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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown

Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11305
Manufacturing Engineer

Commutable from Limerick, Clare, Galway

Position Reports To: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Position Scope/Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer will be expected to provide hands on Engineering support for production activities in our Galway facility. The Manufacturing Engineer will interact with the Operations, Quality, and Product Engineering departments and provides support for Engineering and Quality Systems.

Position Summary:

  • Develop innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems.
  • Design and develop tools and equipment, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials, and soliciting helpful observations from the operators/production technicians.
  • Machine, Tooling and Process Validation (IQOQPQ).
  • Plans, leads, and manages execution of project activities within a cross functional team.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Prepares documentation for new and existing processes. Develop Manufacturing Work Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams, PFMEA’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Applies Lean manufacturing techniques to continuously improve cycle times and process flows. Identifies, and supports the execution of improvement efforts or reduce waste in all manufacturing and business processes.
  • Act as the point of escalation for all production support related issues.
  • Uses structured problem solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.
  • Demonstrates technical ability through the application of engineering skills, approaches and knowledge.
  • Follows Quality policy requirements, procedures, and appropriate regulatory requirements.
  • Communicates ideas, information, and recommendations clearly, effectively and frequently (oral and written).
  • Performs all duties and directs others, creating a safe working environment for our employees and our communities.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

  • B.Eng. degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field of engineering.
  • Experience in analyzing process capabilities and developing and implementing product development plans and process improvement plans.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • 3+ years related experience in an engineering role.
  • Machining, Welding, and Automation experience in a high volume assembly background is an advantage.

In addition, the individual should also have:

  • Good project management skills in successfully executing engineering objectives and projects.
  • Proven experience building relationships across diverse engineering/manufacturing groups, site management and senior leadership team.
  • Excellent communicator: verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • A good working knowledge of ISO 9001/ IATF 16949 standards an advantage.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Project, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in Creo Parametric 3D modelling or similar 3D modelling software.
  • Proficient in 2D AutoCAD also desirable.
  • Must be self-driven / motivated.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships.

For further information on this role please contact Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903 /

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Tommy McKeown


Manufacturing Engineer

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
mobile +353 86 010 09 03
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