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Process Equipment Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 19/12/2017
  • Job reference: J379003A

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Process Equipment Engineer

Process Equipment Engineer required to join a leading medical device manufacturing facility in Waterford. This role will be to develop/design and implement cost justified process and equipment improvements with minimal impact to production operating under a 24/7 environment.


  • Co-ordination of Front End technician daily activities
  • Identify and eliminate repetitious machine failures
  • Provide consultative support to the Manufacturing and Maintenance groups
  • Utilise Lean Six Sigma tools and data to drive continuous improvement
  • Develop and Implement Safety and Quality improvements
  • Develop methods to ensure personnel engaged in operations\maintenance activities have sufficient knowledge to perform their assigned tasks
  • Prepare design specifications and associated documentation for equipment and system upgrades
  • Fault-finding \ troubleshooting of equipment and process issues
  • Implement improvements under change control
  • Develop Functional and Detailed Design Specifications from formal and informal User Requirement Specifications
  • Be familiar with 21 CFR part 820 guidelines
  • Present, where appropriate, technical data to internal/external audit and inspection groups
  • Ensure Health and Safety Regulations and Procedure are adhered to at all times for self and others


  • Bachelors in Engineering (mechanical \ electronic) preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years in technical role in high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Injection Moulding experience preferred
  • Solidworks experience preferred
  • Six sigma experience preferred
  • Good problem solving abilities - able to identify facts, consider alternative approaches and evaluate the most appropriate action
  • Medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
  • Experience working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control is preferred.

For more information contact Paul on 01 6455 250 or email