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105320 - Senior Equipment Development Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 19/08/2019
Job Reference: 105320
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Job Description

Senior Equipment Development Engineer - Galway - 105320
Senior Equipment Development Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Co Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Equipment Development Engineer for their site.

The primary function of this new position is to support the design, procurement, and testing of new equipment platforms in accordance with the needs of Operations. This position reports directly to the Platform Development Manager.
The Sr. Equipment Development Engineer will work as a key member of Global Engineering team. The primary responsibility of this role will be to support new process and platform development activity focused around R&D and Operations equipment implementation
Key Responsibilities
This role includes, but is not limited to, the following functions:
Support the deployment of efforts associated with disruptive technologies
Act as project manager for small to large expense/capital projects, including key strategic projects
  • Direct technical resources for the build and testing of new designs
  • Detailed design of parts and assemblies for fabrication
  • Oversee projects through all procurement phases including specification, conceptual design,
  • Vendor/build management, functional acceptance, installation, and equipment validation
  • Establish and build working relationships with equipment vendors and integrators globally.
  • Ensure all new equipment conforms to EH&S standards and promotes a safe work environment.
  • Perform and/or support test work as required to characterize, optimize, and validate processes
  • Compose detailed equipment specifications based on process requirements
  • Ensure equipment is documented appropriately in EPDM
  • Troubleshoot/consult as needed for Global Engineering equipment deployments at other facilities
  • Stay up to date with current production improvements and design according to best practices
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and new technology in automation and machine design
  • Key Requirements (Education and Experience)
  • BSME, BSEE, or equivalent engineering degree with at least 7 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering or related technical positions
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management
  • Desired 3+ year’s industry experience with machining practices and techniques (multi-axis CNC mill, lathe, etc.)
  • Desired 3-5 years of experience in prototyping and/or automation design
  • In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks 3D modelling, AutoCad, MS Office suite
  • Demonstrated ability to transform concepts into practical designs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects as targets change
  • Ability to interface effectively and build relationships within all levels of TOL technical
  • organization
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Desire to learn and apply new processes and techniques
  • The desire to seek out the simplest effective solutions
  • Other related duties as required by the business
  • Success Factors
  • Prime Success Factors (focus on results, drive change, promote teamwork, build trust & respect, and understand market & customer perspective) plus the following:
  • Builds strong internal/external working relationships at all organization levels
  • Influences decisions and actions
  • Manages complexity
  • Acts with a long-term perspective
  • Understands and works effectively in the diverse cultural environment
Transversal Responsibilities
  • All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group’s sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission.
  • All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission
  • An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties
  • Travel to other sites may be required (15% maximum travel)

For further information on this Senior Equipment Development Engineer role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

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