Job Reference 14146
Job type Permanent
Location Athlone
Salary € 60,000+

The Role

Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Athlone

Salary: €60,000 - €65,000 plus benefits

Working hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Thursday and to 1:30pm Friday

Major Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with BIFG and Quality to achieve required business operational control and agreed service levels regarding Contract Manufacturers (CM).
  • Deliver technical and engineering solutions to the business regarding the process at CM.
  • Collaborate with BIFG to support product availability from CM against build commitment & schedule.
  • Plan, facilitate and execute engineering projects with CM to drive effective cost structures and control.
  • Provide engineering oversight of change control on technical matters, such as process validation and manufacturing transfer……etc., within CM.
  • Lead, coordinate and execute manufacturing transfer of projects on the new product development or/and design change of sustaining products.
  • Actively manage the portfolio of engineering projects within CM.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Review and approve supplier change requests.
  • Actively manage technical issues within CM using structured methodologies. Activities may include conducting device evaluations related to product / process issues and performance.
  • Provide technical oversight, support and guidance to CM on process development, process validation, test method validation (TMV), risk assessment and design for manufacture (DFM).
  • Partner with BIFG in initiating & driving product cost reduction and continuous improvement strategies with suppliers.
  • Facilitate and drive continuous improvement with CM in terms of product quality and service.
  • Exercise project management discipline on technical projects as appropriate in achieving business objectives.
  • Monitor and control progress of supplier engineering projects, ensure sound application of engineering practices and provide project reviews where necessary.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.
  • Participates in the assessment of feasibility, selection and application of proposed technology initiatives related to CM.
  • Provide technical information on appropriate areas to all functions within the business.
  • Communicates with stakeholders globally to ensure alignment, resolve problems, and share best practices.
  • Develops presentations, status reports and measurement processes in support of the business.
  • Participates in any and all reasonable work activities as may be deemed suitable and assigned by management.
  • Conforms to, supports, and enforces all Company policies and procedures.

The Person

  • Bachelors Degree in Biomedical, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relevant technical discipline.
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum 5-year experience in a manufacturing or production engineering environment.
  • Minimum of 3-year experience in medical devices.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cGMP, Design Control and Validation practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in manufacturing transfer and project management.
 Additional competencies/requirements.
  • Experience of product design a plus.
  • Flexibility around with working hours and travel.
  • Demonstrated competency in MS Access, Excel, Oracle/SAP/ERP & query development.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings/specifications/familiarity with inspection techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Strong leadership, decision-making & problem solving skills.
  • Process Excellence qualification or training or knowledge of principles; competency in Six Sigma, practicing Green Belt a plus.

Apply Now

PDF, Word Documents only accepted

Leinster Appointments is committed to providing a professional service where all CVs are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any third parties without candidate’s knowledge or consent.
By applying, you are giving consent for Leinster Appointments to contact you about this job or similar positions.

I have read and agree with the Leinster Appointments Privacy PolicyI agree


Please enter the above code in the box below