Collins McNicholas

Manufacturing Technician

The successful candidate will utilize their technical skills in the generation and development of medical device products and process technologies.

 Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Engineering support to assigned production lines ensuring products manufactured conform to quality standards and specifications.
  • Responsible for initiating the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.
  • Working as part of a team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.
  • Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives.
  • Offer technical support to the TPM team in all areas.
  • Identify, gain approval and complete continuous improvement projects.
  • Effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.
  • Compile and report equipment/line metrics for review.
  • Prioritise issues in conjunction with production supervisors.
  • Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues.
  • Installation and validation of process equipment and fixtures.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.
  • Seeks technical advice from engineers or supervisor for complex problems.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

 Qualifications/Experience:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant trade qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages.
  • PLC programming experience is an advantage.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.
  • Experience of automation an advantage.
  • Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history.
  • Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, 8-Step problem solving and 5S.
  • Training in Six Sigma or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in PLC’s, Electrical schematics, pneumatics, and CE Marking.
  • AutoCAD or Solid Works would be an advantage.
  • Medical device experience would also be an advantage.

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