Our client based in Limerick is seeking the following for a 12 month contract:
Job Description The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to all engineering activities within the Injection Molding group at Vision Care Ireland. Working in a high-speed, highly automated environment the range of applications includes; mechanical transfer systems, moulding, robotics, pneumatics, process and raw materials. While experience and knowledge of Injection molding processes is important this position also requires strong biased towards supporting the electromechanical activities of the Injection Molding Engineering team.
These activities include but are not limited to:
Production Support and maintenance activities
Lead quality improvement and cost reduction projects.
Participate as a project manager and/or key team member in projects requiring input from the Injection Molding Engineering team.
Ensure that manufacturing engineering activities are carried out according to company operating procedures, and that a high level of productivity and quality is achieved and maintained.
Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with Vision Care Ireland quality system requirements.
Source and install new equipment and processes to enable the achievement of optimum levels of Quality, Cost & Cycle Time
Prepare, review and approve change requests and other quality system documentation requiring manufacturing engineering sign-off.
Plan and execute projects to ensure that project timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
Ability to analyze & resolve engineering issues of a broad scope using independent judgment Continuous Improvement & Lean initiatives to include, cost effectiveness through automation & process optimization.
Work closely to build effective relationships with Production, Quality and Regulatory teams. Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.
Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
High level of experience in mechanical and electrical systems
Knowledge and experience of high volume injection molding equipment and processes.
Medium to high volume automation experience pneumatics, pick and place, vision systems, robotics and ideally including PLC/Controls
Familiarity with validation and statistical analysis tools.
Excellent root cause analysis and problem solving skills
Foundation knowledge of Lean Sigma principles
5+ years post qualification experience in general Manufacturing Engineering, with a focus on electro/mechanical systems & their application in a manufacturing environment
Automation, PLC / Software experience
FDA, ISO13485 or equivalent experience preferred
Project Management training and experience