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Equipment Development Engineer

Job Title: Equipment Development Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Mayo
REF: 81811
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Equipment Development Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Mayo are currently looking to recruit an Equipment Development Engineer for their site.

Technical team member on new product development project providing expertise in assembly and production equipment development. Assisting the core team in defining optimal manufacturing approach from product design stage right through to commercialisation phase.

  • Participate with the core team in evaluation of product concepts to determine potential manufacturing processes
  • Detailed review and revision of proposed design(s) with new product development team to meet design objectives
  • Review proposed product designs for manufacturability
  • Lead manufacturing strategy selection with reference to process robustness, speed to market and product cost
  • Analysis of manufacturing cost and development of plan to achieve targeted gross margin
  • Development of User Requirements Specification for all required manufacturing equipment
  • Development and management of project schedules for manufacturing commercialization of selected product concept
  • Development of capital expenditure plans for manufacturing equipment
  • Engagement of other Operations functions in critical decisions and developments
  • Communication and review of key decisions with Value Stream Management


Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical Engineering

Required experience:
Minimum of 5 years? post qualification experience in manufacturing environment, to include experience with development of (semi-) automated production equipment
Proven track record in production equipment development and execution preferably within a regulated environment

Specialized skills/technical knowledge:
  • Track record leading machine and process design projects
  • Familiarity with DOE, validation, and statistical analysis tools
  • Project Management training / qualification

For further information on this Equipment Development Engineer role in Mayo please contact Deborah Counihan on 091730022 /
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