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Senior Solutions Engineer (Med Device)

Job Seekers Ireland Engineering Life Science, Logistics, Manufacturing

Job Summary

  • Dublin North
  • Permanent
  • BBBH782234
  • May 13, 2021
  • €50k - €70k
Job Description

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.

The Role:

  • Provide technical ownership for product, process & technical development of our medical device products including DFSS & DFM considerations, in a high complexity and highly regulated technology environment, with a clear focus on accelerating solutions to our customers.
  • Provide technical support to production for medical devices in a low volume, high complexity and highly regulated technology environment.
  • A deep technical competency in the area of mechanical / electro mechanical / automation design is required with a proven ability to design parts, assemblies, jigs, fixtures & test equipment. Familiarity in optics, biochemistry and/or statistics an advantage.
  • Driving projects & tasks to meet business needs at pace using Agile Scrum always approached with a clear customer focus. Participate in new product developments by providing design for manufacture guidance in alignment with Lean and 6 sigma manufacturing techniques
  • Develop & sustain world class manufacturing and supply chain processes to suit low volume manufacture in association with key stakeholders.
  • Requires an ability to analyze deep technical problems to root cause with a structured approach and develop solutions across different technologies (materials, mechanical, electrical, software). Act as a source of technical reference and key decision maker in technology or process area.
  • Define and lead technology transfer initiatives, lead design of product enhancements and validation of design changes.
  • Lead the team to design solutions for products and process across different disciplines (mechanical, electronic, electrical, or software). Have the ability to lead cross functional teams, with direct mentoring to ensuring the development of a high-performance team.
  • Have excellent knowledge of verification & validation related to design and process changes. Understand boundary and robustness testing to verify electromechanical and software solutions.
  • Manage a complex work scope and provide comprehensive reporting to the business level product teams on key technical initiatives.
  • Manage a project budgets, CAPEX, OPEX to complete the assigned work scope.
  • Medium level of statistics knowledge to understand process control and sampling rationale.
  • Manage product and component redesign initiatives in response to obsolescence, enhancement, reliability, or design to cost initiatives in a regulated environment.
  • Hire and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback. Set goals which align to department plans and manages the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • Develops strategy for implementation of continuous improvement methodologies to increase quality and efficiency of product and process operations.

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.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Barry Bowen
  • Team Leader
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300