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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 85873
Job Published: 9 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.

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 within Creganna
  • 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 Anna McGowan.