Staff Moulding Engineer
On behalf of our Medical Device client based in Limerick, we are currently sourcing a Lead Moulding Engineer. The Manufacturing site uses the industrys most advanced technology and directly employs over 1200 people. Key to their success has been the combination of innovative material science with technologies such as precision injection moulding, robotics, vision systems and data analytics. The (Injection) Moulding Engineering team support an exciting and innovative Value Streams! The successful candidate will be a key team member with specific accountability for the areas of process improvement, providing technical support to take on more sophisticated moulding process issues, and supporting internal and internal site projects. Responsibilities: Main areas of responsibility: Responsible for providing technical leadership within a production value stream for injection moulding and have ownership for the following. Ensures that moulding equipment meets company specifications, schedules and budgets. Working within the NPI process to complete injection moulding process characterization work, complete process challenge testing, complete process capability and stability runs, to qualify new product & processes to achieve annual business plan. Identification and implementation of injection moulding process related continuous improvement activities that improve product quality and grow overall equipment efficiency. Engage with personnel in the identification and resolution of corrective/preventative actions that address any injection moulding process quality related manufacturing issues. Systematically tackle problems and use data in support of your decision making. You will enjoy taking the initiative and yet possess the collaborative and influencing skills needed to be a key contributor to cross-functional teams. Ensure the delivery of high quality, new and innovative products to our customers, in a timely -and cost-effective manner across multiple product value streams. Project management, planning and co-ordination of multiple projects, within an exciting environment. Apply troubleshooting expertise to resolve complex equipment, systems and process problems using strong statistical and analytical methodologies. Communicate details of findings throughout the organization. Keep up-to-date on the latest injection moulding engineering developments and technologies and will discover and build on breakthrough ideas that set new performance standards. Performs planning, development, facilitation of design and installation of Injection Moulding equipment and processes. Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities. Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements. Education and Experience Required for Role. Essential: Minimum a Level 8. B.Sc. or B.Eng. honours degree qualification in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Science or Mechanical/Material/Process Engineering, with a proven track record of delivering results. Minimum of 2 years work experience in a manufacturing environment or similar. Desirable: Previous experience in the use of 'black belt' type statistical techniques (DOE, Process Capability Analysis, Hypothesis Test methods) and problem-solving methodologies would be a distinct advantage, as would familiarity with equipment validation in an FDA environment. Good Project Management skills, FPx or other, are required with a proven record of leading multi-functional teams effectively. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to your peer group. If you have the above skills & experience and are interested in the above role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / Tele: 087 2419644 . This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader offering excellent salary & benefits and career progression.
13 days ago