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Process Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Roscommon
Reference: DB9844
Closing Date: 17 Sep 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

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


 In this role you will run extrusion trials and develop extrusion process for new product /product iterations and introduce new technology/equipment to plant. Responsibilities will Include the following: 

•    Liaise with internal/external sales teams to develop proposals for new opportunities. 

•    Identification, specification, introduction, management and validation of new equipment and technologies in the extrusion area. 

•    Provide technical input and leadership on problem solving, resolution of technical processing issues and implementation of process improvements in the extrusion department. 

•    Where requested product line support for extrusion 

•    Documentation of extrusion equipment and processes, validation of extrusion product/technology and process. 

•    Control of new product/process/technology introductions or changes and maintaining records in accordance with the Company quality system to the requirements of ISO 13485 and FDA21CFR. 

•    To attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials and communicate and train extrusion personnel in the knowledge. 

•    Development of new business which will include liaison with sales and customers on product and process development including costing analysis, feasibility studies, project time lines and technical capability. 

•    Work with suppliers to identify and understand advancements in the market. 

•    Responsible for leading improvement initiatives including investigation, trouble shooting, driving effective determination of root cause and championing a structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principles. 

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

•    3rd Level Qualification in Engineering, or Polymer Sciences with a strong Extrusion background. 
•    5+ years technical engineering in the medical device or allied industry.    
•    Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards 
•    Experience in Over-the-Wire, Multi-Lumen, Multi-Layer, and Tapered/Bump Extrusion will be an advantage 

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