of Job:

The Senior Engineer will be required to:
  • Develop deep insights into the needs of our operating companies, patients, customers, markets and communities.
  • To cultivate external relationships and forge internal collaboration across all levels of the enterprise.
  • Drive innovation by anticipating and shaping industry and market changes to advance health care globally.
  • Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams.
  • To empower people to act with speed, agility, and accountability
  • Lead 3D Printing Engineering activities while ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle.
Principle Responsibilities:
  • Bringing 3D Printing and Netshape Technologies to production readiness
  • Lead technology selection and process design for product manufacture.
  • Manage Partner Development, technology Readiness Assessments, PFMEA/risk assessment studies and process development/validation activities.
  • Deliver stable, lean manufacturing solutions.
  • Budget control
Essential Criteria:
  • PhD or MSc in Mechanical/Biomedical/Materials Engineering or a related discipline with 6 years’ experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a medical device or equivalent regulated environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Titanium 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Excellent Planning & Organisational Skills
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes

Desirable Criteria:
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical area
  • Proven Root Cause analysis and problem solving techniques (A3, 8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Value Engineering practitioner
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications.
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

For further information on this 3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer – Senior role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

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