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Manufacturing Technician (Injection moulding)

Job Title: Manufacturing Technician (Injection moulding)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93119
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

Manufacturing Technician (Injection moulding)
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Technician for their site.

Job Description
  • The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for providing engineering support in an automated manufacturing environment (injection moulding), and the development of existing and new process technologies.
  • The technician will be responsible for machine uptime and yield on his/her shift.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Technical support of laser ablation, laser welding, injection moulding and robotic automation within the automated cell.
  • Work as part of production support team to drive process improvements.
  • 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 teams Continuous Improvement program.

  • Requires a Certificate/Diploma/senior trades in an Engineering related environment with a Minimum of 4yrs+ injection moulding experience.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic system, mechanical motion systems & electrical drive systems.
  • Injection moulding experience essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of laser application whilst not essential would be an advantage
  • Should have knowledge of operating, programming debugging and maintaining automated control systems.
  • Capable of mechanical and electrical maintenance. Should have knowledge of electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems. Candidate should be able to highlight innovative examples of fixture design and manufacture which he/she has implemented previously.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative.

For further information on this Manufacturing Technician role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /
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