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Line Technician

Job Title: Line Technician
Contract Type: Self Employed Contractor
Location: Galway
REF: 90898
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 0868395531

Line Technician
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Line Technician for their site.

Key Responsibilities of the Role
  • Monitor and control production process to ensure product is manufactured within specification.
  • Administer all line set up and product changeovers and perform minor repairs on equipment.
  • Accurately update internal production reporting system so that a true reflection of line performance is captured daily.
  • Assist investigations of quality problems and ensure that products are manufactured in compliance with the Quality Management System.
  • Make required adjustments to equipment and ensure efficiency of line by managing all issues and minimizing downtime.
  • Maintain and update OCAP system to ensure corrective actions are captured.
  • Monitor production area and ensure compliance to standard operating procedures.
  • Support root cause analysis within scope of the role and technical expertise.
  • Assist to clean up work area and guide all employees in operating line equipment according to company procedures.
  • Perform process maintenance on equipment and maintain records for same.
  • Participate in pre shift meetings and obtain required information to support discussions.
  • Ensure that communications are clear, effective and concise and act in a non-confrontational manner.
  • Report any quality related concerns to your immediate supervisor and/or quality.
  • Support R&D activities as required.
Key Requirements (Education and Experience)
  • Qualified in a mechanical or process related discipline to diploma level.
  • Minimum 3 years experience on a high volume production line working in a technical role.
  • Qualified in lean Manufacturing or six sigma (Desirable but not essential).
  • Ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Willing to work different shifts as needed and provide additional cover by working extra hours across shifts as needed.
  • Ability to apply logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Experience of working within a pressurised environment with stretching targets.
  • Experience of identifying and delivering Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Awareness of quality, current Good Manufacturing Practice and working with Standard Operating Procedures and Change Controls.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders including those with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to problem solve, report information/findings, develop recommendations, and implement process changes as needed
  • Can demonstrate strong team working and team building abilities.
Transversal Responsibilities
  • All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group's sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission
  • All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group's sustainability goals and mission
  • An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties
For further information on this Line Technician role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 /
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