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Engineering & Technical

Manufacturing Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 13/09/2018
Job Reference: 96974

Job Description

Contact: Deirdre Finnerty
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 3073779

Manufacturing Engineer
Our client, a Medical Device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Manufacturing Engineer for their site.

Job Responsibilities:
  • The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies.
  • Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as yield, throughput and productivity and machine availability.
  • Continuous Improvement of the overall maintenance strategy through review of maintenance KPIs
  • Manage team of equipment and process technicians and ensure team are fully integrated within the overall production support team.
  • Support manufacturing as the manufacturing maintenance engineer providing line support for equipment related technical issues.
  • Responsible for managing Business Unit’s adherence to maintenance schedule.
  • Lead and implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) across the Business Unit.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, investigate and remedy equipment issues and incidents, using Lean Six Sigma tools as applicable.
  • Investigate new process/equipment technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
  • Prepare process equipment reports / presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Implement and improve equipment maintenance procedures for existing and new equipment
  • Drive compliance in line with global policies, procedures, guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Work as part of production support team to drive product and process improvements/developments.
  • Update manufacturing procedures, specs, PM routines as required through ECO process.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled across all equipment.

Job Requirements:
  • Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably with a minimum of 3 yrs. experience in a similar role.
  • High volume manufacturing experience is a definite advantage including knowledge of Injection Moulding, Extrusion, EDM Machining and Laser Cutting processes.
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks and projects.
  • Equipment 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 Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779 / recruit@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
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