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Injecting Moulding Engineer

  • Job reference: 924811
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 10/04/2019

OrionGroup are recruiting for an Injecting Moulding Engineer for our multinational medical devices client based in Limerick on an initial 12 month contract.

Purpose of the role:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to all engineering activities. Working in a high-speed, highly automated environment the range of applications includes; mechanical transfer systems, moulding, robotics, pneumatics, process and raw materials. While experience and knowledge of Injection molding processes is important this position also requires strong biased towards supporting the electromechanical activities of the Injection Molding Engineering team.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Production Support and maintenance activities
  • Lead quality improvement and cost reduction projects.
  • Participate as a project manager and/or key team member in projects requiring input from the Injection Molding Engineering team.
  • Ensure that manufacturing engineering activities are carried out according to company operating procedures, and that a high level of productivity and quality is achieved and maintained.
  • Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with the quality system requirements.
  • Source and install new equipment and processes to enable the achievement of optimum levels of Quality, Cost & Cycle Time
  • Prepare, review and approve change requests and other quality system documentation requiring manufacturing engineering sign-off.
  • Plan and execute projects to ensure that project timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
  • Ability to analyze & resolve engineering issues of a broad scope using independent judgment
  • Continuous Improvement & Lean initiatives to include, cost effectiveness through automation & process optimization.

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Work closely to build effective relationships with Production, Quality and Regulatory teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.
  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • High level of experience in mechanical and electrical systems Knowledge and experience of high volume injection molding equipment and processes.
  • Medium to high volume automation experience pneumatics, pick and place, vision systems, robotics and ideally including PLC/Controls
  • Familiarity with validation and statistical analysis tools.
  • Excellent root cause analysis and problem solving skills
  • Foundation knowledge of Lean Sigma principles
  • 5+ years post qualification experience in general Manufacturing Engineering, with a focus on electro/mechanical systems & their application in a manufacturing environment
  • Automation, PLC / Software experience
  • FDA, ISO13485 or equivalent experience preferred
  • Project Management training and experience


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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