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Equipment Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21710

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Equipment Engineer to join a leading global medical device company based in Cork on a permanent contract.

Role Summary:

To engineer and implement highly capable & effective manufacturing processes to meet business goals and objectives, in conjunction with providing technical/engineering maintenance & calibration support involved in delivering equipment/fixture type solutions that result in optimum manufacturing practices.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Works with Value Stream and Quality Engineering Manager to deliver business objectives – lean manufacturing metrics, VIP, cycle time, scarp as %VOP etc.

  • Responsible for developing a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in problem solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools.

  • Drives IBP (Integrated Business Plan) contract deliverables by providing input on process technology selection.

  • Develops and executes departmental budgets and capital spending.

  • Leads or represents function in periodic business metric reviews.

  • Initiates cross-functional partnerships to identify and resolve production/engineering issues.

  • Prioritizes and drives execution of multiple complex department projects. Sponsors and supports Operations Value Improvement Process (VIP) or Strategic Activity Review (STAR) projects.

  • Establishes and supports a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality policy, Quality System & the appropriate regulations for the area.

  • Ensures employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.

  • Maintain compliance metrics around adherence to preventative maintenance schedule and calibration schedule.

  • Ensure relevant documentation is prepared and updated in line with all Quality and Regulatory guidelines and promotes full compliance to all GMP & E&AS requirements.

  • Manage the planning and execution of equipment validations per E&AS requirements.

Role Requirments:

  • Degree in software/automation/electrical engineering or related discipline and at least 3 years relevant experience.

  • Strong knowledge of automation systems with experience of Allen Bradley and Beckhoff PLC’s an advantage.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Barry O'Brien.