This is a permanent role within the engineering team in the manufacturing of medical diagnostic equipment. The position will involve delivering key projects as an individual and as part of a team.
The successful applicant will act as a leader within the engineering team in providing comprehensive support to product / process development, project delivery & production support in the manufacturing and continuous development of complex medical diagnostic laboratory instrumentation.
This will also include technology transfers, assembly processes, test strategy and ongoing customer support of leading-edge laboratory instrumentation.
This can include the design and verification of technical solutions to solve problems, enhance products and process capability in the areas of electromechanical, automation, materials, software & fluidics.
The Incumbent must have excellent skills across various technologies, understand systems, hardware, people collaboration & leadership, be a technical leader and key decision maker. A broad background in technical engineering and the managing of complex products across different technologies is required.
Candidates must have the ability to lead a technical team, trouble shoot deep technical problems to root cause and drive continuous improvement in the manufacturing engineering team. A background in original equipment / machine design & development from a systems perspective, combined with experience operating across the full value chain of a product an advantage.
The incumbent will report to an engineering manager on site in North Dublin and will form part of a flexible engineering team covering manufacturing engineering, new product development and commercial product engineering. The incumbent must have the ability to work cross functionally in a complex environment and be able to lead cross functional teams.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience for this role:
Strong leadership skills, with a proven ability to influence cross functionally.
A self-starter with the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully in order to build positive relationships and improve business results.
Requires highly developed technical & leadership skills/experience sufficient to assume the responsibilities of this position, including the ability to map task interdependencies, multi-task, prioritize such tasks, meet deadlines, and develop, monitor and live within budgets as well as the demonstrated ability to forecast major milestones.
Have strong analysis skills with experience of complex technical trouble shooting, excellent communications skills, written and verbal. Experience implementing engineer changes in a highly regulated environment.
Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment with strong ability to establish technical and professional credibility.
Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable. Experience in modern world class manufacturing disciplines (lean, six sigma, DFSS, DOE, DFM) required.
Strong Mechanical/ Electro mechanical / systems design skills in product, process and manufacturing fixtures development.
Must be able to manage and resolve conflicting product and project requirements and be a strong team player with ability to collaborate across functional areas.
Knowledge and experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)/ISO, and mfg. automation.
Advanced verbal and written analytical/problem solving, communication, negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills are essential.
Hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant technical discipline (mechanical, mechatronics, design, electrical, electronic, systems or computer science) with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience across different technologies in a manufacturing engineering environment that has experience of Design changes, NPI and technology transfers. Previous experience in medical devices industry would be an advantage.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.