Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details

Engineering & Technical

Senior Manufacturing Equipment Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Temporary
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 1/10/2017
Job Reference: 81847

Job Description

Senior Manufacturing Equipment Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Manufacturing Equipment Engineer for a 12 month contract.

Job Description
  • To engineer and implement highly capable & effective manufacturing processes to meet business goals and objectives, in conjunction with providing technical/engineering maintenance & calibration support involved in delivering equipment/fixture type solutions that result in optimum manufacturing practices.
  • Responsible for assigned Manufacturing Engineering or Equipment Engineering teams, including performance management, prioritisation of resource assignments, recruitment, mentoring and supervision.
  • Works with Value Stream management to deliver business objectives - lean manufacturing metrics, VIPs, cycle time, scrap as %VOP etc.
  • Assist in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools.
  • Initiates cross-functional partnerships to identify and resolve production / engineering issues.
  • Manage Operations Value Improvement Projects (VIP) and Strategic Activity Review (STAR) projects, as assigned.
  • Provision of out-of-hours support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment failures.
  • Actively interfaces with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, and always practices good team work in support of the day to day operating requirements, and in pursuit of achieving the business targets
  • Fosters a work environment of continuous improvement that supports Quality Policy, Quality System, and the appropriate regulations for the area they support, in particular ensuring that employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.
  • Observing the Quality Management Systems requirements on site at all times
  • Keeps oneself abreast of all relevant technological advancements.
  • Maintains and develop the team's technical and trouble shooting skills.
  • Sustains an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Identifies and develops new equipment/processes as necessary.
  • Develops and implements the appropriate maintenance procedures and protocols for new equipment to ensure that processes remain in control at all times.
  • Oversees the specification and purchase of capital equipment, ensuring a balance between optimizing technological capabilities and return on investment.
  • Manages the planning and execution of process and equipment validations per SYK NV requirements.
  • Provision of technical leadership to the wider engineering teams.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Degree or Masters in relevant Engineering or Science discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production etc.)
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in a team based regulated manufacturing environment, and ideally 2+ years' experience at a senior level.
  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements and current Health and Safety Regulations legislation.
  • Demonstrable analytical & problem solving skills using recognised methodologies, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
  • Project Management skills would be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong leadership skills, a confident and effective decision maker, with a proven leadership ability to negotiate and influence others.
  • Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills
  • A team player, with a flexible approach.
  • Clearly demonstrable ability to work autonomously
  • Technological pioneer, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances on the floor
  • There may be a requirement as part of the role to travel to other sites



For further information on this Senior Manufacturing Equipment Engineer role in Cork please contact Roisin MacNamara on 091730022 / roisin@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on www.hero.ie
Please Note: CCP Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

Share this Job

Our Clients

With a reputation across three decades in the making, HERO Recruitment continues to impress our clients and candidates with our passion and dedication to our craft.

See More

What people say

Our strong reputation for quality placements in key roles has earned us the status of agency of choice. HERO Recruitment’s commitment to superior service is what sets us apart from our competitors and has rewarded us with many exclusive and semi-exclusive client and candidate relationships.  Here is what our clients and candidates say about us…

See More

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

“Merit Medical have partnered with Hero for the past 10 years. During this time we have grown our employee numbers to 630 employees. Our experience of working with HERO is that they have a personal client focused approach, they know the market and they can deliver on the candidates.  The medical device market is competitive and our company success is dependent on the quality of our people, we want the best there is in the market so we can grow and in turn offer development opportunities to our people. 

Mary Collins,
Senior Director, Human Resources Europe
Merit Medical

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources
Pivot

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 


Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King