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Engineer Technician | Galway

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20161

A permanent opportunity has arisen with a medical device SME just outside Galway city. They are looking for a Engineer Technician to join their growing team.


  • Solution focused, diagnosing and implementing permanent solutions to manufacturing issues in a structured problem-solving approach.
  • Technical responsibility for OEE Metrics Yield & Downtime, communication/escalation of critical downtime events and appropriate recovery resolution planning.
  • Support equipment/product changeovers while implementing continuous improvements to reduce changeover times (SMED).
  • Responsible for completing the equipment preventative maintenance (PM) ensuring continuously improved of PM’s to optimise equipment performance.
  • Manage and maintain spare parts inventory to minimised equipment downtime.
  • Design jigs & fixtures to meet manufacturing requirements and continuously improving existing processes.
  • Follow safe systems of work, taking care of personal health and safety, and that of other. Eliminating or reducing risks where practicable by complying with site safety rules and instructions and reporting hazards to management for prompt action.
  • Collaborate with production team to ensure correct prioritisation of daily/weekly action.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.


  • The successful candidate must hold an NFQ Level 6 or above in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Electrical) with two years relevant industry experience.
  • Mechanical, Electrical or Lean Six Sigma certification – Highly Desirable.
  • Process experience in Grinding, Moulding, EDM and/or Laser processes – Distinct Advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible while managing multiple ongoing tasks.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude in dealing with people.
  • A hands-on approach to diagnosing and fixing manufacturing issues.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues in a systematic approach.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel.

For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Jessica Ryan

091 706719