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Manufaturing Engineer | 12 month contract

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21830

A 12-month contract position has arisen with a global medical device client in Galway who are looking to hire Manufacturing Engineer.

The Manufacturing Engineer will provide daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production unit goals (i.e., People & Safety, Quality, Service, NPE, Cost & Productivity).

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Providing technical leadership on product and process issues.

  • Leading technical improvement under the team’s VIP program.

  • Lead process improvement programs across people, service, quality and cost dimensions.

  • Apply structured and systematic methodologies.

  • Liaison with quality and engineering both internal to the plant and externally within the corporation.

  • Participation, where appropriate, in the phase review process and the NPE meetings with respect to new products.

  • Ongoing manufacturing support in order to help the team meet its business objectives of quality, output and cost.

  • Maintain a valid capacity model in co-operation with the line Supervisor and conduct adequate advance planning for required capital.

  • Provide leadership on Lean initiatives.

  • Provide technical leadership/guidance for the Process Technician on the team (with specific responsibility to ensure that the preventative maintenance program is adequate and timely).

  • Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, which complies with GMP in conjunction with the other team members.

  • Project planning, in detail, in support of major projects, product/process transfer etc.

  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.

  • Responsible for other projects as assigned by the company.

  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.

  • Understands and complies with all the regulations governing the quality systems.

  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.

  • Develop themselves and team members.

The ideal Manufacturing Engineer would look like:

  • HETAC Level 7 qualification in engineering or a relevant field, with relevant experience

  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.

  • Project Management experience is advantageous. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Ryan,