Collins McNicholas

Our client, a leading medical device company in Sligo, is looking to hire an injection moulding technician.


  • Proactively work to the production schedule to maximize productivity.
  • Work as part of a cross functional team to support the production schedule & drive process improvements.
  • Take direct & daily ownership of assigned process setup areas, highlighting any challenges, and liaising with Engineering & Tooling groups to drive continuous improvement.
  • Support the tooling group to actively work to the SMED initiative.
  • Install tooling in Injection Moulding Machines, and process within established process settings.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to support validation activities.
  • Support process qualification IQ/OQ/PQ and Injection Moulding process troubleshooting.
  • Rapidly respond to sudden manufacturing requests.
  • Perform TPM on process equipment in line with the Preventative Maintenance system.
  • Maintain equipment logs to document process performance, actions taken etc.
  • Ensure jigs, fixtures and tooling is handled appropriately during the process setup phase.
  • Ensure that safety of personnel and in particular that equipment safety guards and features are in full working order before process is released to production.
  • Proactively identify challenging process, equipment etc., and make recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Support data capturing and trend analysis to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • At all times, maintain a culture of continuous improvement, while adhering to required standards of housekeeping, GMP, GDP and safety.
  • As required, execute design of experiments (DOEs) to optimize manufacturing process performance.


  • Qualification in Equipment Processing / Polymer Engineering / Science or related discipline preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of Injection Moulding equipment, tooling and design.
  • Experienced in validation execution beneficial.
  • Knowledge of quality standards and expectations within the medical device industry.
  • Excellent attention to detail in oral & written communication.

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Whelan on 071 914 2411 or email

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