Manufacturing Engineer - Medical Device
Manufacturing Engineer - medical device - Galway. In this role you will provide engineering support to production through improved methods, processes, jigs and fixtures, tooling and machine enhancements to improve standard times and employee efficiencies in order to manufacture quality product at target cost. Validate and introduce new equipment and processes to production. Create and maintain Device Master Record (DMR) Documentation through the order entry and ECO process. Train employees to perform processes as documented by standard operating procedures. Core duties include: • Learn the manufacturing processes and equipment in order to understand them, so as to be competent in providing technical support to production. • Lead or participate in projects, working closely with Production, Maintenance and Quality departments to implement the required changes to stabilise and improve processes. Goals include reducing defects, increasing efficiencies and increasing process uptime. • Employ Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies such as process mapping, control charting, as appropriate in project work. • Monitor manufacturing activities, measure significant process characteristics and analyse variation in order to detect and reduce waste / scrap. Support the manufacturing process by taking corrective and preventative action on production delays and deviations. • Project management using standard methodology. • Transfer of automation and new process projects to production, both within and between sites. • Transfer of New Products to production, both within and between sites. • Assist in training employees in new or improved processes. • Process and product validation. • Process / layout design and implementation. • Develop and support related documentation: - ECO generation to introduce changes and maintain DMR documentation. • Sourcing, specifying and purchasing production equipment. • Jigs and fixture specification and development. • Assist in the specification of spare part lists. Interested applicants should have: • Knowledge of manufacturing operations, systems and project management, including procurement, inventory control, quality control, production planning and control, test and inspection, layout. • Knowledge of engineering theories, methods and work measurement techniques. • Ability to apply engineering methods in the definition, design, research, development, utilisation, maintenance, and cost-control of processes and equipment to build products and improve qualities and reduce costs of such processes and products. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
62 days ago