Job Title: Machine Setter (3 Shift Cycle)
Location: Co. Offaly
Our Client – a Leading Medical device company – in Offaly are seeking an experienced Machine setter. The ideal candidate will have experience in EHS, Quality, SOPs, and machinery experience to minimize down time in the production areas.
- Ensure compliance with and assist in the maintenance of a safe company culture
- Report any equipment or process problems as appropriate
- Highlight and work to eliminate unsafe methods/equipment/hazards as appropriate.
- Ensure quality in all aspects of work by following SOPs and SWIs
- Set-up all machines as per relevant procedures.
- Ensure machines are set-up and run within validated parameters at all times.
- Complete first-piece checks and all related paperwork.
- Carry out on-line quality checks as per relevant procedures.
- Ensure equipment is set-up correctly 1st time to maximize quality and minimize potential for defects.
- GMP and 5S compliance is essential.
- Ensure equipment and benches are cleaned to high standard after every set up
- Correct set-up, general maintenance, and preventative maintenance of production equipment.
- Troubleshoot mechanical problems and repair or replace parts as appropriate.
- Ensure proper identification and storage of tools, gauges etc.
- Ensure equipment set-up is running within standard time and produces 100% efficiency in order to achieve associated OEE targets.
- Minimise downtime and work closely with Supervisors and Engineering to ensure maximum utilization of equipment.
- Ensure set ups are completed in a timely manner and participate in SMED projects, to continuously reduce set up times.
- Monitor scrap levels to ensure they do not exceed standard for any operations and reduce defects off machines and thereby reduce scrap in the plant.
- Identify process, equipment and documentation improvements where possible and take part in improvement projects as assigned (e.g. Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma/SMED)
- Complete all identified training and development activities as required including allocated MyLearning courses.
- Adhere strictly to company policies, procedures and plant key behaviors as notified.
- Assist in the maintenance of a safe company culture by working within the company’s environmental, health and safety guidelines and Safety at all times.
- Report any hazards, equipment, or process issues in line with plant escalation procedures
- Leaving Certificate or equivalent
- Senior Trade / Recognised Mechanical / Plastics qualification or Mechanical / Electrical Engineering Diploma – Desirable
- Experience in an automated environment supporting high volume mechanical / pneumatic manufacturing system is desirable
- Experience of automated equipment, PLCs, electro pneumatics, servos, lubrication systems, preventative maintenance programmes
- Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
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