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Manufacturing Engineer - Galway

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer - Galway
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84693
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - Galway

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

The Manufacturing Engineer will maximize the performance (quality; output volume & cost) of manufacturing processes by providing high impact technical/operational support, and by developing processes to the highest possible standards. They will co-ordinate and complete complex projects supporting the implementation of LEAN Manufacturing successfully against challenging timelines.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Implement appropriate process controls on to manufacturing processes for robust and repeatable commercial product manufacturing.
  • Maximise manufacturing process performance through effective implementation of LEAN SIGMA methodology.
  • Apply a scientific approach to problem solving, combining analytical and experimental skills to maximise overall equipment effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ensure that all Engineering work and designs are carried out to appropriate GMP, QA/Regulatory Authority standards and Environmental Health and Safety standards.
  • Lead the conversion of manufacturing process from batch manufacturing to single piece continuous flow manufacturing.
  • Support the development of new processes in conjunction with Process / Manufacturing / R&D Engineering ensuring that new processes are stable and capable.
  • Provide adequate technical support to new product introductions and change controls are effectively managed.
  • Ensure that non-conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected on assigned projects in accordance with process controls and procedures.
  • Successfully complete validations and process improvements using statistical tools and six sigma techniques.
  • Support the development of in-house Subject Matter Experts (SME) across the range of core technologies.

  • Catheter manufacturing experience would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a responsible Manufacturing Engineering/ Process Development role within the Medical Device/Healthcare.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt will have a significant advantage.
  • Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 091730022 /
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