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Engineering & Technical

108961 - Senior Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 4/08/2020
Job Reference: 108961
Contact Name: Amanda Reynolds
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Job Description

Senior Engineer - Galway - 108961
Senior Engineer

Essential Duties

You are technical specialist who will lead and develop a small engineering team, responsible for the smooth running of Innovation & Product development, Technical Procurement and Customer experience.

You have a strong business acumen and are experienced dealing with large customers / suppliers.
Most importantly you have the drive and ambition to grow into a Plant Manager / GM role in the coming years working closely with the Managing Director to grow business and profits.

This position comes with excellent opportunity for advancement to plant manager for the right person.

Job Specification
  • Deliver industry leadership for our complete product portfolio by ensuring our existing and new products exceed customer expectation.
Coordinate activities related to engineering design and new product development, incl. detailed design, procurement, manufacturing & quality.
Ensure best practices exist for management, maintenance and control of BOMS, drawings / specifications, technical and user manuals.
  • Project manage activities under your control and take actions required to ensure schedules are met.
  • Provide procurement with designs and supplier management to achieve cost and supplier management goals.
Source and develop strategic relationships with international and domestic suppliers, conduct regular audits and manage the relationships
  • You will travel internationally to customers and suppliers and between our Irish and Asian operations.

Key Requirements
An innovator, hungry for advancement and confident you will raise standards and performance
  • Honours electronic engineering graduate with experience in mechanical, electronic and control systems.
  • A multi-tasker with sharp business acumen and an interest to work with customers, suppliers and developers.
  • A record progression towards senior roles.

Reward and Remuneration
  • Very Attractive Salary and benefits
  • Participation on company profit share scheme
  • Opportunity to grow and develop professionally

For further information on this Senior Engineer role in Galway please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/

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