Manufacturing Technician - Major Medical Devices. - Galway

  • Job Reference: NET - 174541
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

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


This will be a fulltime role in a weekend shift. Thur, Fri & Sat: 6:00am-6:00pm + 15% weekend shift premium

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineer, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering projects. The successful candidate will utilize their technical skills in the generation and development of medical device products and process technologies.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Engineering support to assigned production lines ensuring products manufactured conform to quality standards and specifications.

Responsible for initiating the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.

Working as part of a team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.

Offer technical support to the TPM team in all areas.

Identify, gain approval and complete continuous improvement projects.

Effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.

Compile and report equipment/line metrics for review.

Prioritise issues in conjunction with production supervisors.

Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues. Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.

In addition, from time to time the following may be required: Planning and delivery of new product/process and /or continuous improvement-based projects.
Installation and validation of process equipment and fixtures.

Technical writing such as protocols, reports and labbooks.

Project planning including Gannt development, project costing and resource management.

Actively involved in problem solving activities.

Seeks technical advice from engineers or supervisors for complex problems.

Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives.

Performs other related duties and tasks as required.


Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant trade qualification.

Experience in managing a project plan and project timelines.

Demonstrated analytical problem solving abilities.

Minimum of 2 years' experience in a related field.

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

PC skills including standard offices packages

PLC programming experience is an advantage.

Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.

Experience of automation an advantage.

Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history.

Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, 8-Step problem solving and 5S.

Training in Six Sigma or other related disciplines.

Experience in PLC's, Electrical schematics, pneumatics, and CE Marking.

AutoCAD or Solid Works would be an advantage.
Medical device experience would also be an advantage
Your Benefits


A competitive salary package, Healthcare Cover, Pension, long term disability/income protection, life assurance. Employee Assistance Programme. Relocation Expenses where applicable

Your Extras

Onsite Wellness Programme, Active Sports and Social Club, Excellent career progression opportunities, Educational assistance programme, Internal training courses, Recognition scheme, Quality Subsidised Canteens & Barista Service and Free Parking.

APPLICATION: Please forward CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please phone Christy on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404.