Extrusion Technician | Permanent | North Roscommon | Collins McNicholas

Extrusion Technician | Permanent | North Roscommon

  • Reference: SJ43622
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

 Multinational Medical Device Company based in North Roscommon are seeking an Extrusion Technician to join their team


  • Working with the Technical Supervisor deliver on a production schedule which effectively achieves output targets and delivery dates
  • Deliver on key performance metrics for the extrusion department
  • Ensure that products manufactured meet the specifications, performance & quality criteria of end users, customers, regulatory authorities and the company
  • Maintain effective communication with the Technical Supervisors and the Manufacturing Manager  in order to promote awareness of and conform to customer requirements and safety
  • Support and provide technical input on new products/technologies and  customer trials to meet scheduled delivery dates, through direct communication at shift handover meetings/project meetings
  • Attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials
  • Work with the Technical Supervisors in implementing training programmes in the extrusion department
  • Actively lead and participate in work centre improvement groups and project teams to improve quality, reduce costs , eliminate waste and improve working methods, conditions, technology and communications. Utilise the lean manufacturing tools
  • Support the extrusion manager/project leader on new technology/ tooling/ materials required to meet production and sales objectives


  • Must have relevant third level degree and/or on the job experience
  • Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential
  • Must have hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge is preferable
  • Must have strong communication and influencing skills

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Niamh Cregg on 071-9149732 or email niamh.cregg@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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