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Environmental Health & Safety

Manufacturing Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 1/07/2017
Job Reference: 86681

Job Description


Manufacturing Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer for their site.
The successful candidate for this Manufacturing Engineer role will provide Engineering support to a process, project or function. Know and apply fundamental Engineering and Quality Management System concepts, practices and procedures.

Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer
  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in appropriate OS and Material specifications.
  • Ensure GMPs and system safety.
  • Participate in FMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and scale ups.
  • Support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
  • Provide training for manufacturing team members.
  • Interface with Materials Science, Design and Quality Assurance departments to provide customer with a quality product in a timely manner.
  • Validation, Appraisal and support of coating suppliers, machining suppliers and raw material suppliers e.g. Forgings, titanium etc.
  • Communicate and participate in system and process troubleshooting with support team members and with external agents.
  • Lead and participate cross functional and cross divisional process improvement initiatives.
  • Provide engineering support for new Product and new process introduction, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with New product Development Process.
  • Process validation for products and processes; VP, IQ, OQ, PQ and associated documentation.
  • Conduct Gauge R&R studies for products and new processes.
  • Carry out structured problem solving.
  • Application and development of statistical tools for use in driving continuous improvement projects.
  • Provision of out-of-hours support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment failures.
Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills for the Manufacturing Engineer
  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering, Science or related discipline or equivalent Technical experience.
  • Has 1 - 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Business understanding of operations and there impacts essential.
  • High level of PC Skills required. Flexibility essential.
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results motivated team environment.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
  • Experience in a six sigma and Lean Manufacturing environment with proven improvement results.
  • Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualifications.
  • Ability to effectively work cross-functionally with A.O, Quality, etc.


For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 / aoife@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - www.hero.ie

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