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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: GALWAY
Reference: DB9485
Closing Date: 09 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, an expanding medical device company, I am recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer.


 The successful candidate will support the Production / Manufacturing Department and will be responsible for the following:

• Set up a new Manufacturing Process.
 • Manage the successful scale up and commercialisation of this new process 
• Design, procure and construct “Lean” production lines 
• Specification, Procurement, Installation, and Validation of Manufacturing Equipment. 
• Set up Preventive Maintenance and Calibration routines. 
• Lead the knowledge transfer of this new manufacturing process and provide training to product builders and technicians. 
• Set up and order Product, Components, Consumables, and Materials 
• Draft IQ/OQ/PQ protocols. 
• Generate and gain approval for project budgets and subsequently manage expense and capital expenditure in line with this budget. 
• Partner with R&D, Quality and Operations to ensure that the transition of products through R&D, product approval and manufacturing scale up are smooth, timely and cost effective 

Applications are invited from candidates with the following background and experience:

• Engineering Degree or equivalent. 
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role 
• Strong technical understanding of set up and maintenance of manufacturing processes, experience in validation, equipment design and Lean Manufacturing highly desirable
• Demonstrated expertise and detailed knowledge of the medical device industry and in particular combination medical devices. Familiarity with Drug and other Coating techniques. 
• Experienced in Product Transfers and Manufacturing process set-up and scale-up. 
• Equipment Procurement and Validation experience. 
• Proven technical expertise and competence across all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering function including lean. 
• Has prepared SOPs, conducted IQ/OQ/PQs and/or validations previously in a regulated environment. 

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

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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