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Extrusion Technician

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Roscommon
Reference: DB9521
Closing Date: 16 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Extrusion Technician urgently required for expanding medical device company!


1. Purpose of position: 

The Extrusion Technician is responsible for the running of all extrusion products / product iterations & new technology trials, liaising with the technical department on customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria, materials. 

The position at senior level will also involve project management of new equipment / technologies/process developments/lean manufacturing in the extrusion area and on line training of extrusion personnel. 

2. Principal Duties and responsibilities:

Working with the Technical Supervisor deliver on a production schedule which effectively achieves output targets and delivery dates.

Deliver on key performance metrics for the extrusion department. 

Ensure that products manufactured meet the specifications, performance & quality criteria of end users, customers, regulatory authorities and the company.

Maintain effective communication with the Technical Supervisors and the Manufacturing Manager in order to promote awareness of and conform to customer requirements and safety. 

Support and provide technical input on new products/technologies and customer trials to meet scheduled delivery dates, through direct communication at shift handover meetings/project meetings. 

Attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials.

Work with the Technical Supervisors in implementing training programmes in the extrusion department. 

Actively lead and participate in work centre improvement groups and project teams to improve quality, reduce costs , eliminate waste and improve working methods, conditions, technology and communications. Utilise the lean manufacturing tools. 

Support the extrusion manager/project leader on new technology/ tooling/ materials required to meet production and sales objectives.


Person Specification:

A relevant third level degree and/or on the job experience would be an advantage.

Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential.

Hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge is preferable.

For a full Job Spec more information 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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