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Value Steam Lead

Job Title: Value Steam Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 95997
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Contact: Deirdre Finnerty
Telephone: 086 3073779

Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for their site.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead a dedicated group of engineers and technicians within the Manufacturing Group.
  • Ensure engineers are fully integrated within the overall production support team.
  • Plan and implement training and development plans with subordinates.
  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Set Engineering Goals and Objectives that deliver results in line with the Business plan. Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Consistently meet customer requirements and commitment to excellence in performance and meeting deadlines.
  • Champion compliance to company systems and processes.
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics of Service, Delivery, Quality and Cost using Lean / 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Investigate state-of-the-art process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
  • Oversee and manage New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPI Group.
  • Manages external relationships with key technology providers.
  • Manage a variable workload to meet operational requirements.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Identify and implement short and long term cost reduction and improvement initiatives through the adoption of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Oversee and drive Validation Activities.

Key Requirements:
  • Engineering degree, or equivalent, with 5-10yrs experience in a high volume demanding production environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills, with ability to make decisions within a focused production / technical problem solving team.
  • Knowledge of Medical Device manufacturing with experience of associated quality and automated manufacturing systems, particularly Laser Applications, Surface Treatment of Metals and CNC controlled equipment.
  • Validation and DOE experience with operating knowledge of Minitab software
  • A demonstrated ability and knowledge of six sigma and/or lean engineering principles with a proven track record in use and delivery of results.
  • Driven to work on own initiative with results oriented attitude. Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach.
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance

For further information on this Senior Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779 /

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