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106801 - Materials Technician - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 31/03/2020
Job Reference: 106801
Contact Name: Tommy McKeown
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Job Description

Materials Technician - Galway - 106801
Materials Technician
Job Summary:
This position is responsible for carrying out metallurgical testing inclusive of associated analysis, using existing and new test methods in a medical device environment.
This role will be focused on developmental engineering studies as well as ongoing surveillance testing of components.

Authority Assignment:
In the absence of the Principal Engineer, the Materials Technician will report to the Materials Engineer.

•Planning and executing material surveillance testing products.
•Setting up existing and new tests to monitor material performance.
•Carry out investigatory studies as prescribed by engineering.
•Carrying our sample preparation as well as developing techniques for same
•Develop and release procedures for test equipment.
•Carry out TMV and Gauge R&R studies on test equipment.
•Develop maintenance and calibration methods for material test equipment.
•Cross functionally support project teams for material investigations.
•Other activities as directed by their Supervisor.

•Diploma level qualification in Materials Engineering/Science, or a technical program with an emphasis on material engineering/science.
•Minimum 2 - 5 years’ experience using equipment in a laboratory or experimental testing environment.

Specific Requirements:
•Experience in conventional material analysis techniques such as hardness testing, microscopy, tensile testing. Especially experienced with testing of metals.
•Excellent communication skills including the ability to write and present concise technical reports.
•It would be an advantage to have knowledge in advanced material analysis techniques such as SEM/EDX, and XRD.
•Organised and methodical approach to executing and recording engineering studies.
•Experience of validations in a Medical Device setting would be an advantage.
•Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within a fast paced environment.
•Strong attention to detail

For further information on this Materials Technician role in Galway please contact Tommy Mckeown on 086 0100 903 /

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