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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 83976
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

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

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies.

Job Responsibilities:
? Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as yield, throughput and productivity.
? Support manufacturing as the manufacturing engineer providing line support for technical issues.
? Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
? Improves manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
? Responsible for managing the overall equipment performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
? Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
? Prepares product and process reports / presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
? Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment
? Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized
? Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements.
? Work as part of production support team to drive product and process improvements/developments.
? Update manufacturing procedures, specs as required through ECO process.
? Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled

Job Requirements:
? Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably with a minimum of 3 yrs. experience in a similar role.
? Catheter assembly experience a definite advantage including braided shaft assembly and reflow, tip bonding and handle assembly.
? Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks and projects.
? Jigs & Fixtures design and maintenance experience would be an advantage.
? Demonstrate a practical understanding of lean manufacturing principles and statistics.
? Demonstrate operating knowledge of Minitab software, would be an advantage.
? SolidWorks /AutoCAD skill would be an advantage.
? Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach to work with results oriented attitude.
? Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
? Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Tracy Lenihan on 091730022 /
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