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Environmental Health & Safety

Manufacturing Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Self Employed Contractor
Location: Cork
Date: 13/03/2018
Job Reference: 93579

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 0868395531

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

Position Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership for projects in the area of 3D Printing and Materials Processes ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle.
  • Support the development of long-term strategy for 3D Printing and Materials Processes
  • Implement of cost effective 3D Printing and Material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Lead detailed product / process design reviews
  • Design, develop and conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
  • Develop innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, gages and special equipment for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions in conjunction with Toolroom Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Support business key metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology.
  • Participate in PFMEA studies and risk assessments
  • Participate in 3D Printing and Materials manufacturing processes from end to end within the supply chain
  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled.

Education & Experience Requirements:
  • BSc in Materials/Mechanical/ Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline
  • 2-4 years’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry.
  • Project management experience

  • Ph.D. or MSc qualification in Material Sciences or similar
  • Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3) - Six Sigma Blackbelt certified
  • Product and Process Validation experience
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes
  • Previous experience in Titanium 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

Non-Technical Profile Requirements
  • Demonstration of sound methodology in faultfinding techniques
  • Experience in process transfer or large project roles in medical device environment
  • Project management of complex
  • Previous experience in engineering support roles in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Validation processes
  • Previous experience in a high volume-manufacturing environment
  • Validation
  • GMP
  • Project Management / Leadership skills
  • Equipment and process safety aspect to EU standards
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership experience
  • Medical Devices or other FDA regulated industries experience
  • Project Management / Leadership skills
  • Training mentoring other technical staff
  • Good communication and reporting skills both verbal and written to allow work to be carried out over a shift change and beyond
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work and attention to detail
  • Persistence to attain resolution to problems
  • Results orientated, attention to detail
  • Strong Leadership abilities, with a mentoring approach to team building, training and project leadership
  • A first class communicator
  • Driven by goals, results and timescales

  • Design review experience
  • Project management
  • Black Belt certified
  • DOE Experience
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Ergonomics

Methodology/Certification Requirements
  • Engineering degree with experience in a production environment

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 /
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