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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown

Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11545

Manufacturing Engineer                                                                                                         

Job Description:                                                                                                          

The successful candidate will maximize the performance (quality, output volume, & cost ) of manufacturing processes within GMIL, by providing high impact technical/operational support, and by developing processes to the highest possible standards.      

They will co-ordinate and complete Kaizen activities and development of technicians with a mindset of improvement.                                                                                    

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies                                                                                                                                      

Role & Responsibilities:                                                                                  

  • To implement appropriate process controls on to GMIL manufacturing processes for robust and repeatable commercial product manufacturing.
  • Responsible for driving yield, availability and throughput improvement in CER.                                    
  • To maximise manufacturing process performance through effective implementation of Lean Sigma methodology.
  • To apply a scientific approach to problem solving, combining analytical and experimental skills to maximise overall equipment effectiveness.
  • To ensure that all Engineering work and designs are carried out to appropriate GMP, QA/Regulatory Authority standards and Environmental Health and Safety standards.                                                                              
  • To support the development of new processes in conjunction with Process/Manufacturing/R&D Engineering ensuring that new processes are stable and capable.
  • To provide technical support to new product/technology introductions.                        
  • To support the development of in-house Subject Matter Experts (SME) across the range of core technologies.
  • To ensure that non conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected on assigned projects in accordance with process controls and procedures.
  • To execute Validation activities as required in conjunction with the validation dept.                                    
  • To provide direction and guidance to technician team for assigned CER.                        

Knowledge & Skills Required:                                                                                    

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages including Word, Access, Excel
  • Catheter assembly experience a definite advantage.
  • Excellent Communication (both verbal and written) & interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with team work and proven ability working with other functional roles.
  • Excellent understanding of problem solving methodologies is required.
  • Flexible, highly motivated individual, positive ‘can – do’ attitude and a proven track record in team leadership.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of lean manufactuing principles and statistics
  • Some level of people management experience is desirable.            

Qualifications and Education Requirements:                                                                          

  • Level 8 Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a responsible Manufacturing Engineering/ Process Development role within Medical Device/Healthcare or similar type industry.
  • Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt qualification is highly desirable and will have a significant advantage

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
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