We are pleased to be recruiting for a Moulding Engineer.
Our client is a leading provider of complex extrusions, finished catheters and devices to the minimally invasive medical device industry. Specialising in providing design and manufacturing expertise for a wide variety of extrusion and catheter based medical devices.
The Company operates from three facilities with a team of over 400, operating in a combined workspace of over 150,000sqft.
Job Title/ Position: Moulding Engineer
Location: Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Third level engineering qualification (minimum Bachelor’s Degree) in Polymer, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering. Significant experience (15yr+) will be considered in lieu of minimum qualification
2+ years’ experience in Injection Moulding, Mould Tooling, Materials, Ancillary equipment and repair and maintenance of all related equipment
Experience and knowledge of medical device environment including clean room manufacture, validations, process controls, etc would be of advantage
This involves but is not limited to:
Primary responsibility to provide Polymer Processing, Tooling, and Engineering expertise for the range of client products and plastic raw materials.
Responsible for defining and implementing innovative engineering technologies, which will deliver highly efficient and cost-effective processes and equipment improvements.
Keeping up to date with new technological developments and to maintain and develop moulding standards
To provide technical support to Customer, Toolmakers & R&D/NPI when spec’ing out Mould tools and Materials
To provide Production support and Maintenance Activities as required
Training and Mentoring of Technicians and Operators as required
Participation in on-going Process Improvement activities
Support the quotation team in relation to Mould tool and Mould Assembly activity
Maintain high standards of safety and housekeeping to ensure area, machines and equipment are maintained in a safe and clean condition.
Monitor production and adjust parameters within acceptable ranges to optimise quality and performance ensuring components are run as close to nominal as possible unless instructed otherwise.
Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with company quality system requirements.
Plan and execute projects to ensure that project timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
Engage with the appropriate personnel in the identification and resolution of Corrective/Preventative actions to address Quality, Technical, and Manufacturing issues.
Liaise closely with Operations team to ensure Manufacturing and R&D/NPI activities are scheduled and completed to the required standard
Develop Moulding process, either on own or with Process Engineers for new products using our Scientific Injection Moulding process development approach to optimize new raw materials, tooling, and technologies.
Flexibility to travel between Suppliers, Toolmakers, and customers.
Ensure that all production and processes are run as cost effectively as possible.
Minimise set up and cycle times.
Minimise waste of resins, defect components etc.
Minimise process variability and ensure that products are ran at nominal as far as practical unless otherwise instructed
Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
Be aware of the potential environmental impacts associated with your work and the implications of non-conformance.
Contribute to enhanced energy performance by conservation of energy where possible (Lighting, Equipment, Air Conditioning etc).
Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management systems through participation, providing feedback/ suggestions for improvement and by reporting accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss/ illness, good catch and environmental incidents in a timely manner.
Flexible Working (4-day week)