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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Galway
Reference: DB9176
Closing Date: 24 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Manufacturing Engineer vacancy with expanding Galway based medical device company!


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: 

•    Identifies areas of improvement and costs savings with ability to present plans to management for their implementation and completion.
•    Responsible for new product transfer/introduction projects into manufacturing and through to commercial release.
•    Responsible for yield analysis and investigations, ensuring continuous improvement to the manufacturing metrics.
•    Re-engineering of procedures and work practices, to streamline manufacturing activities.
•    Review capacity plans and manage timelines for equipment capacity increase as required.
•    Executes the validation activity of manufacturing processes including the generation of protocols and reports.
•    Perform in-depth & controlled studies of specific/chronic problems and processes as required and specify corrective/preventative action as appropriate.
•    Support the identification and qualification of new vendors.
•    Maintain compliance with all manufacturing related documentation.

Applications are invited from candidates with the following background and experience:
•    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
•    Minimum of a primary degree in an engineering or technological discipline 
 •    Experience in equipment/process introduction and knowledge of process validations.
•    Knowledge of medical device quality and regulatory systems.
•    Excellent planning and coordination skills.
•    Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with good interpersonal skills.
•    Methodical and analytical approach to problem solving and capable of working on own initiative.
•    Ability to present ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to all levels of the company.
•    Ability to manage risk in striving to meet objectives.
•    Experience in the use of Lean tools.
•    Proficient in use of desktop software applications such as MS office.

For a full Job Spec and to apply for this role please call Deirdre on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail your CV to

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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