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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Reference:AFOK-346336 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: EHS Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer

Acts as an advocate for continuous improvement activities using statistical techniques, Lean manufacturing tools, Six Sigma, design experimentation for process and equipment, to achieve targets and cost savings. Take the lead in troubleshooting on equipment while providing Coaching and Mentoring to other engineering staff. Serves as a resource to other engineering disciplines in facility. Will have a prime role with respect to equipment and process safety ensuring standards are met or exceeded at all times.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities Technical support for manufacturing:

·Utilise Lean Manufacturing tools

·Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

·Methodical approach to problem solving

·Training and mentoring: Develop and improve planned maintenance regimes

·Train maintenance engineers on planned maintenance regimes

·Improve fault diagnosis skills within engineering

·Dealing with equipment suppliers and service providers: Develop support relationships with external sources

·Equipment suppliers

·Service suppliers

·Spare Suppliers

·Professional bodies

·Consultancies Support improvement projects on manufacturing equipment:

·Upgrade existing equipment to improve: Quality, Throughput, Workflow, Yield

·Sub contract if/when necessary

·Perform tasks on site

·Support change control

·Support introduction of change

·Support new product and process introduction:

·Be aware of impact of new products on manufacturing equipment assess and support

·Be aware of quality elements of new products and assess their impact on current manufacturing process's equipment


·Design for manufacture

·Maintainability Other Skills, Experience and Education

·Machine safety regulations

·Involved in machine commissioning

·Electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems awareness. Control systems experience

·Experience in process transfer or large project role

·Demonstration of sound methodology in faultfinding techniques

Experience Required
·Experience in process transfer or large project roles in medical device environment

·Project management of complex

·Previous experience in engineering support roles in a high volume manufacturing environment

·Validation processes

·Previous experience in a high volume-manufacturing environment Validation GMP

·Project Management / Leadership skills

·Equipment and process safety aspect to EU standards

·Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

·Demonstrated Leadership experience

·Medical Devices or other FDA regulated industries experience

·Project Management / Leadership skills

·Training mentoring other technical staff

·Good communication and reporting skills both verbal and written to allow work to be carried out over a shift change and beyond

·Demonstrate a high quality of work and attention to detail

·Persistence to attain resolution to problems

·Results orientated, attention to detail

·Strong Leadership abilities, with a mentoring approach to team building, training and project leadership

·A first class communicator

·Driven by goals, results and timescales Desirable

·Design review experience

·Project management

·Black Belt certified

·DOE Experience


·Lean Manufacturing experience

·Ergonomics Methodology/Certification Requirements
·Engineering degree with experience in a production environment

If you would like further information you can contact:

Alexa Tralla | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9255