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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job description

Continuous Improvement/Lean Engineer

A global medical device company based in Galway is looking for an Industrial Engineer to join their experienced Industrial team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support of the ongoing introduction and advancement of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices across the plant / in direct area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with R&D, Process development and Equipment Engineering groups at early stages of product, process and equipment development to ensure that new equipment is designed ergonomically and that new products and processes are "Born Lean".
  • 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.
  • Ensure that Lean activities and projects are linked such that the entire value stream is addressed and maximum benefit is extracted from Lean activities.

Requirements:

  • A Level 8 Engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the Medical Device, Aviation, Aerospace, Automotive or Pharmaceutical industry.

For more information, please contact Emma Ward on 091 455 307.

Please note, applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland.

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