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Moulding Process Engineer

  • Location: Waterford, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Moulding Process Engineer to join a leading Medical Device company based in Waterford on a permanent contract.

The Moulding Process Engineer will assist in the development and implementation of production/processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most efficient manner for new and existing moulding processes. Monitors the moulding process; troubleshooting problem processes and assists in resolving quality issues.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Process Introduction of New Tools; Tool trials at tool makers and in-house, tool set-up, qualification runs and handover to production.

  • Assist with the design and debugging of new systems, tooling and automation.

  • Completion of IQ, OQ, PQ validation reports.

  • Perform designed experiments to enhance processes as well as improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-ups.

  • Front line liaison with customers, suppliers and toolmakers.

  • Responsible for the Moulding Process Systems including setting sheets, process control, deviation and control of setting sheets.

  • Troubleshooting, supporting Team Leaders as required.

  • Liaising with tool room, maintenance, production and quality on a daily basis.

  • Develop/Implement maintenance programs for moulding and ancillary equipment.

  • Assist Team Leader and Line Coordinators in maintaining clean, safe working environment.

Role Requirements:

  • Degree in Polymer or Mechanical engineering or equivalent.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a high volume moulding environment.

  • Experience in cleanroom procedures and medical moulding.

  • Familiar with process set up and validation, including performing process window studies, IQ, OQ, PQ highly desirable.

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