Senior Manufacturing & Process Development Engineer with 5+ years experience in a manufacturing & process development role within a highly regulated manufacturing environment required for permanent role with growing medical devices multinational in Galway

Critical Requirements:

  • Level 8 Engineering Degree, or equivalent qualification
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing & process development role
  • Experience working in a highly regulated manufacturing environment, such as Medical devices, automotive, aerospace
  • Laser Welding experience
  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost-effective solutions
  • Computer literate and familiar with all Office software packages
  • Motivated to work on own initiative and the ability to make and implement decisions
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


  • Good working knowledge of metals & plastics processing a distinct advantage, with a particular focus on machining
  • Ability to develop process settings/windows using scientific methodology
  • Knowledge of Six-Sigma methodology, problem-solving tools and Lean Manufacturing principles
    AutoCAD, Solid works and Minitab experience preferable
  • Experience working in a high-volume production environment would be beneficial
  • Strong mechanical background


  • Work as part of the NPD team to drive product and process improvements
  • Manage new designs through product lifecycle into manufacturing
  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts in the business to ensure all new products fit within existing manufacturing capability
  • Work closely with Lean and Operations teams to ensure that any new processes developed meet world-class manufacturing standards
  • Display customer focus always and be accountable for quality and timeliness of own work
  • Manage a variable workload across different projects to meet NPD requirements
  • Design and introduce manufacturing processes for new products to meet the demands of productivity and quality
  • Ensure that complete and effective validations are carried out on all processes before transferring to manufacture including IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical/system solutions to problems
  • Maintain high quality/compliance standards in line with Medical Device manufacturing requirements 
  • Applying Lean principles to identify and develop improvements that increase key process metrics of yield, throughput and productivity
  • Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost-benefit of introduction
  • Manage external relationships with technology providers/suppliers
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled

Please contact Emer Smith to discuss in confidence


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