Engineering & Electronics

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • 42002826

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer on behalf of our medical device client based in Galway. This is a permanent role with a strong salary and full benefits package.

Job Overview

The Manufacturing Engineer will report to the Engineering Supervisor and will be responsible for providing engineering support to Manufacturing (Automated Injection Moulding Cell / Welding / Ablation business). You will also be responsible for the continuous improvement activity required to ensure that the process is capable and delivering results in line with the agreed KPIs.


  • Health & Safety: Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled for the manufacturing process.
  • Quality: Drive Engineering solutions to ensure Right First-Time principles, driving yield improvements, Complaint reductions and supporting the CAPA process.
  • Continuous Improvement: Own the manufacturing process, work with key business stakeholders and operations teams to assess process capabilities, prioritize process improvement opportunities implementing them using Lean and six-sigma tools.
  • Service: Drives a culture of Exceptional Customer Experience (ECE) for both the Internal and External customers, by ensuring that projects and commitments and continually being met or exceeded.
  • New Product Introduction: Supports New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPD Group.
  • Responsible for managing the overall equipment performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques (TPM etc)
  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance procedures are effective and ensure compliance to preventative maintenance program.
  • Introduction of new equipment; equipment installation validation (EIQ,EOQ), process development and validation (OQ , PQ).
  • Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized and support Business Unit CAPAs, NCs, FMEAs and audit prep activities.
  • Develop and manage SOPs / manufacturing standards / operations standard work as required in compliance with change control process.
  • CAPEX management for new and replacement equipment, including investigating in state-of-the-art process technologies and evaluating potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements within Creganna.
  • Manages external relationships with key technology providers.
  • Manage a variable workload to meet operational requirements.

Candidate Desired Profiles:

  • Engineering level 8 degree in Polymer Technologies, or equivalent qualification.
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar Engineering level role.
  • Medical Device experience would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and statistics.
  • Injection Moulding experience required.
  • Demonstrate operating knowledge of Minitab software, would be an advantage.
  • SolidWorks /AutoCAD skills would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach to work with results-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance.


€55-65 per annum

  • 5-10% bonus
  • Healthcare for the whole family
  • Pension
  • Stock purchases
  • 250-euro dunnes voucher at Christmas

Hours; Mon-Thurs 8-5 / Friday 8-4

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Paul Wheatley on 083 094 0199 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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