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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 86073
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer for their site on an hourly contracting basis (Fixed Term).

Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer:
Development and installation of manufacturing processes for new product introductions. The successful candidate will be a technical member in cross functional teams to set up new processes to meet challenging project commitments in line with agreed stability metrics. The role will involve collaborating with global R&D teams to develop innovative and cost effective devices and delivering highly stable and effective manufacturing processes.

Key responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Lead NPD development requirements and work with cross functional teams in the Innovation Centre and with the Value Streams.
  • Design, develop and source tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for manufacturing processes. Co-ordinate with internal and external partners.
  • NPI development requirements and work with cross functional teams in the Innovation Centre and with the Value Streams.
  • Provide design for manufacturing technical input to global design groups to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Deliver stable manufacturing solutions in line with stability metrics process.
  • Management of R&D test parts and sample requests.
  • Conduct detailed product design reviews
  • Development of advanced manufacturing processes to lean guidelines
  • Manage risk management and validation lifecycle for new process or process changes.
  • Management of the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Accountable for project capital and expense spend for assigned processes
  • Contribute to PFMEA studies and lead risk assessment effort
  • Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk.
  • Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities

Essential Criteria for the Manufacturing Engineer role:
  • Obtained as a minimum a Degree in Mechanical /Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum 2-5 years relevant experience regulated industry, FDA, ISO, etc.
  • Good problem solving / root causing techniques (Six Sigma, 8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cross-functional project team and communicate to fellow team members, contractors, vendors to complete tasks to a defined timeline.
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Timelines and Cost.
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing Skills

For further information on this Contracting Manufacturing Engineer role in Cork please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 /

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