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Senior Supplier/Manufacturing Engineer

Job description

Looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who would like to move into a role working closely with external and internal suppliers.  The role will be based in Galway but will involve some travel (25%).

The role will involve  designing and developing manufacturing processes, equipment, and systems to meet manufacturing delivery goals while reducing cost and ensuring product quality. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements, and cost reductions while supporting day to day operations success of assigned key  suppliers.
  • Work cooperatively with R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Equipment Engineering, Supply Chain, and Marketing to ensure project success.
  • Successfully contribute to both new product development and current product support, typically including the following activities: process capability studies, process development, Six Sigma and Value Improvement projects, report preparation and process/test documentation.
  • Ability to independently design and coordinate engineering tests and experiments including Design of Experiments.
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot new and existing product/process problems related to design, material, or processes.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documents to communicate results to the technical community.
  • May lead cross-functional project teams.
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to operators/technicians at  supplier sites.
  • Submit and manage Change Requests to support manufacturing changes

Key requirements:

  • BS in Engineering (HETAC Lvl 8)
  • At least five years’ experience
  • Proven organization and execution skills
  • Proven ability to solve technical problems and implement solutions
  • Proven leader and team player with the ability to drive tasks / projects to completion
  • Willing and able to work with engineers and technical staff from a  Supplier at a different site.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time.  Travel typically does not occur over weekends

If you are interested in this role please send your resume to mslevin@sigmar.ie or call me on 091 455 300 for more information.

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