Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy

Manufacturing Technician

Job ID: JOB-11599
Manufacturing Technician (Evening Shift)

Our client a leading medical device company in Galway are seeking a Manufacturing Technician to join their team on the evening shift. The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for providing engineering support to Manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies. They will report directly to the Supv Manufacturing Engineer within the needles department, however they will be responsible for Needles, Moulding and cleanroom manufacturing processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work as part of Production Support team to drive process improvements
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing; troubleshooting, standardising and improving existing production methods and procedures
  • Technical support of a chemical cleaning and associated effluent treatment process, with responsibility for the availability of equipment and Health and Safety in the area
  • Assist in conducting IQ/OQ/PQ process of equipment. Assist in the creation and maintenance of up-to-date area SOPs
  • Design, specify, manufacture, test and document production equipment, changes and improvements
  • Take responsibility for preventative maintenance procedures with an assigned process or area
  • Assist Engineering in investigating and implementing new production methods and root cause analysis
  • Interface with a variety of personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above
  • Assists in implementing technical improvements under the team’s Continuous Improvement program What your background should look like:


  • Level 6 Engineering or Chemistry degree, senior trade or equivalent qualification, preferably with 2 years’+ experience
  • Experience in Automation, CNC programming and Laser processing would be advantageous

Key Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Manufacturing processes would be an advantage
  • Candidate should be able to highlight innovative examples of fixture design and manufacture which they have implemented previously
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Motivated to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge of Medical Device development/manufacture, although not a requirement, may be an advantage
  • Knowledge of grinding and moulding processes would be an advantage

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Ciaran Fahy on 087-4108620/

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Ciaran Fahy


Manufacturing Technician

Ciaran Fahy

Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy
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