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107380 - Manufacturing Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 26/03/2020
Job Reference: 107380
Contact Name: Liam Irwin
Contact Email: connect2020

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - Galway - 107380
Manufacturing Engineer

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the development of existing/new technologies and the introduction of new process technologies/equipment to volume manufacturing, while also providing engineering support, and supporting continuous improvement efforts to drive improvements to efficiency, OEE and Yields on the lines as they become established.

Key Responsibilities
  • Complete process development activities on existing and new equipment / technologies to establish a robust manufacturing process.
  • Deliver, document, install, test, debug, sustain and improve new equipment / technologies.
  • Conduct Validation and process transfers for equipment, from conception through to Implementation. Creation and maintenance of up-to-date area SOPs.
  • Ensure complete and effective validations (URS, FDS, ESpec, IQ, EOQ, OQ/PQ) are carried out on all equipment and processes prior to transfer to Production.
  • Work with the Facilities Dept. and external vendors on identifying, planning and putting in place the required utilities for the new equipment / technologies.
  • Work with Quality team to assess Customer Agreements, conduct Revalidation Assessments and implement process changes in compliance with the quality management system.
  • Engage with all stakeholders (Customer, Production, Engineering, Quality and Quality Systems) to introduce new equipment / technologies.
  • Manage a variable workload and multiple projects to deliver to customer expectations and drive future revenue.
  • Work closely with SME’s in the business to implement process improvements in order to enhance existing manufacturing capability.
  • Apply structured problem solving, lean principals, and best practice process development to drive product and process improvements.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Manage external relationships with Technology providers / suppliers.
  • Technical support for operations equipment with responsibility for equipment uptime, process yield and Health and Safety in the area.
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Improve manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.

Education, Experience and Skills
  • Level 8 Engineering degree or equivalent qualification with preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills, with ability to make and implement decisions
  • Motivated to work on own initiative with results-oriented attitude. Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach using six sigma and/or lean engineering principles.
  • Validation experience with operating knowledge of Minitab software.
  • Knowledge of CNC controlled equipment and machine code/programming whilst not essential would be an advantage along with strong equipment fault-finding, PLC troubleshooting capability.
  • Experience and knowledge of Induction Heating, UV Curing and Epoxy Bonding systems whilst not essential would be an advantage.
  • SolidWorks /AutoCAD experience whilst not essential would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Medical Devices or similar quality and manufacturing systems would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance.

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Liam Irwin on 0874108620/

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