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NEW Manufacturing Engineer, Contract

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: GALWAY
Reference: DB9177R
Closing Date: 02 Jan 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of our client, a Galway based medical device company, we are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer.


This is a one year fixed term contract. The  successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

•    Implement appropriate process controls.
•    Maximise manufacturing process performance. 
•    Apply a scientific approach to problem solving, combining analytical and experimental skills to maximise overall equipment effectiveness and efficiency.
•    Ensure that all Engineering work and designs are carried out to appropriate GMP, QA/Regulatory Authority standards and Environmental Health and Safety standards.
•    Lead the conversion of manufacturing process from batch manufacturing to single piece continuous flow manufacturing.
•    Support the development of new processes in conjunction with Process / Manufacturing / R&D Engineering ensuring that new processes are stable and capable.
•    Provide adequate technical support to new product introductions and change controls.
•    Ensure that non-conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected on assigned projects.
•    Successfully complete validations and process improvements.
•    Support the development of in-house Subject Matter Experts (SME) across the range of core technologies.
 Applications are invited from candidates with the following background and experience:

•    Catheter manufacturing experience would be an advantage.
•    Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a responsible Manufacturing Engineering/ Process Development role within the Medical Device/Healthcare.
•    Six Sigma Green or Black Belt will have a significant advantage.
•    Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential.
•    Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering.

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

Apply for this job: NEW Manufacturing Engineer, Contract

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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