About the Role:
The Manufacturing Engineer role is with one of the most recognised contract manufacturing plants in Ireland who boast a world-wide reach. This company offers the chance to be exposed to many aspects of the business which will allow you to grow within the business and avoid being pigeon holed.
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies.
- Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as yield, throughput and productivity.
- Support manufacturing as the manufacturing engineer providing line support for technical issues.
- Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
- Improves manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
- Responsible for managing the overall equipment performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
- Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
- Prepares product and process reports / presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends.
- Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment
- Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimised
- Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements within the company
- Work as part of production support team to drive product and process improvements/developments.
- Update manufacturing procedures, specs as required through ECO process.
- Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled
- Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably with a minimum of 3 yrs experience in a similar role.
- Catheter assembly experience a definite advantage including braided shaft assembly and re-flow, tip bonding and handle assembly.