Moulding / Extrusion Manufacturing Engineer required to provide engineering support to Manufacturing and for the development of existing and new process technologies by growing medical devices multinational in Galway

Critical Requirements:

  • Engineering level 8 Degree, or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role
  • Manufacturing Engineering experience in a highly regulated environment, such as Medical Devices / Aerospace / Automotive
  • Process troubleshooting experience
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks and projects
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and statistics
  • Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach to work with results-oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills


  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance
  • Demonstrate operating knowledge of Minitab software, would be an advantage
  • SolidWorks /AutoCAD skill would be an advantage
  • Experience on Injection Moulding OR Extrusion processes a distinct advantage
  • Jigs & Fixtures design and maintenance experience would be an advantage


  • Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as equipment OEE and process Yield
  • Support Manufacturing as the Manufacturing Engineer providing line support for technical issues in area of responsibility
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems
  • Improve Manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors
  • Implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system in area of responsibility
  • Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment
  • Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost-benefit of introduction
  • Prepare product and process reports / presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements 
  • Work as part of Production Support team to drive product and process improvements/developments
  • Update Manufacturing procedures, specs as required through change control process
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled
  • Projects – identify and implement continuous improvement projects to reduce scrap across the business unit
  • New equipment introductions – EIQ/EOQ, DOE & Process OQ/PQ Validations

Please contact Emer Smith to discuss in confidence


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