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Senior Polymer Engineer

Job Title: Senior Polymer Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84196
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Polymer Engineer

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

Position Summary:
The Senior Polymer Engineer should have a full understanding of the injection moulding process across a range of applications. The role includes direct support of tool procurement, design, process optimisation and transfer to production. The position will report into the Engineering Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process Introduction of New Tools; Tool trials at tool makers and in-house, tool set-up, qualification runs and handover to production.
  • Assist with the design and debugging of new systems, tooling and automation.
  • Completion of IQ, OQ, PQ validation reports. Complete product validations being capable of generating a process window / IQ / OQ / PQ protocols and reports.
  • Perform designed experiments to enhance processes as well as improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-ups.
  • Front line liaison with customers, suppliers and toolmakers.
  • Responsible for the Moulding Process Systems including setting sheets, process control, deviation and control of setting sheets.
  • Troubleshooting, supporting Team Leaders as required.
  • Liaising with tool room, maintenance, production and quality on a daily basis.
  • Develop/Implement maintenance programs for moulding and ancillary equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining clean, safe working environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training / Experience
  • Degree in Polymer or Mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • 5 years? experience mould design, procurement, process development and validation experience.
  • A knowledge of Engineering and Quality systems.
  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost effective solutions.
  • A demonstrated ability to follow structured problem solving methodology.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage large projects, Project Teams and multi-project portfolios.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to work in a highly technical, challenging and changing environment.
  • Working knowledge of measurement systems.
  • Experience in cleanroom procedures and medical moulding would be an advantage, but not necessary.
  • Familiar with process set up and validation, including performing process window/repeatability studies, DOE?s, IQ, OQ, PQ etc.

For further information on this Senior Polymer Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 091730022 /
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