Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Engineering Leaders and Specialists
Contact name: Emma Mullen
Contact email: emma.mullen@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Challenging position for an experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer with a leading manufacturer of medical equipment based in North Dublin. With an established name in the healthcare sector, this company has a strong employer brand and exceptionally low attrition rates.

What is exciting about this Engineering position and makes it such a fantastic opportunity is the fact that the site just recently transferred to a next-generation product technology which has added to the manufacturing output for the site.

The Role:

As a key member of the site engineering team, you will report to the Senior Engineering Manager on-site and join an established team of technical experts

  • Develop world class manufacturing and supply chain processes to suit low volume high technology environment (diagnostic instrumentation). Process modelling, line layout, Line balancing, Labour time determination, cycle time optimization, make buy analysis, work cell, manufacturing and test fixture design.
  • Provide day to day technical trouble shooting support to manufacturing and test acting as technical reference and decision maker - strong diagnostic and mechanical skills.
  • Develop and manage systems of metrics, analysis and projects to drive continuous improvement of key metric's in alignment with Lean, 6 Sigma, Design Robustness Principles and A3 Problem Solving Principles.
  • Support technology transfer initiatives, design & implement supporting infrastructure and fixtures.
  • Operating in a global supply chain environment, contribute to the resolution and prevention of supplier related outages.
  • Significantly contribute to product and process design initiatives through all design stage phases (problem definition, containment, setting target condition, root cause, solution design, validation, implementation, standardization and monitoring on the production floor).
  • Contribute to the continuous development of the quality system, including standard operating procedures (SOP's), product and process validations coupled with the ability to write concise technical reports.
  • Manufacturing of diagnostics instrumentation is a challenging highly regulated business with low volumes and integration of diverse technologies. Rates of design change can be high. Processes need to be customised to the business.
  • Willing to lead change and technically mentor teams to best in class practice. Ability to influence change at all levels.
  • Provide engineering support and technical Knowledge to Manufacturing.
  • Coordinate with R&D and Procurement to ensure the best design for manufacturing is achieved.
  • Ensure that the designs stay within the cost target.
  • Set up and Lead Meetings with vendors and R&D.
  • Participate in cross functional design reviews.
  • Create process instructions for inhouse production.
  • Participate in cell and line design.

The Person:

  • Ideally with 3 years + relevant experience.
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree (QQI level 8) in a relevant technical discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Applied Physics, Physics, Electromechanical, Electronics, Optics, etc.).
  • Formal training in WCM disciplines (JIT, lean, six sigma, DOE) would be an advantage.
  • Experience in being a part of teams and projects with strong communications written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in technically complex multi discipline areas.

The Package:

  • Salary, depending on experience
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Full family healthcare plan
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Education assistance
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Active sports and social club
  • 23 days annual leave

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Emma Mullen at HRM on +353 87 636 9263 for a confidential discussion.


Emma Mullen

Consultant - Life Science & Engineering Practice

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