Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: MEM100818
  • Date Posted August 10, 2018

Our client, a leading medical device company in Limerick currently has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join their team. This is a full time permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits.


  • Identify cost reduction and yield/efficiency improvement opportunities (process design) and guide team in the successful implementation of same on existing devices.
  • Provide engineering input and support for the investigation and resolution of Non Conformances associated with devices post release to market.
  • Provide engineering input and support to those responsible for Vendor instigated changes.
  • Responsible for process engineering layout plans and implementation in relation to line extensions or redesign.
  • Liaise with R&D and Process Development teams to ensure the effective transfer of new devices from Development to Sustaining cycles.
  • Provide guidance on designing and Developing Jigs and Fixtures for Manufacturing and Product Development.
  • Oversee equipment design and the application of machine controls to production equipment.
  • Manage all occurrence of out of Calibration equipment.
  • Maintenance of those elements of the Risk management file for existing devices, for which engineering is responsible, including for example dFMEA, pFMEA, Risk Benefit Analysis.
  • Support the post market surveillance of devices in terms of complaint investigation and risk analysis.
  • Mentoring, coaching and development of direct reports to attain best performance.
  • Perform routine appraisals to deliver best results and to obtain the maximum team performance.
  • Manage the activities of the Sustaining Engineering team and hold regular team meetings.
  • Ensure KPI’s and business metrics are achieved.
  • Work closely to build effective relationships with Production, Quality and Regulatory teams.
  • Benchmark systems and processes against best industry practice and modify and develop accordingly to further improve operations efficiencies.
  • Responsible for operating general internal quality systems and documentation.
  • Act as a Designee for the Senior Engineering Manager or Team Lead Engineer for change control review as per Quality System Procedures.


  • Formal production/engineering qualification and relevant experience in both manufacturing engineering and/or device development.
  • Strong proven people management skills – a minimum of 5 years previous experience in a supervisory position leading and motivating a group of talented engineering staff.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong knowledge of medical device quality standards ISO13485/FDA practices and GMP or similar regulated industry standards.

For more information on this position please call Rachael O’Rourke on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch.

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For more information on this position please call Rachael O’Rourke on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch.

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