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Engineering & Technical

Senior Equipment Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Cork
Date: 2/08/2017
Job Reference: 89223

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Email: anne@hero.ie
Telephone: 0860449473

Senior Equipment Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Equipment Engineer for their site.


Purpose
  • To lead delivery of equipment/fixture type solutions that result in optimum manufacturing practices.

Responsibilities
  • Generate concepts/ideas that revolve around equipment/fixture type solutions.
  • Design equipment/fixtures with deliverables that are aligned with the requirements of the manufacturing process stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the Process Development Group on new product introductions on the design & sourcing of custom equipment. The key skill will be the specking of equipment.
  • Obtain an in-depth knowledge of our existing manufacturing processes to enable cost reduction opportunities to be identified and assessed for appropriateness.
  • Generate & manage a detailed Project Plan that ensures equipment/fixture solutions are implemented into the manufacturing area in an effective & timely fashion. Successful implementation will involve building up a strong working relationship with all of the manufacturing process stakeholders.
  • Work closely with our in-house Engineering Workshop in getting equipment/fixtures fabricated. Or identify a suitable external engineering fabrication shop where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with external design houses to identify equipment solutions appropriate for company manufacturing processes.
  • Seek out possible n++off the shelf equipment solutions that are in line with our cost reduction goals.
  • Seek out possible n++off the shelf equipment solutions that are in line with our cost reduction goals.
  • Acquire a thorough knowledge of new technologies on the market by reviewing Trade & Industry publications, attending exhibitions and interfacing with colleagues at other company sites.
  • Have a working knowledge of the Machinery Directive 98/37/EC (i.e. CE marking) as it pertains to machinery design, fabrication and testing.
For further information on this Senior Equipment Engineer role in Cork please contact Anne Gough on 0860449473 / anne@hero.ie
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