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Senior Equipment Maintenance Engineer (Galway) Job

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Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: Ireland-Clonmel; Ireland-Cork



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.




  • Supports manufacturing/test equipment and software used in the development and production of medical devices.  Independently or as a member of a team directs, develops, expertise and solutions for equipment issues and supports maintenance philosopies to reduce equipment downtime.




  • Owns Equipment Availability / Down time and drives continuous improvement.
  • Puts in place strategic goals to increase equipment uptime.
  • Sets the day to day direction for the Equipment Tech Group / clearly communicates top issues.
  • Technical Supervisor for eight plus Maintenance Technicians and Engineers.
  • Drives culture of Predictive and Preventative maintenance practices.
  • Implements Innovative solutions to monitor equipment performance.
  • Expertise in current manufacturing technologies and best practices.
  • Drives culture in Problem solving methodologies / Six Sigma / PSPI.
  • Identifies team training requirements and seeks ways to enhance technical expertise. 
  • Liaises with Design Engineering to highlight equipment design related issues / opportunities for improvement. Emphsis on Early Equipment Management.
  • Ensures effective communication / forecasting to the Operations group to highlight upcoming PM's and planned equipment upgrades.
  • Generates and reviews reports to understand down time reasons – Pro-actively drives initiatives to correct. Leverages MTTR and MTBF data to improve performance.
  • Verify / Monitor PM effectiveness. Ensure Work carried out is as per procedure – Continue to improve this process. Key player in value stream VIP process.
  • Support Equipment Installation, Qualification and upgrade when required.
  • Directs cross functional teams in utilisation of equipment related qulaity documents
  • Leads in delivery of software quality documents utilised in equipment recovery.
  • Drives the Area Team Meeting to deliver preventative and CI activity.


Qualifications and requirements:

  • HETAC Level 8 in Engineering: Mechanical / Electrical / Mechatronics / Instrumentation
  • Knowledge with some experience in Equipment design / Electrical installations / Controls software / Validations / Maintenance
  • Min. 6-8 years experience in a similar role
  • People management experience either in project management or staff management.



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 443524


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