Manufacturing Engineer – NPI

Posted on: 01/08/2018
Ref: VAC-16680
 
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: Medical Device
  • Discipline: NPI Manufacturing Engineer
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks+

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Job Description

LSC seeks a Manufacturing Engineer for a medical device company based in Cork. The manufacturing engineer will lead product and process development for new product introductions. Collaborating with global R&D functions, the position will be responsible for ensuring optimum design for manufacturability in the development of new products. The role involves leading cross functional teams to develop advanced manufacturing processes for the flawless execution of new product development projects. Implementation of leading edge technologies and innovative processes to build excellence in product and process development is expected. The role involves collaboration with multiple disciplines within the organisation.

The Manufacturing Engineer will :

o Implement design for manufacturability in new product designs to minimise lifecycle cost
o Manufacturing technical expert to global design groups
o Full project management responsibility for NPI projects
o Conduct detailed product design reviews
o Design, develop and source tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for high precision manufacturing processes. Co-ordinate with internal and external partners.
o Deliver stable manufacturing solutions in line with stability metrics process.
o Development of advanced manufacturing processes to lean guidelines
o Manage risk management and validation lifecycle for new process or process changes.
o Management of the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RA/IQ/OQ/PQ).

The Manufacturing Engineer requires:

o A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline is required. A Masters or PhD is an advantage.
o A minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience in a general mechanical engineering role is required. Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment is essential.
o Experience using proven problem solving techniques (8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
o Proven experience in Root Cause analysis techniques and problem solving (8D, TRIZ or equivalent)
o Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
o Expert knowledge of lean manufacturing processes

Call MArtin at LSC on 021 4777 329 for more information on this Manufacturing Engineer position or apply directly via this advert.

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