R.T.LANE - RECRUITING TALENT

R.T.LANE - RECRUITING TALENT

SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEER


Posted on:
04/11/2019
Location:
GALWAY
Salary:
55-65
Job type:
PERMANENT
Job reference number:
15475657
Client ID:
Benefits:
BONUS, PAID HOLIDAYS, PENSION / PRSA, PERM. HEALTH INSURANCE
Senior Manufacturing Engineer urgently required for a great opportunity in Galway.

This role does have direct reports so People management experience is essential.

Strong experience relative to Engineering manufacturing support, and Continuous Improvement activity.



Role:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a dedicated group of engineers and technicians within the Manufacturing Group.
  • 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.
  • Set Engineering Goals and Objectives that deliver results in line with the Business plan. Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Consistently meet customer requirements and commitment to excellence in performance and meeting deadlines.
  • Champion compliance to systems and processes.
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics of Service, Delivery, Quality and Cost using Lean / 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Investigate state-of-the-art process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
  • Oversee and manage New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPI Group.
  • 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 through the adoption of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Oversee and drive Validation Activities.
Key Requirements:

  • Engineering degree, or equivalent, with 5-10yrs experience in a high volume demanding production environment.
  • Knowledge of Medical Device or similar quality and manufacturing systems would be very desirable.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a focused production / technical problem solving team.
  • Working knowledge of six sigma and/or lean engineering principles with a proven track record in use and delivery of results.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to make and Implement decisions.