Senior Manufacturing Engineer with Polymer Production experience required by global Medical Devices leader based in Galway. The successful candidate will lead a team of manufacturing engineers and technicians to ensure the delivery of highly regulated devices to market.


  • Ensure engineers are fully integrated within the overall production support team
  • Plan and implement training and development plans with subordinates
  • Coach and mentor team members
  • Maintain compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics
  • Investigate state-of-the-art process technologies
  • Oversee and manage New Part Introduction
  • Manages external relationships with key technology providers
  • Manage a variable workload to meet operational requirements
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled
  • Identify and implement short- and long-term cost reduction and improvement initiatives
  • Oversee and drive validation activities


  • Level 8 Degree in Polymer Engineering
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a high-volume injection-moulding production environment
  • Equipment knowledge and process experience for injection moulding and / or poymer extrusion
  • Ability to lead a focused production / technical problem-solving team
  • Working knowledge of six sigma or lean engineering principles
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to make and implement decisions

Please contact Emer Smith in confidence


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