BackBack to menu

Forgotten password

Enter your email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password

Polymer Man. Technician (Extrusion) - Medical Devices - Galway

€ 1 - 1 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
12 Apr 2019
26 Jul 2019

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway, Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:

Polymer Manufacturing Technician (Extrusion)

The successful candidate will utilize their technical skills in the generation and development of polymer medical device products and extrusion process technologies.

The working hours of this role are Wednesday to Saturday -- Day shift

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Engineering support to assigned production lines ensuring products manufactured conform to quality standards and specifications.

Responsible for initiating the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.

Working as part of a team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.

Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives.

Offer technical support to the TPM team in all areas.

Identify, gain approval and complete continuous improvement projects.

Effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.

Compile and report equipment/line metrics for review.

Prioritise issues in conjunction with production supervisors.

Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues.

Installation and validation of process equipment and fixtures.

Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.

Seeks technical advice from engineers or supervisor for complex problems.

Performs other related duties and tasks as required.


Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline polymer related subjects are desirable), or relevant trade qualification.

Minimum of 5 years' experience in a related field, preferably in extrusion technologies

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

PC skills including standard offices packages.

PLC programming experience is an advantage.

Ability to work well as a team member.

Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.

Experience of automation an advantage.

Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history.

Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, 8-Step problem solving and 5S.

Training in Six Sigma or other related disciplines.

Experience in PLC's, Electrical schematics, pneumatics, and CE Marking.

AutoCAD or Solid Works would be an advantage.

Medical device experience would also be an advantage.

REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer and negotiable


Please forward CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404

Ref: NET - 175356

Head Hunt International - 146 jobs
This job was posted to Biomedical in Galway

Recommended Similar Jobs