- Reference: GY43073
- Job Type: Permanent
- Location: Galway, Galway City, Mayo
- Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing
NPI Engineer with a medical device company based in Galway
Duties and Responsibilities
- Take responsibility for developing and building of prototypes to the customer’s specifications.
- To plan, execute and control projects along customer and company time-lines.
- To produce standard operating procedures (SOP) and component history records (CHR) used in the production of the company’s products.
- To understand, learn and develop operating programs for a range of equipment and to become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for specific assigned processes and equipment.
- Work with the our clients Engineering Team and external suppliers to develop production processes and technologies.
- Under supervision, liaise with Customers on engineering matters arising.
- To provide solutions for the development of customer’s products, i.e. design for manufacture, selection of materials, resolution of processing problems and/or providing alternatives to customer designs.
- Develop product technical files, including, SOP, Validations and Test Methods.
- To conduct feasibility studies, ensuring that the correct processes are chosen for the products that the Company produces.
- To prepare and complete IQ(s), OQ(s) and PQ(s) as required.
- To ensure that the service levels required by the Company and the Customers are met.
- Work with material suppliers on any new material requirements or specification issues or queries.
- Develop and maintain relationships and lines of communication with colleagues and peers in the Medical Device Industry.
- Keep your skills current and be conversant with the latest developments in technologies and materials which are relevant to the Company’s business.
- Engage constructively with other functions within the Company to drive continuous improvement.
- To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time. These ‘other duties’ will be agreed with Management prior to any assignment.
- To meet and/or exceed the Milestones and Goals agreed with the Company.
Skills, Experience and Qualification
A Degree qualification in Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering is essential, preferably coupled with a final year project/industrial placement within the Medical Device Industry.
- 1 – 2 years industry experience.
- Must be a self-starter with good initiative and a keen interest in development and design.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with a high level of commitment to the delivery of projects against agreed deadlines and targets.
- A very practical, constructive and analytical approach to problem solving.
- The ability to manage several tasks simultaneously combined with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
- Knowledge of ergonomics and its application in a production environment and of Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma methodologies is an advantage.
- Excellent career prospects apply for the right candidate.
For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Claire O’Donnell on 091-706717 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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