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Manufacturing Engineer - Galway - 99897

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 13/03/2019
Job Reference: 99897
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Manufacturing Engineer - Galway - 99897

Manufacturing Engineer - Galway - 99897

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

  • You will be the Manufacturing Engineer involved in manufacturing of current balloon products and the introduction of new balloon product.
  • You will ensure the correct setup of all equipment in relation to the manufacturing processes and also all related qualification documentation.
  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.
  • Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality
  • You will support, lead and develop other technicians in relation to the product.
  • You will be responsible for troubleshooting equipment breakdowns and investigating defects from the manufacturing line both during the initial validation stage and as the product develops through its lifecycle.
  • You will liaise with Engineering on other shifts to ensure accurate handovers.
  • You will participate in strategic projects to support quality, service and cost objectives for AOP targets.
  • You will develop and maintain beneficial working relationships across a number of functions.

  • We are looking for a qualified person to a minimum of level 8 BSc/BEng Degree in Engineering or related discipline, with a minimum of 4years of related experience.
  • You will have experience in IQs, Equipment Binders, Calibrations, Preventative Maintenance.
  • You will have experience of working in a changing environment within the medical devices sector, preferably with familiarity of FDA regulations.
  • You will have strong technical engineering knowledge with problem solving experience using DMAIC methodology.
  • Experience in the introduction of new technology on Manufacturing lines within the medical device industry is desirable.
  • You will work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You will have excellent verbal communication, presentation and technical writing skills, fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
  • Experience in Balloon Moulding is an advantage.
  • The successful candidate will be a strong team player, with the ability to work on their own initiative to a high standard when required.

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

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