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Design and improve manufacturing processes with global leader in medical innovations for structural heart disease

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

Position:

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

City & country:

Limerick , Ireland

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Your challenge:

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer applies knowledge of technical principles and Edwards systems/procedures to optimize manufacturing processes.

  • Identify and ensure implementation of opportunities to optimize/improve manufacturing processes including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) employing technical design skills to re-design/design of and ensure equipment, tools, fixtures, etc are up to standards
  • Develop complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols) to qualify and validate manufacturing processes; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports
  • Analyze and resolve complex Manufacturing and Compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations)
  • Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes
  • Lead and establish project plans to ensure deliverables are completed to customer’s expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.)
  • Oversee manufacturing support tasks; give instruction to technicians on conducting tests; train technicians and provide feedback; and coordinate technician work

Our offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance & Income Protection
  • 23 Days Annual Leave
  • Travel
  • Educational Assistance

Your experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, or equivalent engineering degree is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Quality or Manufacturing is required
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred
  • Strong documentation, communication and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
  • Basic understanding of statistical techniques
  • Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment required
  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Substantial understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work
  • Good leadership skills and ability to influence change
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing
  • Knowledge of applicable FDA regulations for medical device industry
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects
  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of  influence/control

About Limerick

With a population of 200,000, Limerick is Ireland's third largest city and is the capital of the midwest region. Located on the banks of the River Shannon, it is becoming known as the commercial and administrative centre of Ireland. Conveniently located just 25 kilometres from Shannon International Airport, which is cleared for US customs, you can get here from just about anywhere in the world. It has excellent road networks with 6 main motorways converging in the city. It is only 2.5 hours drive from Dublin and is served by an hourly bus service. For such a large city the traffic is surprisingly manageable and most commutes are over in under 30 minutes. Along with the lower cost of living in Limerick, it's no wonder so many people are choosing to relocate here.

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About Ireland

Millions of expats have chosen to come, live and work in the Republic of Ireland. This English speaking European island has been influencing the world for generations. With good political and cultural connections with the EU, Britain and the US, Ireland is in a very strong position economically. With great job opportunities, a thriving industry and attractive lifestyle, it’s no wonder Ireland is an attractive prospect for ambitious individuals looking to further their career.

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

City & country:

Limerick , Ireland

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