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Manufacturing Engineer II - Polymer/ Injection Moulding/ Extrusion (Permanent) Job

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Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine.  The Company's products help physicians and other medical professionals improve their patients' quality of life by providing alternatives to surgery.  Since 1994, employees in Galway have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 

 

Due to continued expansion of our operations, we are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced Manufacturing Engineer II - Polymer/ Injection Moulding/ Extrusion (Permanent Position) to join our Boston Scientific site in Galway.

 

Job Purpose:

Provides daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production goals (i.e. quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and safety).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyses process, product, material or equipment specifications and performance requirements.
  • Under broad supervision / guidance compiles and analyses operational, test and experimental data to establish performance standards for newly implemented or modified products / processes.
  • Summarises, analyses and draws conclusions from test results leading to effective technical resolution.
  • Troubleshoots new products / process working closely with product development.
  • Continually seeks to drive / improvements in process design, layout and operational performance.
  • Demonstrates good working knowledge and application of validation techniques and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Actively promotes and participates in a cross -functional teamwork environment.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.
  • Gives technical guidance to Associate Engineers and technicians.
  • Is an influential team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and Site objectives.
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product    quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree (HETAC Level 8) qualified, ideally in Polymer/ Materials Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years work experience.
  • Strong theoretical & practical knowledge of core polymer processes with particular emphasis on Injection/Insert Moulding equipment OR/ AND Extrusion Equipment and process engineering.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of equipment and process validation is a must.
  • Excellent technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative
  • Proven ability to work well both as part of a team but also able to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Medical Device industry experience a distinct advantage.


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