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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Job reference: 924882
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 30/04/2019

Orion Group are recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer on behalf of one of our Multinational Medical Device Clients on an initial 12 Month Contract based in Limerick.

Manufacturing Engineer- Projects

Position Description and Responsibilities
Acts as an advocate for continuous improvement activities using statistical techniques, Lean manufacturing tools, Six Sigma, design experimentation for process and equipment, to achieve targets and cost savings. Troubleshoot lead on new equipment. Serve as a resource to other engineering disciplines in the Project.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Project Management
  • Technical support for manufacturing:
  • Utilise Lean Manufacturing tools, Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Training and mentoring: Develop and improve planned maintenance regimes
  • Train maintenance engineers on planned maintenance regimes
  • Improve fault diagnosis skills within engineering
  • Procurement from Quotation to delivery of Project equipment
  • Dealing with equipment suppliers and service providers: Develop support relationships with external sources
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Service suppliers
  • Spare Suppliers
  • Professional bodies
  • Consultancies Support improvement projects on manufacturing equipment: Upgrade existing equipment to improve
  • Quality
  • Throughput
  • Workflow
  • Yield
  • Sub contract if/when necessary
  • Perform tasks onsite
  • Support change control
  • Support introduction of change
  • Support new product and process introduction:
  • Be aware of impact of new products on manufacturing equipment - assess and support
  • Be aware of quality elements of new products and assess their impact on current manufacturing process's equipment
  • Ensure Design for manufacture
  • Maintainability

Other Skills, Experience and Education

  • Machine safety regulations
  • Involved in machine commissioning
  • Electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems awareness. Control systems experience
  • Experience in process transfer or large project role
  • Project engineers must have a strong mechanical aptitude and good knowledge of materials, economics, science, mathematics, engineering, and relevant laws and legal regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, as project engineers are responsible not only for interpreting stakeholder needs, but also for training junior engineers and other team members, and coordinating several groups of people with different sets of skills.
  • Project management skills, decision-making ability, leadership and organizational skills are important because project engineers manage both the teams working on the Project and coordinate third party contractors. It is important that they are able to explain project plans clearly


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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