Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Europe

Manufacturing Engineer 

Position Overview:

Phillips-Medisize, LLC is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer based in Sligo, Ireland. As a key member of the manufacturing engineering team the successful candidate will gain exposure and contribute to all areas of the business, supporting the Quality Management System with a focus on driving Continuous Improvement within existing systems & processes, and supporting the integration of such improvements into the Quality Management System.

Essential Functions:

  • Support Project teams to ensure effective execution of project/product implementation
  • Maintain close collaboration with the Engineering Group when:
    • Identifying and implementing improvement opportunities
    • Providing prompt resolution to on-going efficiency detractors
    • New equipment is being introduced for new & existing processes
  • Support the Installation Qualification of new equipment
  • Troubleshoot systems and processes, providing operationally effective robust solutions and improvements
  • Drive innovation and cost effectiveness through strong problem-solving skills
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement and process optimization throughout all manufacturing areas, instigating changes to improve work environment and systems, continuously seeking ways to reduce costs
  • Advocate and influence improvements, passionately drive process excellence and continually strive for ‘Breakthrough Improvement’ in all projects
  • Assist with identification of improvement initiatives throughout the business and provide leadership for associated projects
  • Influence senior management decisions to implement optimum solutions

Required Qualifications:      

  • 3rd level Engineering Degree (Process, Mechanical, Mechatronics preferred)
  • 3-4 Years Relevant Engineering Experience in a manufacturing environment including project management skills
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the mechanical functionality of equipment, as well as electro-pneumatic principles
  • Experience in designing Jigs, Fixtures, Tooling. (Proficient in SolidWorks/Solid Edge)
  • Knowledge of Lean Principles and execution of same will be beneficial
  • Experience of the introduction of new plant/cost reduction initiatives within manufacturing environments
  • Good understanding and experience of current manufacturing technologies and methodologies used in general assembly manufacturing
  • Experience of problem-solving techniques
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 / ISO 13485 is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to lead and develop individuals and teams
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to also work independently

With your application you agree that your information will be recorded in our files (up to 6 months after finalizing the position) and if necessary, forwarded to affiliated companies. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Company – in short

Phillips-Medisize, LLC, a Molex company, is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the drug delivery, consumable diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial markets.

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