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Manufacturing Engineer

Peter Paul Galligan
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Job Reference: JO-2101-65569_1613645544


Manufacturing Engineer

Permanent role

Reports to: Plant Manager - Ireland Operations

Job Summary:

Executes manufacturing engineering tasks under the direction of the plant manager. Supports daily production under the guidance of the global manufacturing engineering group. Performs work, which involves conventional engineering practice to maintain process control while also driving continuous improvement.

Essential Job Duties:

* Coordinates the activities of in-house service groups and outside suppliers for machine, equipment, tool and fixture fabrication

* When required, work with the craft, process and site utilities functional areas to assist with equipment breakdown, identify re-occurring equipment issues and implement corrective action plans

* Assists the global manufacturing engineering team with the introduction of new manufacturing processes and equipment to production

* Controls and optimizes existing manufacturing processes for the manufacturing of flexible containment products

* Assists with standardization, efficiency and work flow optimization, and cost reduction

* Supports the company's lean initiatives (5S, TPM, Standard Work, Gemba, etc.)

* Updates and maintains pFMEA documentation

* Improves and maintains systems to keep process parameters within acceptable tolerances; this includes environmental control where applicable

* Participates in and supports the daily operations accountability process

* Performs time studies to establish standards for production activities

* Assesses workload, writes specific task assignments, follows up to assure timely completion


* Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or related field of study (NFQ Level 7 or higher), plus at least a minimum of 5 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

* Demonstrate Mechanical skills

* Demonstrated time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines

* Knowledge of or ability to learn all operations utilizing the equipment in assigned area

* Must have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and related software applications; order processing systems; project management software, manufacturing software and database software

* PLC programming experience a plus

* Knowledge of CAD software a plus

Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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