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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Lean Manufacturing Engineer:
Due to continued expansion my client a multinational Medical Device company now require Lean Manufacturing Engineer.

The successful candidate will maximize the performance (quality, output volume, & cost ) of manufacturing processes, by providing high impact technical/operational support, and by developing processes to the highest possible standards.

They will co-ordinate and complete Kaizen activities and development of technicians with a mind-set of improvement.

This is a permanent role based in Galway.

Key Responsibilities of Lean Manufacturing Engineer:
  • To implement appropriate process controls on to manufacturing processes for robust and repeatable commercial product manufacturing.
  • Responsible for driving yield, availability and throughput improvement in CER.
  • To maximise manufacturing process performance through effective implementation of Lean Sigma methodology.
  • To apply a scientific approach to problem solving, combining analytical and experimental skills to maximise overall equipment effectiveness.
  • To ensure that all Engineering work and designs are carried out to appropriate GMP, QA/Regulatory Authority standards and Environmental Health and Safety standards
  • To support the development of new processes in conjunction with Process/Manufacturing/R&D Engineering ensuring that new processes are stable and capable.
  • To provide technical support to new product/technology introductions.
  • To support the development of in-house Subject Matter Experts (SME) across the range of core technologies.
  • To ensure that non-conforming products and processes are evaluated and corrected on assigned projects in accordance with process controls and procedures.
  • Lead NCR, CAPA resolution in their area and to implement robust corrections to failure
  • To execute Validation activities as required in conjunction with the validation dept.
  • To provide direction and guidance to technician team for assigned CER.
Key requirements of Lean Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a responsible Manufacturing Engineering/ Process Development role within Medical Device/Healthcare or similar type industry.
  • Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt qualification is highly desirable and will have a significant advantage
  • Catheter manufacturing experience is highly desirable and would be an advantage.
Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / johnr@rftgroup.ie / on 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie
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