Manufacturing Engineer – Galway | Collins McNicholas

Manufacturing Engineer – Galway

  • Reference: GJ42006
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Galway, Limerick
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Description: A Manufacturing Engineer will maximum the performance (quality; output volume & cost) of manufacturing processes with our client, by providing high impact technical/operational support, and by developing processes to the highest possible standards.  They will co-ordinate and complete complex projects supporting the implementation of LEAN Manufacturing successfully against challenging timelines.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Implement appropriate process controls on to our clients manufacturing processes for robust and repeatable commercial product manufacturing.
  • Maximise manufacturing process performance through effective implementation of LEAN SIGMA methodology.
  • Apply a scientific approach to problem solving, combining analytical and experimental skills to maximise overall equipment effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ensure that all Engineering work and designs are carried out to appropriate GMP, QA/Regulatory Authority standards and Environmental Health and Safety standards.
  • Lead the conversion of manufacturing process from batch manufacturing to single piece continuous flow manufacturing.
  • Support the development of new processes in conjunction with Process / Manufacturing / R&D Engineering ensuring that new processes are stable and capable.
  • Provide adequate technical support to new product introductions and change controls are effectively managed.
  • Ensure that non conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected on assigned projects in accordance with process controls and procedures.
  • Successfully complete validations and process improvements using statistical tools and six sigma techniques.
  • Support the development of in-house Subject Matter Experts (SME) across the range of core technologies.


  • Catheter manufacturing experience would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a responsible Manufacturing Engineering/ Process Development role within the Medical Device/Healthcare.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt will have a significant advantage.
  • Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering..

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