Process Engineer

Contact Paul Cullen
  • Salary: €50,000 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterLimerick
  • Sector: Pharma & Life SciencesAdvanced Manufacturing

Job description

Sonas Technical are currently on the lookout for a Process Engineer for our client, a Global provider of Medical Technology. The successful person will receive a strong remuneration package and be based in our clients Limerick site.

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This role will encompass 3 elements new product projects, process improvement and manufacturing support.

New Product Introduction:

  • New Process Development: Involvement in the development of new manufacturing processes.
  • Process Validations: Ensuring that manufacturing processes are validated and meet quality standards.
  • New Machine Installation and Qualification: Overseeing the installation and qualification of new equipment.
  • Production Systems and Layout Designs: Designing and optimizing production systems and layouts.

Process Improvement:

  • Upgrade and Development: Upgrading existing equipment and developing new processes, tooling, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Validation and Development: Validating and developing manufacturing processes, materials, and technology.
  • Vendor Management: Sourcing and managing vendors for new equipment and processes.
  • Cost Savings and Efficiency: Initiating projects to reduce waste, cut costs, and improve efficiency.
  • Compliance: Ensuring compliance with relevant standards, such as ISO 13485, FDA, GMP, and environmental health and safety.

Manufacturing Support:

  • Addressing Customer Complaints: Handling major customer complaints and critical failures leading to line downtime.
  • Validations: Assisting with validation processes.
  • Mistake-Proofing: Implementing mistake-proofing processes.
  • Long-Term Solutions: Introducing and embedding long-term solutions to process issues.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A third-level relevant degree.
  • At least 2 years of technical experience in a similar environment.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Understanding of Lean Principles and statistical analysis.
  • Proficiency in structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Technical report writing.
  • Knowledge of process validations, FMEA, and protocols.
  • Understanding of health and safety, including machine safety, ergonomics, electrical safety, and chemical safety.
  • Ability to generate and understand technical drawings (AutoCAD/Inventor).
  • Familiarity with the new product introduction process.
  • Ability to influence employees who do not report directly.


To apply, please email your CV to


Tags: Advanced manufacturingPrecision engineeringMedical Device

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