Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 07 November 2023
LocationCounty Leitrim
Job type Permanent
Discipline EngineeringManufacturing
Reference10459 - M
Contact NameOliver Hayes

Job description

What you need to know

A leading medical device company with global operations that is experiencing strong growth is seeking an experienced and committed Manufacturing Engineer to join its team in Co. Leitrim.

The company has an outstanding track record in designing, developing, and manufacturing cutting-edge medical device products that save and improve patients’ lives. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and prides itself on its industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and processing technologies.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager on-site and improve manufacturing processes, ensuring quality standards are upheld.

This is a permanent role with an excellent salary and benefits.


Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting non-conforming materials, customer complaints and incapable processes. 

  • Ensuring that Processes are set up and monitored according to work instructions.     

  • Mentoring of Technicians and Operators as required to drive improvements.    

  • Participation in the development of cell layouts, material travel, handling and overall work plan.

  • Ensuring that non-conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected.

  • Participation in plant Corrective/ Preventive & Continuous Process Improvement programmes.

  • Participation in the Internal Quality Audit Programme and Vendor Audit Programme.

  • Support and participation in new cell developments/layout ensuring production engineering input is provided to R&D/NPI early in product lifecycles.

  • Participation in the Internal Validation Programme and ensuring that all new processes are supported during validation before transfer to production.

  • Improve output and cell efficiencies using Lean tools and methodology.

  • Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management.

 What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer, Science, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering or 5+ years’ experience in a Process Assembly Technician role in a medical device manufacturing environment.

  • Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to offer innovative solutions to challenges.

  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Be able to handle multiple projects and prioritise your own work.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).

  • Enthusiastic and results-orientated with good teamwork skills.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) Certified – desirable but not essential.

 Apply for this job now by sending a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Oliver at

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