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Senior Manufacturing Engineer | Galway

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20587

Our client based here in Co Galway are looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join their team.

The Role:

As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will lead a dedicated group of Engineers and Technicians within the Manufacturing Group. You will ensure engineers are fully integrated within the overall production support team.


  • Plan and implement training and development plans with subordinates.
  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Set Engineering Goals and Objectives that deliver results in line with the Business plan.
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Consistently meet customer requirements and commit to excellence in performance and meeting deadlines.
  • Champion compliance with systems and processes.
  • Leads and promotes a methodical and systematic Problem-Solving approach.
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics of Service, Delivery, Quality and
  • Cost using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Investigate the latest process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost-benefit of introduction.
  • Oversee and manage New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPI Group.
  • Manage external relationships with key technology providers.
  • Identify and implement short and long-term cost reduction and process improvement initiatives through the adoption of Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing.
  • Oversee and drive Validation Activities.


  • A Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering Degree (Level 8) or equivalent qualification.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will have the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Post-qualification experience with people management and continuous improvement within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong data analysis skills and experience applying structured problem-solving and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • People Management, Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma qualifications will be a distinct advantage.

For more information or a confidential discussion about this role please contact Michelle Mc Inerney


091 706 717