Process Technician

Posted 16 October 2023
LocationCounty Longford
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameEugene O’Rourke

Job description

What you need to know

A leading medical device company that manufactures high-value packaging and components for the medical devices industry is currently seeking a committed and driven Process Technician to join their team. You will report directly to the Production Manager and will be responsible for the efficient setup and operation of polymer processing lines.

The company has a proven track record in producing high-quality products and is committed to world-class product design expertise, manufacturing excellence, and a strong strategic global footprint. This is a fantastic time to be joining the company as they are going through a period of high growth and are expanding their production facility to meet the demand for their products.

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


Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Manage the efficient setup and operation of polymer processing lines.

  • Work well in cross-functional teams and liaise with Production Manager, Technical Manager, Shift Manager, Team Leaders, Quality and Toolroom personnel.

  • Oversee the validation of new moulds, machines, and other equipment.

  • Record and maintain process control records

  • Ensures processes run to a validated state.

  • Assist in the development of new work Instructions and forms to support validation activities.

  • Resolve technical product and process issues by using initiative and technical knowledge.

  • Work closely with toolroom and maintenance teams to resolve technical issues.

  • Work on continuous improvement and lean manufacturing projects when required.

  • Maintain company and product reputation by complying with all necessary Quality & Safety regulations.

What are we looking for?

  • A relevant third-level qualification in Engineering or a similar discipline.

  • Previous experience as Process Technician in a plastics company is ideal but not essential.

  • Understanding & experience of running Design of Experiment.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the capability of solving problems effectively.

  • Excellent communicator who can articulately give instructions, share ideas, and influence others in a positive manner.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment to tight deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.

  • Work well under pressure and have a track record of reaching production targets.

  • Strong team player who enjoys working with colleagues to achieve collective goals.

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