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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact Email: barry.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie
  • Job Ref: 19484

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join a leading medical device company located in Clonmel, Tipperary on a permanent contract.

Role Overview:

Provides support to the manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues.  Interfaces with quality and research and development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.  Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Analyses and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.
  • Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
  • Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks. Serves as a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees. May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
  • Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.  Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.  Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.
  • Participates in validation activity. Role may vary between providing input to owning activities such as protocol/report writing and managing execution of validation activities.

Role Requirements:

  • National Framework of Qualifications NFQ level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline and 2+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.  General understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment.  Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.  Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Must have a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.

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

barry.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie

021-4911060