R&D Engineer – Galway | Collins McNicholas

R&D Engineer – Galway

  • Reference: GJ43551
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

As R&D Project Engineer you will typically manage product and/or process development projects through the design life-cycle. In addition, the role is required to provide support to manufacturing in the resolution of design related issues.

Responsibilities:

  • The main function of this role is to support the Product Development activity by managing development projects through the design life cycle.
  • Collaborate with key material suppliers to develop specifications, test methods and processing methods to meet product design, quality and cost requirements
  • Provide support within the organisation where needed to aid in problem solving or improvement activities
  • Provide critical input to failure analysis and product characterisation activities, to include test method development and validation
  • Learn manufacturing processes and equipment in order to understand them, so as to be competent in providing technical support to production
  • Project management using standard methodology
  • Transfer of automation and new process projects to production, both within and between sites
  • Transfer of New Products to production, both within and between sites
  • Assist in training employees in new or improved processes
  • Process and product validation
  • Process / layout design and implementation
  • Develop and support related documentation: – ECO generation to introduce changes and maintain DHF documentation
  • Sourcing, specifying and purchasing production equipment
  • Jigs and fixture specification and development

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Material Science, ideally with 2-3 relevant industrial experience.
  • Knowledge of engineering theories, methods and work measurement techniques.
  • Ability to apply engineering methods in the definition, design, research, development, utilisation, maintenance, and cost-control of processes and equipmen
  • Ability to communicate and work with people inside and outside the Department as necessary to execute these responsibilities.
  • Ability to train and lead assigned employees.
  • Ability to understand and follow appropriate Departmental policies, procedures, practices and to understand inter-relationships of people and functions.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations, systems and project management, including procurement, inventory control, quality control, production planning and control, test and inspection, layout.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role/company please contact Christopher O’Toole on 091-706713 or email christopher.otoole@collinsmcnicholas.ie
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