Manufacturing Engineer

Contact Paul Cullen
  • Salary: Competitive salary DOE
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

Job description

Sonas Technical are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our client, a leading manufacturing company who specialise in the design and manufacture of solenoids, solenoid valves, sensors, flame arrestors plus more included in their portfolio. The successful person will receive a strong remuneration package with a host of benefits and be based in our clients site in Galway. You will become part of the Manufacturing team and will mainly be responsible for providing hands on Engineering support for production activities. The Manufacturing Engineer will interact with the Operations, Quality, and Product Engineering departments and provide support for Engineering and Quality Systems.

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Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Develop innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems.
  • Design and develop tools and equipment, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials, and soliciting helpful observations from the operators/production technicians.
  • Machine, Tooling and Process Validation (IQOQPQ).
  • Plans, leads, and manages execution of project activities within a cross functional team.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Prepares documentation for new and existing processes. Develop Manufacturing Work Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams, PFMEA’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Applies Lean manufacturing techniques to continuously improve cycle times and process flows. Identifies, and supports the execution of improvement efforts or reduce waste in all manufacturing and business processes.
  • Act as the point of escalation for all production support related issues.
  • Uses structured problem solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.
  • Demonstrates technical ability through the application of engineering skills, approaches and knowledge.
  • Follows Quality policy requirements, procedures, and appropriate regulatory requirements.
  • Communicates ideas, information, and recommendations clearly, effectively and frequently (oral and written) within Lisk Ireland and with outside suppliers or partners.
  • Performs all duties and directs others, creating a safe working environment for our employees and our communities.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

Along with the following abilities:

  • Good project management skills in successfully executing engineering objectives and projects.
  • Proven experience building relationships across diverse engineering/manufacturing groups, site management and senior leadership team.
  • Excellent communicator: verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • A good working knowledge of ISO 9001/ IATF 16949 / AS/EN9100 standards an advantage.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Project, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in Creo Parametric 3D modelling or similar 3D modelling software.
  • Proficient in 2D AutoCAD also desirable.
  • Must be self-driven / motivated.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships.

Qualifications / Competencies required:

  • B.Eng. degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field of engineering.
  • Experience in analyzing process capabilities and developing and implementing product development plans and process improvement plans.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • 3+ years related experience in an engineering role.
  • Machining, Welding, and Automation experience in a high volume assembly background is an advantage.

What is on offer to you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme – 4% matched
  • Life Assurance – Death in Service – two times your annual salary
  • 20 days AL + 10 public holidays
  • Recognition awards
  • Part of an expanding Global Industry leader
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • EAP
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Free Parking
  • Beat the Galway City commute
  • Taxsaver Initiative
  • Bike2work scheme

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