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Engineering & Technical

Manufacturing Engineer II - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 1/10/2017
Job Reference: 89358

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Email: edel@hero.ie
Telephone: 0874108620

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

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Can initiate own workload and ensures it is aligned to department and site goals.
  • Leads complex projects with cross functional team.
  • Continually assessing and reviewing day to day manufacturing issues / practises, consistently striving for improvement by analysing, developing and implementing manufacturing techniques and materials to provide robust improvements in compliance with FDA and regulatory requirements.
  • Can prioritise issues as they arise.
  • Completes technically challenging tasks and identifies appropriate resources when applicable.
  • Uses established problem solving techniques to address challenging problems in production.
  • Can compile and report KPI metrics for management review.
  • Can effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.
  • Generates ECOs, protocols and prototypes under minimum direction.
  • May supervise the work of others.
  • Ensures all products and processes are developed in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.
Qualifications/Experience:
  • Educational experience of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical field related to the department of assignment or industry with five years previous related experience, a Master's Degree with three years previous related experience, or a Ph.D. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required for this position.
  • Ability to apply analytical skills and scientific technical principles in problem solving and development.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Good working knowledge of medical device materials and processes.
  • Knowledge of extrusion and chemical processing is an advantage.
  • Experience dealing with Marketing, Clinical and Regulatory personnel and enhancing feedback to device concepts.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving abilities.
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives.
  • Demonstrated experience of applying Lean tools / Six Sigma techniques to improve business processes & performance with good working knowledge of applying 5S and TPM programs. Green Belt or Black Belt certification an advantage.
  • Experience in packaging would be an advantage but not required
For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 0874108620 / edel@hero.ie
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