Manufacturing Engineer (Automotive) is required to lead in Lean Manufacturing methodologies and continuous product improvement across the board by growing IoT multinational in Galway.

You will join a dynamic and diverse team to provide technical expertise in heavy automotive manufacturing reporting to Senior Management. 

The ideal candidate is passionate about Lean Manufacturing and comes in with a fresh mindset, new ideas and an approach to best practise in the manufacturing industry. 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline. 
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an Engineering environment.
  • Competent with Design for manufacturing, PFMEA, Rapid proto-typing, 3P, Pro-E ; Process simulation Line methodologies.
  • Proven experience using 9 Step Problem Solving A3 technique to resolve value stream issues. 
  • Competency building best in class processes. 
  • Excellent negotiator and networker who builds relationships within & outside own workgroup, stakeholders, etc.
  • Competent building trust within the team and cross-functional engagement. 
  • Experienced building project portfolios and project execution in series and in a timely manner.
  • Great attention to detail and effective execution of projects. 
  • Excellent communicator who is able to build cross functional awareness and clearly communicates project team expectations. 
  • Self motivated individual who takes total ownership and works independently.  
  • Lead cost reduction initiatives within the plant to improve the competitiveness of the transport business. 
  • Map out future engineering value-adding developments and initiatives using lean methodologies that will sustain; promote and advance the competitive edge of our processes/ products in a global market. 
  • Identify health and safety risks in manufacturing and achieve world class premier performances. 
  • Critically prepares and evaluates information to generate innovative solutions.
  • Provide Manufacturing Engineering leadership/ support for the manufacture of automotive new product releases to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and most cost effective and efficient manner. 
  • Co-ordinate and accelerate the implementation of new engineering changes – both product and process – into the plant and implement advanced manufacturing processes for existing products, including identifying Automation potential within the value streams. 
  • Collaborate with supply management, production, quality, supply chain and the design engineering teams to ensure that the manufacturing engineering function is supporting the development of new and world class products. 
  • Build relationships with the value stream assembly team ensuring al employee ideas and concerns are brought to resolution in a timely manner. 
  • Lead in Design for manufacturing, PFMEA, Rapid proto-typing, 3P, Pro-E ; Process simulation Line balancing and project management. 
  • Utilise 9 Step Problem Solving A3 technique to resolve value stream issues. 
  • Act as a resource, providing timely long term engineering solutions, while soliciting the ideas of others and using all available re-sources in the process. 
  • Possess a proven track record in driving continuous improvement and a passion for new technologies / automation / process control. 

Our client offers great benefits such as Healthcare for employee, spouse & dependents, Bonus, Pension and more. 

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