Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway - IRE

  • Job Reference: 173511
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2018
  • 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

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

You will contribute to an understanding of relevant engineering systems and how they interact with relevant corporate policies. You will be responsible for product family (processes, equipment and documentation to meet quality, service and cost objectives for AOP targets). You will demonstrate engineering leadership in corrective/preventative action procedures and NCMR closure. You will be leading audit activities for a product family with corporate and regulatory bodies, project lead on Lean Sigma initiatives and continuous improvement projects. Project lead for cross site engineering projects to harness corporate wide best practice including transfers/onloads. Lead process improvement/validation activities and demonstrate the ability to identify process improvement/cost saving opportunities. You will participate in planning the technical aspect of process improvement projects, drive continuous process improvement and equipment upgrades. Guide the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products. You will be technical representative for Field Assurance queries and product complaint investigations. You will develop and maintain the technical capability of the group to achieve business strategy through mentoring/coaching. You will fully characterize manufacturing processes and associated equipment to understand failure points and take appropriate steps to address same.

We are looking for a qualified person to BSc Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline and desirably with 5 years relevant experience in manufacturing or related engineering discipline.
A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
Experienced with working in a changing environment within the medical devices sector, preferably with the familiarity of FDA regulations.
Strong technical engineering knowledge with problem-solving experience using DMAIC methodology.
Flexibility to travel frequently is also required.
Experience in process development and the introduction of new technology within the medical device industry and experience in drug devices or DES manufacturing is desirable.
Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Remuneration: Attractive Salary/Benefits is negotiable

Application: Please forward CV immediately to

Informal Confidential Enquiries to: Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 OR 00353 87 9473404 (if outside Ireland)