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Manufacturing Engineer

Reference:SMC385965 Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Manufacturing Engineer

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with a Medical Device organization based in Galway. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


• Identify and implement opportunities for improved efficiency. Proactive monitoring of line efficiency, performance and output using Lean / Six Sigma methodologies.
• Establish relationship with external manufacturers ensuring production targets are achieved.
• Completion and review of process risk analysis and ongoing dedication to risk reduction.
• Provide design for manufacture feedback/support to R&D team during new product development phase.
• Equipment specification, procurement, calibration, and maintenance.
• Collaborate closely with component and service suppliers on any quality issues.
• Apply advanced statistical methods and performs mathematical calculations to resolve manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.
• Apply verbal and written communications skills in periodic and special reports and presentations both internally and with customers.
• Perform analytical problem solving/process improvement projects and utilizes structured decision-making skills.
• Give technical mentorship to junior engineers/technicians.
• Represent the company externally, for example at physician line tours.

Education & Experience
• Mechanical or biomedical engineering degree or equivalent.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a GMP regulated Operations Department environment.
• Production / line support experience within a medical device environment.
• Working knowledge of six sigma and/or lean engineering principles with a proven track record in use and delivery of results.

• Specific experience of laser-cutting/welding, adhesive bonding, and microassembly of medical devices.
• Experience of technology transfer and process optimisation.

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or for further information.