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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Job Overview

Job Ref No.:801 ME WAT
Job Title:MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
Location:Waterford
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Negotiable
Experience RequiredMinimum 3 years related experience
Qualifications RequiredDegree in Manufacturing/Process Engineering
Start Date31/12/2018

Job Description

Main Tasks of the Position

• Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting measurement programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
• Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
• Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
• Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
• Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
• Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
• Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
• Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations in conjunction with QA.
• Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and seminars.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Supports hand over of new projects and processed from NPI Team.
• Drives cost and waste reduction program.
• Proactively investigate, define, propose and deliver continuous improvements for processes, accompanied by the appropriate level of investment appraisal.
• Be operationally aware of process waste and actively seek solutions to reduce their affect.
• Preparation of action sheets for Existing Customer Changes (ECNs) and responsibility for ensuring all changes are implemented in a timely manner.
• When assigned, become project lead on new process introduction projects including interaction with Customer and all internal departments within the Company.
• Preparation of In- house Drawings and CAD support for Engineering team where applicable.
• Ensure adherence to the Production System (Process SOPs, W,I’s)
• Liaising with relevant departments to ensure that operational support is given and project goals are met.
• Be operationally aware of process waste and actively seek solutions to reduce their affect.
• The continuous assessment, appreciation and implementation (where possible) of the latest manufacturing practices to support the progress of the company.
• Keep self up to date with relevant SOPs and work practices.
• Work within all aspects of Health & Safety programme and adhere to company safety policies at all times.
• Keep your skills current and be conversant with the latest developments in technologies and materials which are relevant to the Company’s business. Engage constructively with other functions within the Company to drive continuous improvement.
• To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time. These “other duties” will be agreed with management prior to any assignment.
• To meet and/or exceed the Milestones and Goals agreed with the Company.

Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in the medical devices industry or similar, and will hold a Degree in Engineering Production/Manufacturing.

Visa Compliance

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, our clients are unwilling to go down the route of work permits, visas or sponsorship. Therefore it is essential that all candidates have full authority to work in Ireland.

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