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Project & Manufacturing Technician

Job Title: Project & Manufacturing Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93299
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

Manufacturing Technician
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Technician for their site.
  • Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineer, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering projects. The successful candidate will utilize their technical skills in the generation and development of medical device products and process technologies.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Planning and delivery of new product/process and /or continuous improvement-based projects.
  • Installation and validation of process equipment and fixtures.
  • Technical writing such as protocols, reports and labbooks.
  • Project planning including Gannt development, project costing and resource management.
  • Actively involved in problem solving activities.
  • Seeks technical advice from engineers or supervisors for complex problems.
  • Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives.

In addition, from time to time the following may be required:
  • Engineering support to assigned production lines ensuring products manufactured conform to quality standards and specifications.
  • Responsible for initiating the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.
  • Working as part of a team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.
  • Offer technical support to the TPM team in all areas.
  • Identify, gain approval and complete continuous improvement projects.
  • Effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.
  • Compile and report equipment/line metrics for review.
  • Prioritise issues in conjunction with production supervisors.
  • Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

  • Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant trade qualification.
  • Experience in managing a project plan and project timelines.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving abilities.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages.
  • PLC programming experience is an advantage.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.
  • Experience of automation an advantage.
  • Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history.
  • Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, 8-Step problem solving and 5S.
  • Training in Six Sigma or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in PLC’s, Electrical schematics, pneumatics, and CE Marking.
  • AutoCAD or Solid Works would be an advantage.
  • Medical device experience would also be an advantage.

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