Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 24 June 2024
LocationCounty Leitrim
Job type Permanent
Discipline EngineeringManufacturing
Contact NameAshley Egan

Job description

What you need to know

Our client, an Irish-based medical device company who are currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join their organisation.

This is a full-time position where you will be required to be on site in Co Leitrim.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be reporting into the Director and will work within part of a team.

Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting on 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 lay-outs, material travel & handling & over-all work plan to provide effective synchronous lean manufacturing.

  • Ensuring that non-conforming product and processes are evaluated and corrected as required in accordance with process controls and production procedures. Participation in the MRB Programme & product disposition.

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

  • Participation in the Internal Quality Audit Programme & 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 & ensuring that all new processes are supported during validation before transfer to production. (During this phase ownership of process will transfer from NPI engineer to Manufacturing engineer)

  • Drive yield improvements across the cells using structure A3 Root Cause Analysis methodology.

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

  • Customer management in ensuring that the supply of product is maintained, technical issues resolved and change management effectively planned and controlled ensuring all customer needs met in compliance with the clients QMS.

  • Identify and implement technical improvements where applicable.

  • Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others. 

  • Be aware of the potential environmental impacts associated with your work and the implications of non-conformance. 

  • Contribute to enhanced energy performance by conservation of energy where possible (Lighting, Equipment, Air Conditioning etc).

  • Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management systems through participation, providing feedback/ suggestions for improvement and by reporting accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss/ illness, good catch and environmental incidents in a timely manner.


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 environment including clean room manufacture, validations, process controls, process improvements, lean manufacturing etc.

  • Students (unqualified) will be assigned to a fully competent individual. Co-signing will be implemented by the student’s Manager.

  • An Associate position may exist for limited experience and will be assigned to an experienced Engineer.

  • A Senior position may exist for a minimum of 4 years’ experience.


  • Lean Systems Green Belt (LSGB) Certified

  • Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) Certified.

Apply for this job now by sending in a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Ashley at ashley@matrixrecruitment.ieor alternatively by phone at 087 113 7061.

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