Principal Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Galway - Ireland

  • Job Reference: NET - 173672
  • Date Posted: 26 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: 1.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Principal Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway - Ireland


You will contribute by working as part of the development team to bring new products to market on time; in budget and within predetermined specifications. You will work as a core team member on the product development process (PDP) teams representing operations (Eng., Mfg., Tooling, Packaging, Procurement, Logistics) and will be accountable for leading manufacturing core teams during the different PDP phases.

You will be accountable for key operations related deliverables within the (PDP) including but not limited to Mfg Plan; Make/Buy decisions analysis/recommendation; Capacity Planning; COGS estimation; Process Validation; Prototype Builds; Capital Equipment Specifications and Procurement; etc.

You will be accountable for the application of Design for Excellence (DFX) principles such as DFM; DFC; DFQ; DFT. You will be responsible for the application of OpEx methodologies such as Six Sigma and LEAN to identify, validate and improve defect sources in a variety of business processes.

You will also apply risk management methodologies such as DFMEA and PFMEA to identify actions that can be taken to eliminate or reduce the potential causes leading to failures. You will be required to adhere to SOP's and have the ability to prepare written policies, procedures, proposals, and reports in accordance with cGMP/FDA/ISO-13485 guidelines and regulations.

Job Requirements:

Degree Level (L8)in Mechanical Engineering with minimum of 10 years' experience in manufacturing engineering in a medical device or related industry.

Have a demonstrated track record of developing processes for new products including experience in Plastics Processing Mfg. Technologies (Moulding, Extrusion,

Have a strong record of manufacturing operations management experience including the following; mfg. process management involving a collection of technologies and methods used to define how products are to be manufactured and end-to-end manufacturing process involving production management, performance analysis, quality and compliance.

Have knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Have experience with industrial engineering processes including takt/cycle times estimates, process flow, line layout, capacity planning.

Have strong Project Management Skills of manufacturing process from concept to delivery.

Have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Have strong Mechanical Aptitude for understanding and using machines and/or tools.

Additionally holding a certificate in Six Sigma/Lean is preferred

SALARY: Attractive Salary/Benefits Package is negotiable


If interested in applying for this post, please email your CV in Word Format to:

For informal enquiries, please ring Christy on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 (if outside Ireland)