Manufacturing Engineer I

Kelly UK & Ireland
Employment Type
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Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer I
Location: Galway


  • Solution focused, diagnosing and implementing permanent solutions to manufacturing issues in a structured problem-solving approach. Championing problem solving through appropriate documentation and knowledge sharing.
  • Drive Continuous Improvements by leading the implementation of Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing principals.
  • Work within a highly regulated environment ensuring highest product quality is achieved through robust quality system processes such as GMP, NCR and CAPA etc.
  • Improve the production flow to achieve quality at source, rapid feedback from inspections. Ensuring product specification requirements are met and inspection standards are met through concise standard work.
  • Lead teams in the execution of validation activities.
  • Analyse and implement innovative improvements in operational performance through key Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics Yield, Uptime, and Performance. Increasing capability, capacity and stability of processes, product, equipment and materials.
  • Mechanical design of jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing requirements, optimize machine changeover time and improve maintenance.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact.


  • The successful candidate must hold an NFQ Level 8 in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Biomedical) with a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.
  • Project Management and Six Sigma qualifications will be a distinct advantage.
  • Problem solving, Process Improvement, Data Analysis and Project Management experience – Highly Desirable.
  • Knowledge/experience of validation techniques and applications (IQ/OQ/PQ,TMVs etc.) associated regulatory requirements and statistical data analysis.
  • Demonstrate a motivated and flexible approach to work with results-orientated attitude. Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage complex technical projects to strict deadlines through appropriate Project Management methods and tools (PMBOK methods)


  • Company pension.
  • Health insurance.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Education reimbursement

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