Senior Manufacturing Engineer – Galway

  • Reference: GY45836AO
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Production

Key responsibilities include the following:

•     Implementing the manufacturing build plan with subcontract manufacturer to meet device demand.

•   Provide technical and QA line support to the manufacturing line.

•   Proactive monitoring of line efficiency, performance and output

•   Ensure  manufacturing  activities  are  managed  in accordance  with  the  company’s  quality

system and policies, including diligent recording of results and writing reports.

•   Identify and implement opportunities for improved efficiency.

•     Establish new manufacturing lines and/or cleanroom space to facilitate the introduction of new product lines

•   Define and refine assembly methods and process settings

•   Periodic review of validations as required in accordance with Quality System requirements.

•   Completion and review of process risk analysis and ongoing dedication to risk reduction

•   Leading role in risk management and disaster planning.

•   Write procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.

•     Provide  design  for  manufacture  feedback/support  to  R&D  team  during  new  product development phase

•   Maintain traceability of all finished good products

•   Equipment specification, procurement, calibration, and maintenance

•   Managing and mentoring direct reports, where relevant.

•   Representing the company externally, for example at physician line tours.

•   Liaise with component and service suppliers on delivery schedule and any quality problems 

Key Relationships / Interfaces 

•   Manufacturing leadership and team.

•   Quality and Regulatory personnel.

•   Manufacturing subcontractor.

•   Marketing and Sales teams.

•   R&D team

•   Component and equipment suppliers.

•   Service suppliers.

Key Skills / Experience

Minimum education of mechanical or biomedical engineering degree or equivalent.

•   Typically 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing/design/development of medical devices.

•   Strong understanding of basic engineering principles.

•   Strong problem solving capability.

•   Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure

•     Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and directly, both verbally and in writing, to a widely varied audience. 

Behaviors/ Values

•   Able to work on own initiative and as a team player.

•   Good planning and organisational skills

•   Clear communicator

•     Good judgment and problem solving ability.

•     Able to build good, strong and positive working relationships with cross functional teams internationally.

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