Manufacturing Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Reference: AJ43646
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Medical Devices

Our client, a medical device company in Athlone are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer for their site. This role offers the opportunity to experience the full manufacturing life cycle and play a pivotal role in the expanding team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support Manufacturing in the attainment of production targets based around agreed department KPI’s.
  • Lead or Support COGS and Continuous Improvement Projects to agreed project schedules.
  • Develop solutions to routine technical problems associated with process and equipment.
  • Perform Design of Experiments for process definition and to optimize equipment parameters for new and/or existing processes.
  • Use Six Sigma, Lean, and Mistake proof methodologies in the development of manufacturing processes to implement processes that are ‘born lean and capable’.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and external resources needed in developing and implementing new or improved process.
  • Liaise with Operations teams to develop additional capability for existing technology and process improvements.
  • Function within a team environment and provide clear feedback to supervisor and department.


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Some of the requirements for this role will include experience in a highly regulated environment, medical device or pharma is obviously preferred. It is also necessary to have a Level 8 degree, preferably in engineering, for this roles. It is also desirable to have good Project Management experience.

  • Experience in the application of engineering statistical tools and data analysis with previous exposure to DFM and Lean Sigma environments desirable.
  • Candidates will have had exposure to a previous engineering environment in the areas of equipment and process development.
  • Green Belt Qualification and exposure to DMAIC would be an advantage.
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent computer literacy.


For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Tina Egan on 09064 78104or email

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