Manufacturing Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway- Ireland

  • Job Reference: NET - 176605
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway City, Ireland wish to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Continually assess and review day to day manufacturing issues / practises, and strive for improvement by analysing, developing and implementing solutions that are in compliance with Company, and regulatory requirements.
Using lean tools e.g., A3, 8 step methodologies breakdown and resolve problems as they arise.
Ensure that all products/processes are developed / run in compliance with regulatory requirements / best practise.
Capable of working independently, leading project teams, or working as part of an overall project team on specific assignment objectives, complex features and possible solutions.
Capable of planning, organizing, providing leadership / direction to other team members including engineers, technicians and production personnel, as well as reporting progress to management as required.
Document change through ECN, Protocols and other documents as required per Company procedures.
Using AutoCAD, Solid Works or similar design package, create technical specifications as required.
Lead complex projects from initial concept to final validation.
Planning, budgeting and leading of continuous improvement and /or new product / process-based projects.


Bachelor's degree or Masters in an Engineering discipline e.g. Mechatronics, Mechanical ENG, Biomedical or equivalent,

At least 5 years, experience in a Medical device or similar industry.
Experience dealing with, and managing Cross functional teams, e.g. Customers, Marketing, Production, Clinical and Regulatory personnel, to develop and implement solutions over a wide and varied scope.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member.
Demonstrated analytical problem-solving ability.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Project, Excel, Word etc. or similar.
Demonstrated working knowledge of Medical Device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives.
Demonstrated experience of applying Lean tools / Six Sigma techniques e.g. 5S and TPM programs, to improve business processes & performance.
Green Belt or Black Belt certification an advantage.
Proficient user of AutoCAD, Solid works or similar design software.


A very attractive Salary/Benefits Package is on offer and negotiable

Key Benefits

Fulltime contract
Relocation Expenses
Attractive Salary package
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Health Insurance Cover
Life assurance
+ Health & Wellbeing Events Calendar
+ Excellent career progression opportunities
+ Recognition scheme
+ Free Parking
+ Educational assistance
+ Internal training courses
+ Quality Subsidised Canteens & Barista Service
+ Active Sports and Social Club


Please forward your CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please ring Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 if outside Ireland