Manufacturing Engineer II - 24 month contract.

  • Athlone
  • Medtronic
MedtronicAt Medtronic, we value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations. This position is an exciting and new opportunity to work with Medtronic’s Patient Monitoring, Respiratory Interventions and/or MCMS businesses. Currently part of Medtronic, Medtronic has announced its intention to transition these businesses either into a new stand-alone company (currently referred to as NewCo) or merge them into the business of another company. While you will start your employment with Medtronic, upon establishment of NewCo or upon the transition of the business unit to another company, which may occur in approximately 12-15 months, your employment may transfer to one of these entities. The business will have the same singular focus, financial commitment, deep domain expertise, and global footprint needed to accelerate the development and commercialization of affordable and scalable healthcare technologies. Our Purpose At our Manufacturing Facility, we focus on meeting customer and patient needs every day. Our focus is on delivering the highest levels of quality products to our patients. We do this through the development and operation of manufacturing processes to the highest levels of efficiency and performance. We achieve our aims through our people, our high performing teams. We focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in Airway Management but also for other life enhancing applications. Come for a job, stay for a career! We are seeking a hands-on Manufacturing Engineer to lead projects within our strategic automation and capacity enhancement program. You will work closely with several functions including Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, R&D and Sustaining departments in the development and delivery of new process layouts, innovative automation solutions, improvement of lean processes necessary to produce components for endotracheal and tracheostomy medical devices used to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life in respiratory compromised patients. You have proven technical and supervisory ability, approachable and collaborate with others with ease. You are curious and questioning and establish risks and pitfalls to ensure surprises are minimized. You are an effective communicator with all levels of the organisation and comfortable with presenting to senior management. You are energised by tough challenges and persevere to achieve the final result, yet are objective and escalate issues early. You can identify conflict early and work effectively and professionally in conflict situations. A Day in The Life of.. Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned. Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling, fabrication of tools and equipment. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Develops automated solutions through engagement with automation integrators and vendors Leads and manages automation integration projects utilizing sound project managing principles and documentation Leads and executes validation compliance activities including design, FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ, PQs in compliance with FDA CFR 21 part 11 and other relevant parts Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Implement statistical process control, OEE and process efficiency measurement and improvement tools. Ensures processes and procedures are following regulations. Key Skills & Experience Level 8 or higher qualification in Mechanical, Polymer, Biomedical or related Engineering /Science discipline Requires minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a highly regulated environment, typically MedTech / Pharma / Plastics processing environments. Requires broad knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems, techniques and practices typically gained through extensive experience and/or education. Working knowledge of Extrusion, Blow moulding or Injection moulding, Automation and robotics. Application of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC, and DOE. Experienced in working with DFA (Design for Automation), Lean Sigma, Analytical packages incl. Minitab. Development of manufacturing documentation (MP, IP, BOM, CDP, IQ, OQ, PQ). Leading project teams tasked with process improvements, material changes, automation, validation, CAPA, continuous improvement activities, training, and varied manufacturing engineering activities. A dynamic team player who can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. An effective and creative problem solver. Medtronic offer a competitive salary and flexible Benefits Package #IJA