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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment
  • Galway

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The Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to the Manufacturing department. The successful candidate will be responsible for CI activities and drive the process in line with agreed KPI’s. The candidate will liaise with teams to ensure quality and optimization across processes at all stages.


Day to Day Responsibilities 

  • Health & Safety: Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled for the manufacturing process
  • Quality: Drive Engineering solutions to ensure Right First-Time principles, driving yield improvements, Complaint reductions and supporting the CAPA process
  • Continuous Improvement: Own the manufacturing process, work with key business stakeholders and operations teams to assess process capabilities, prioritize process improvement opportunities implementing them using Lean and six-sigma tools
  • Service: Drives a culture of Exceptional Customer Experience (ECE) for both the Internal and External customers, by ensuring that projects and commitments are continually being met or exceeded
  • New Product Introduction: Supports New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPD Group
  • Responsible for managing the overall equipment performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques (TPM etc.)
  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance procedures are effective and ensure compliance to preventative maintenance program
  • Introduction of new equipment; equipment installation validation, process development and validation
  • Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized and support Business Unit CAPAs, NCs, FMEAs and audit prep activities
  • Develop and manage SOPs/manufacturing standards/operations standard work as required in compliance with change control process
  • CAPEX management for new and replacement equipment, including investigating in state-of-the-art process technologies and evaluating potential competitive advantage and the cost-benefit of introduction
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements
  • Manage external relationships with key technology providers
  • Manage a variable workload to meet operational requirements
    ** You may be required to fulfil other duties within the company as required.



  • Level 8 degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role preferred
  • Medical Device experience desirable
  • Extensive understanding and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and statistics
  • Strong operating knowledge of Minitab software desirable
  • SolidWorks /AutoCAD skills would be a distinct advantage
  • Dynamic, motivated & flexible approach to work with results-oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance


Note: By applying for this position, you may also be considered by Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment for other or future related vacancies.

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