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Engineering & Technical

Polymer Engineer II (Materials/ Moulding/ Extrusions) - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 1/10/2017
Job Reference: 89800

Job Description

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

Polymer Engineer II (Materials/ Moulding/ Extrusions)
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Polymer Engineer II for their site.


Job Purpose
  • Develop and implement manufacturing business improvement projects and processes for disposable medical devices. Support teams to make improvements to existing devices and manufacturing processes. Lead less complex projects independently with minimal supervision.
  • Provides daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production goals (i.e., quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and safety).
Key Responsibilities
  • Analyses process, product, material or equipment specifications and performance requirements.
  • Under broad supervision / guidance compiles and analyses operational, test and experimental data to establish performance standards for newly implemented or modified products / processes.
  • Summarises, analyses and draws conclusions from test results leading to effective technical resolution.
  • Troubleshoots new products / process working closely with product development.
  • Continually seeks to drive / improvements in process design, layout and operational performance.
  • Demonstrates good working knowledge and application of validation techniques and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Actively promotes and participates in a cross -functional teamwork environment.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.
  • Gives technical guidance to Associate Engineers and technicians.
  • Is an influential team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and Site objectives.
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
Qualifications
  • Degree (Level 8) qualified, ideally in Polymer/Materials Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 3-5 years' work experience.
  • Demonstrates strong understanding/ experience of Polymer materials and processing in medical device industry, or similar.
  • Strong theoretical & practical knowledge of core polymer processes with particular emphasis on Injection/Insert Moulding/ Extrusion equipment and process engineering.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of equipment and process validation is a must.
  • Excellent technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative
  • Proven ability to work well both as part of a team but also able to work on own with minimum supervision.
For further information on this Polymer Engineer II role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 0874108620 / edel@hero.ie
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