Materials Engineer

Posted on: 08/08/2018
Ref: VAC-16687
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: Medical Device
  • Discipline: Materials Engineer
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks+


Job Description

LSC seeks a materials engineer for a Cork based, medical device multinational. This is a technical role in in the Cluster Material Development group. Collaborating with global functions including R&D, Engineering and Operations, the position will be responsible for identifying and supporting strategic materials related engineering projects ensuring optimum process capability and design for manufacturability in the development of new processes. The role involves working with a cross functional team to develop advanced manufacturing processes for the implementation of materials technologies and innovative processes to build excellence in Materials Development.

The Materials Engineer will:
o Participate in the development of long-term strategies for materials related technologies
o Conduct detailed product / process design reviews
o Perform materials charactiersation and technical reports on materials analysis activities
o Lead Feasibility and Cost improvement projects in the materials development group
o Implement of cost effective material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies

The Materials Engineer requires:
o BSc in Materials Science or Engineering and 2-4 years’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry
o Ph.D. in Material Sciences or Engineering and 1 -2 year’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry
o Project management experience

Desirable Requirements for the Materials Engineer position:
o Masters or Ph.D in Material Sciences or similar
o Materials characterisation – advanced analytical techniques
o Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3)
o Surface Science Characterization Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX etc)

Contact Martin today on 0214777329 for a further discussion or respond directly to this advert with your CV.

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