Industrial Engineer

Job description

Looking for an Industrial Engineer with strong Lean Manufacturing experience for a global Medical Device company based in Galway. 

The Industrial Engineer will support  the ongoing introduction and advancement of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices across the plant.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provision of technical support and where necessary project management support to Manufacturing teams in their endeavors to initiate and sustain Kaizen/ continuous improvement.
  • Provision of training and ongoing support on existing Lean "tool kit", also refining and improving these tools and introducing new ones as appropriate.
  • Constantly promote, educate, and instill culture of identification and elimination of waste through out the plant within manufacturing areas and also in support/ transactional area.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities and initiation of projects teams and plans to address, providing support & direction and facilitating the removal of barriers to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Generate and maintain data for managing our business e.g. method studies, time & motion studies, Work content graphs.
  • Maintain database of Lean projects with associated targets and metrics to be used in prioritization of key projects based on impact on VOP.
  • Ensure that Lean activities and projects are linked such that the entire value stream is addressed and maximum benefit is extracted from Lean activities.
  • Standardisation of work methods, ensuring that these standards are documented through graphical operator instruction where appropriate.
  • Reviewing requests for changes to facility layouts and proposing summary options for review/ approval.  Arising from analysis and consensus agreement work with Facilities Dept and relevant Production Team to prepare final layout drawings and implementation plan.
  • Support the Strategic Space Plan by keeping layouts current.
  • Demonstrating a good working knowledge of Industrial Engineering tools & practices and using this knowledge and expertise to continually drive improvement in process/equipment design, layout and Operational performance.
  • Maintaining a verified up to date database of standard times, populated IE tools and core metrics for area of responsibility.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

Key requirements:

  • Hons Degree(HETAC 8) in a relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years of technical experience.
  • Medical device and/ or pharmaceutical industry experience desirable
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

If you are interested in this Industrial Engineer role, please send your resume to or call me on 091 455 300 for more information.


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