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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

  • Sector: Medical Devices
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  • Job Ref: 18220

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join a leading regulated multinational company based in Shannon, Clare on a permanent contract. The role entails applying the knowledge of technical principles and systems/procedures to optimise the manufacturing process.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Identify and ensure implementation of opportunities to optimize/improve manufacturing processes including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) employing technical design skills to re-design/design of and ensure equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. are up to standards.
  • Develop complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols) to qualify and validate manufacturing processes; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports.
  • Analyze and resolve complex Manufacturing and Compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, nonconformances, audit observations).
  • Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes.
  • Lead and establish project plans to ensure deliverables are completed to customer’s expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.).
  • Oversee manufacturing support tasks; give instruction to technicians on conducting tests; train technicians and provide feedback; and coordinate technician work.
  • Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in in Engineering or Scientific field , 4 years years experience of industry experience or industry/education Required.
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite including MS Project; CAD experience preferred (if applicable).
  • Strong documentation, communication (e.g., written and verbal) and interpersonal relationship skills including consultative and relationship management skills.
  • Basic understanding of statistical techniques.
  • Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment required (if applicable).
  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering.

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