Manufacturing Engineer - Design Services - GMP

£22048.90 - £33072.92 per annum + pension, health, life insurance
22 Mar 2013
19 Apr 2013
Adele Moran
Contract Type
Full Time

Manufacturing Engineer Design Services Medical Devices

My client is a leading global medical devices company in Galway and they are currently looking to hire an experienced Manufacturing Engineer due to their continued growth.

The Design Services Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for new product manufacturing and process line development on Design Services projects. The role will involve working closely with project teams and the manufacturing/operations support teams to ensure new products are successfully manufactured and ready for commercial volume manufacturing. This position requires a candidate with medical device manufacturing and process development experience

Key Responsibilities:
Support product development projects from a Design for Manufacture perspective.
Design/Source Equipment and Tooling required to meet both the Capability & Capacity requirements for the product.
Support project deliverables by managing and developing pilot lines to complete the various builds required for each project milestone.
Successful transfer of new products through the DS project process to volume manufacturing acting as manufacturing/process engineering and support complementing the design engineering staff on specific projects.
Development Product, Process and Design for Manufacture skills within the new Design Services engineering team.
Implement lean manufacturing initiatives such as cell layout design based on detailed takt time analysis, identify and eliminate sources of waste activity, implement Kanban Systems and 5S Principles, Identify and execute continuous improvement projects that improve Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized
Define Training Requirements for Operators/Technicians in conjunction with Supervisors to facilitate Job Rotation within Cell
Generation of Project Documentation - pFMEAs, Process Validation Protocols & Reports, Manufacturing Procedures, BOMS, Routers, etc

Key Requirements:
Engineering degree or equivalent.
2+yrs (5 years preferable) industry experience in controlled a manufacturing and/or process development environment.
Knowledge of Medical Device development and manufacturing
Have proven experience of working in controlled environments and operating to high level GMP procedures.
Knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing principles an advantage. Ideally will have experience in applying lean manufacturing and six sigma principles in a production environment
Solid skills in tool design, jigs, fixturing, lean principles and practices and manufacturing flow. SolidWorks skill an advantage.
Will have solid validation background including IQ/OQ/PQ/PPQ and will understand statistics/DOE and be efficient operating Minitab software.

There is an excellent salary of €30,000 - €45,000 depending on experience plus benefits including pension, health and life insurance. If you are interested in this position please contact me Adele Moran on 01-8883477 for immediate consideration and apply with an updated CV.

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