Manufacturing Technician

Job description

My client, a global medical device company is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Technician with injection moulding experience for their plant in Galway. This is a great opportunity to work for a company that uses leading-edge technology and provides great opportunities for learning and growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working as part of the production team  to provide efficient support to allow the consistent achievement production targets
  • Respond to unscheduled downtime/defective-product situations promptly
  • Be able to specify/document/communicate the problem clearly
  • Be able to put an effective Containment in place : return the process to making good parts. Follow up with permanent corrective action as required.
  • Establish root cause. Application of Logical thinking. Be able to use equipment schematics, manuals, etc in the course of establishing root cause.
  • Adhere to troubleshooting standards.
  • Correct the problem
  • Log all equipment downtime and generate DT reports each shift
  • Document and communicate all Spare Parts consumed. Highlight any spare parts related issues.
  • Work with Spare Parts Technician to optimise spare parts inventory, cost, supplier reduction, etc
  • Ensure the relevant information is shared effectively across all shifts and among all required groups.
  • Ensure an effective shift handover occurs at the start/end of each shift
  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks to schedule and update PM records.
  • Ensure spares/consumables required for PM-activity are in stock.
  • Feedback to the relevant Test Engineers issues concerning the performance of Test Equipment.
  • Support initiatives to improve process/equipment performance

Key requirements:

  • Certificate/Diploma in  Engineering (or equivalent).
  • At least four years working in a manufacturing environment, preferably with injection moulding experience.
  • Working knowledge of both in-circuit and functional testing
  • Strong background in PC based testing (Software, Hardware installation)

If you would like to apply for the role. please send your resume to or call me on 091 455 300.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.