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Extrusion Technician

Nordson

Galway
30+ days ago
Galway
30+ days ago

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart.Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL workswithdoctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond. 

Purpose of position:

As an Extrusion Technician you will be involved with identifying, developing and introducing new extrusion technology. Liaising with sales, customers and suppliers and internal product design engineers to specify customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria and materials. Liaising with production to ensure extrusion equipment and processes are in place and capable. You also will be involved with the introduction of new equipment/technologies or new processes into the extrusion area or other assigned projects.

Principal Duties and responsibilities:

Manage, develop and validate new extrusion process including running extrusion trials for new product /product iterations and new technology to demonstrate capability and meet KPI’s.

Identify, specify, introduce, manage and validate new equipment and technologies in the extrusion area. Provide technical input and leadership on problem solving, resolve technical processing issues and implement process improvements in the extrusion dept.

Provide product line support for the engineering & production extrusion dept. creates documentation for extrusion equipment and process. Plan, write and execute validations for extrusion component process and technology. Control new product/process/technology introductions or changes and maintain records in accordance with the Nordson Medical quality systems to the requirements of ISO 13485 and FDC 21 CFR

Continually attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and new materials and communicate and train extrusion personnel. Support the development of new business by working with internal design engineers, sales and customers on product and process development including costing review, feasibility studies, project timelines and technical capability assessments.

Drive the Nordson medical centre of extrusion excellence by relentlessly focusing on continuous improvement in processes, capability, equipment and business processes as well as identification of advancements in materials or equipment appropriate to be introduced to Nordson Medical.

Introduce improvement initiatives as assigned including investigations, trouble shooting, driving effective determination of root cause and championing a structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principals.

Person Specification:

  • Primary degree or equivalent in Polymer, manufacturing or mechanical engineering;

  • 8 to 10 years Extrusion process experience;

  • 3 to 5 years Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential;

  • Hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge are essential;

  • Be a self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills;

  • A Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability.

Travel: Less than 5% (other Nordson divisions and customers)

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart.Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL workswithdoctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond. 

Purpose of position:

As an Extrusion Technician you will be involved with identifying, developing and introducing new extrusion technology. Liaising with sales, customers and suppliers and internal product design engineers to specify customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria and materials. Liaising with production to ensure extrusion equipment and processes are in place and capable. You also will be involved with the introduction of new equipment/technologies or new processes into the extrusion area or other assigned projects.

Principal Duties and responsibilities:

Manage, develop and validate new extrusion process including running extrusion trials for new product /product iterations and new technology to demonstrate capability and meet KPI’s.

Identify, specify, introduce, manage and validate new equipment and technologies in the extrusion area. Provide technical input and leadership on problem solving, resolve technical processing issues and implement process improvements in the extrusion dept.

Provide product line support for the engineering & production extrusion dept. creates documentation for extrusion equipment and process. Plan, write and execute validations for extrusion component process and technology. Control new product/process/technology introductions or changes and maintain records in accordance with the Nordson Medical quality systems to the requirements of ISO 13485 and FDC 21 CFR

Continually attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and new materials and communicate and train extrusion personnel. Support the development of new business by working with internal design engineers, sales and customers on product and process development including costing review, feasibility studies, project timelines and technical capability assessments.

Drive the Nordson medical centre of extrusion excellence by relentlessly focusing on continuous improvement in processes, capability, equipment and business processes as well as identification of advancements in materials or equipment appropriate to be introduced to Nordson Medical.

Introduce improvement initiatives as assigned including investigations, trouble shooting, driving effective determination of root cause and championing a structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principals.

Person Specification:

  • Primary degree or equivalent in Polymer, manufacturing or mechanical engineering;

  • 8 to 10 years Extrusion process experience;

  • 3 to 5 years Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential;

  • Hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge are essential;

  • Be a self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills;

  • A Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability.

Travel: Less than 5% (other Nordson divisions and customers)

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Sigmar

Galway, Galway
2 days ago
Galway, Galway
2 days ago

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Here in Galway, I'm recruiting for an experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join a small but expanding medical device company. This is a permanent job and you will join a team of 4 experienced Engineers within the Manufacturing Group. You will focus on manufacturing and process development activities while working closely with R&D.

Your Responsibilities:

  • As as a Senior Engineer, you will frequently interact with product stakeholders (e.g. external vendors, production, quality, etc.) to identify opportunities and develop appropriate strategies
  • Work with and lead internal cross-functional teams and contract manufacturers or design firms to ensure system design, architecture, and verification/validation meets design input.
  • Evaluate external technologies and strategically identify opportunities to implement them.
  • You will serve as a key communicator from the customer to the design team.
  • As the Technical Expert (subject matter expert), you will be responsible for contributing and solving complex projects/issues as they arise.
  • Project Management: Create, drive, communicate & execute project plans, tasks and deliverables.
  • Develops processes, materials and solutions through in house and out of house development paths.
  • Use structured problem-solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers & technicians.

Your Background:

  • Level 8 Engineering or Science Degree.
  • Experienced Engineer with 5 years in a medical device environment.
  • Experience with medical products such as large calibre delivery systems is an advantage
  • Product and process development skills in medical devices a must
  • Strong knowledge of materials and process capabilities for catheter based medical device implants
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to use statistical techniques, six sigma and DFSS methodology
  • Proficient in solid works, ACAD and FE
  • Ability to work within a team; fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with company objectives.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to enhance collaboration and written skills to prepare/execute/communicate plans and reports
  • Strategic Planner with successful scheduling & execution results

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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Manufacturing Engineer NPI/Projects

Sigmar

Galway, Galway
2 days ago
Galway, Galway
2 days ago

Manufacturing Engineer

Come join a company who is passionate about saving lives, developing the newest technologies for the treatment of some of healthcare’s toughest problems and the lives of their employees.

My client, a leading medical device company based in Galway, are seeking enthusiastic, technical and hard-working engineers to join their Manufacturing teams.

We have positions available in NPI, Projects and Line Support.

What they can offer you:

  • A Career with a Meaningful Purpose
  • A Collaborative Culture
  • A defined Career Development plan
  • The Opportunity to Develop and Innovate
  • Competitive Benefits
  • An excellent Work-Life Balance
  • Dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility

Your Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots new products / process working closely with product development.
  • Continually seeks to drive / improvements in process design, layout and operational performance.
  • Demonstrates good working knowledge and application of validation techniques and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Actively promotes and participates in a cross -functional teamwork environment.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.
  • Gives technical guidance to Associate Engineers and technicians.
  • Is an influential team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and Site objectives.
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.

 

Your Background/Skills:

  • A Level 8 Degree (240 Credits) or equivalent in an Engineering or Science related discipline.
  • A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience working at Engineering level, ideally within the Medical Device industry or another highly regulated environment.
  • Project Management experience desirable but not essential.

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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MDR/Vigilance Specialist

HRM Recruit

Galway, Galway
26 days ago
Galway, Galway
26 days ago

Our client is a global leader in the Medical Devices industry sector. They have undergone significant growth in the past year, and are seeking an experienced MDR/Vigilance Specialist to join the team at their state-of-the-art facility in Galway on a 12 month contract basis. Fully remote working options are available.
The Role
Duties and responsibilities of the MDR/Vigilance Specialist will include but are not limited to:
  • Oversight of complaint handling activities for a wide range of products
  • Overseeing secondary approval of regulatory reporting decisions
  • Timely submission of US Medical Device Report (MDR) and EU Vigilance Reports to external regulatory agencies
  • Support the response to any queries received from regulatory agencies in relation to complaint events or post market regulatory reports
  • Support complaint trend analysis and annual post market surveillance reports for various products
  • Support risk management, risk analysis and health hazard analysis associated with complaint/post-market information
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Ensure complete and accurate maintenance and reporting of Medical Device Reports (MDRs), Adverse Drug Experience (ADE) data or adverse reaction data as required by regulatory agencies
  • Act as a liaison internally and with external collaborators to develop programs and processes to meet regulatory reporting requirements

The Person
You will have skills and experience in the following:
  • BSc and 2+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Candidates with a clinical/medical background will also be considered (e.g. registered nurse or experience in physiological or clinical measurement science)
  • Experience/understanding of complaint handling or CAPA processes are desirable
  • Audit experience desirable
  • Must be a dynamic team player who can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
  • Must be focused on patient safety and customer service, set high standards, instils operational excellence, drive accountability and model ethical behaviour

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.
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Key Account Manager

FRS Recruitment

Galway, Galway
Today
Galway, Galway
Today

Key Account Manager: Connacht
Medical Device/Consumables
Key Account Manager, you will ensure service to our Key Accounts, tailored to meet their needs. You will add value to customers by pro-actively advising on up to date best practice, products, and cost-saving initiatives while maximizing the revenue and profitability associated with our key customers
Key Account Manager
  • Responsible for the relationship with key accounts ensuring that service levels and customer satisfaction is maintained by identifying key departmental decision-makers and influencers
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Key Accounts business including current and projected demand patterns, strategic initiatives, and supplier expectations, solving issues and troubleshooting, risk.
  • Negotiation of long-term supply contracts with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply for the customer and revenue
  • Responsible for sales budgets and business plan for key accounts ensuring target is achieved on an annual basis
  • Leverage the knowledge of internal product specialists to assist with new business opportunities
  • Manage the Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) process for Key Accounts and monitor customer stock levels
  • Ensure that all potential new business is identified, and act on these opportunities
  • Build relationships with key suppliers to ensure that we can negotiate the best possible terms for our key customers

Requirements of Key Account Manager
  • Strong Key Account Management experience with the ability to commute with stakeholders at a senior level
  • Key Account and or Sales experience within the Medical Industry
  • Experience in working with customers who have FDA regulated products an advantage
  • Sales focused with the ability to identify opportunities
  • Exceptional commercial ability, capable of negotiating and executing on significant commercial deals
  • Clean full driving license

Excellent Basic + Commission Structure
Leading the way in the Recruitment of Sales Professionals
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Complaints Technical Investigator Engineer

Sigmar

Galway, Galway
2 days ago
Galway, Galway
2 days ago

Complaints Technical Investigator Engineer

Reporting to the Senior QA Engineer, this position has been created due to the growth of the company. The successful candidate will ensure the execution of technical investigations of all complaints (including feedback) in a thorough and timely manner, in line with the company procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • To perform Technical Analysis of returned products
  • Identify the actual nature of the device non-conformance
  • Perform a Technical Analysis of the procedure angiographic data (Angiograms, X-Ray, Ultrasound etc.) as part of the investigation into the cause of a complaint.
  • Analyse the anatomical circumstances in which the Complaint arose and consider these in the context of the complaint occurrence and investigation.
  • Liaise with the Chief Medical officer in the execution of the above activities, so as to benefit from the CMO expert opinion
  • Liaise with Physicians, Hospital Staff, Distributors, Suppliers as necessary to ensure a well-informed, thorough, and timely investigation.
  • Consider the need for Corrective and Preventive actions (CAPA) that arise from the investigation and ensure that these are initiated in the CAPA system
  • Perform a review of the Risk Management File in order to determine if an update to the Risk Management file is required and ensure this is initiated.

Education:

  • Upwards of 4 years’ experience in a medical device manufacturing environment. This must include significant experience in the Design and Manufacture of Vascular Stents and Stent Delivery Systems
  • Educated at minimum to a Diploma Level in an Engineering, Science or Quality Assurance discipline is required
  • A formal qualification in a discipline that ensures a solid understanding of the vascular anatomy is highly desirable
  • Training in the analysis/interpretation of clinical angiographic data is essential

 

To apply for this position please contact Chloe Walsh at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455305 E:   chloe.walsh@sigmar.ie  

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.  Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent

 

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Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert

Sigmar

Connacht, Galway
2 days ago
Connacht, Galway
2 days ago

Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert

This role is responsible for supporting the clients Secure Lifecycle Program (SLP), primarily in accordance with the clients policy and process requirements
Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Acts as the point of contact providing regulatory compliance and quality guidance and expertise related to the scope of the SLP policy and process
  • Be responsible for the implementation, oversight and improvement of the SLP policy including dependencies with Production and Process Control, Design Control, Supplier Management, Distribution Control, Risk Management, Computer System Validation, CAPA/Non-Conformance, Quality & Supplier Audits, Packaging & Labelling Control, and others, as appropriate
  • Provides SLP guidance and direction to the business units in the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the Quality Management Systems for product and non-products; communicates the importance of an effective and compliant Quality Management System w.r.t. SLP to all employees and assesses and reports on effectiveness to program management
  • Responsible for training or overseeing training of all staff relative to applicable Quality Management System requirements of the SLP policy and process. Ensures Quality and Regulatory personnel professional development through interactions (e.g. on the job learning) and formalized training of SLP practices
  • Measure effectiveness of the SLP process adoption in the Quality Management System and ensures continuous improvements
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.
    Responsible to understand and maintain awareness of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned
  • Key position competencies: Problem solver, effective trainer, independent worker, excellent delegation ability, managerial courage and conviction, interpersonal savviness, able to manage vision and purpose, ability to work with cross cultural teams, composure under pressure and able to build effective teams

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or Medicine with a minimum of 10 years medical device industry experience, particularly within in vitro diagnostics or other related regulatory affairs environment.  Experience with Security, Internet Technology, Risk Management and Privacy Practices
  • Practical knowledge leadership with well-developed interpersonal, communication skills; management and motivation experience of groups or indirect teams
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality Systems, including successful interactions with regulatory bodies
  • Must be able to interpret country regulations and guidelines on cybersecurity, and to convert these into practical and pragmatic deliverables.  Practical knowledge of regulations (e.g. US FDA cybersecurity guidance) and standards (e.g. ISO 27001)
  • Must have a strategic perspective and be capable of synthesizing information and prior experience from multiple sources to build efficient and successful SLP compliance and quality strategies for the organization
  • Must be able to work effectively in a cross-functional environment, achieving regulatory compliance though teamwork, facilitation and influence
  • Must have demonstrated written and verbal presentation skills, including ability to articulate complex concepts with clarity. MUST have advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Excel
  • Must be well organized and attentive to detail, approaches tasks in a rational manner and capable of providing support and direction to others
  • Must have prior practical program/project management experience.

 

 

To apply for this position please contact Chloe Walsh at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455305 E:   chloe.walsh@sigmar.ie  

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.  Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent

 

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R&D Engineer 1( New HC)

Integer

Galway
6 days ago
Galway
6 days ago
At Integer, our vision and values are embedded in everything we do!
If you want to work for an organization that values customer focus, teamwork, respect, integrity, communication and innovation, apply now!
JOB SUMMARY:
This position provides product design & engineering support for new or existing catheter and guidewire products. In this position, the R&D engineer works as part of the development team bringing a variety of products from conceptualization to commercial ready. He/she learns to use and apply professional concepts while making effective contributions to the business.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Integer Ireland including a variety of job related tasks, which may not be specific to this position profile.
Accountabilities include:
The main function of this role is to support or lead development of new products meeting business needs and through the adherence to internal procedure and regulatory requirements. Adheres to Integer core values and all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to Medical device regulations, Safety regulation, Environmental and Security Management Systems regulation, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgement in making minor adaptations and modifications. Analyzes data and makes recommendations for change to products and processes. Recognizes discrepancies in results and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes. Reviews test procedures and plans prior to implementation, conducts failure analysis and inspection on products, processes and materials. Investigates, develops and implements new process technologies of limited scope. Executes on various initiatives as required by supervisor. Prepares product documentation, engineering reports documenting results, conclusions and provides recommendations for next steps as appropriate. Prepares presentations and delivers results to project teams.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
+ Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Material Science.
+ 0-3 years’ experience in a similar manufacturing environment.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
+ FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in mechanical or biomechanical engineering.
+ BUSINESS ACUMEN: Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience.
+ LEADERSHIP: Accountable for technical contributions to the team.
+ PROBLEM SOLVING: Seeks to identify innovative approaches to solve standard problems; analyzes information and utilizes standards practices to make judgements.
+ IMPACT: Impacts own work and contributes to achievement of team goals and objectives.
+ COMMUNICATION & INTERACTION: Exchanges information, asks questions and checks for understanding.OTHER:Knowledge of engineering theories, methods and work measurement techniques.
+ Knowledge of techniques and tools for develop manufacturing products and processes is an advantage e.g. DoE, statistical techniques, sampling size, six sigma, minitab etc..
+ Proficiency and experience in 2D and 3D CAD Modelling using Solidworks or equivalent is an advantage.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS.
+ Primarily work in a sitting position.
+ Occasional must be able to carry up to 10 lbs and lift up to 24 lbs.
+ Complete Plant Mobility MENTAL DEMANDS
+ As per skills & Knowledge section. WORKING CONDITIONS:
+ Day-shift operation, but may be required to change working hours or work other shift patterns occasionally as project responsibility dictates. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP AND PRESENCE OR SUPERVISOR.
+ This position reports directly to an Engineering Lead (Senior R&D Engineer or higher).
+ Receives supervision and works directly from an Engineering project list.
Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR) is the largest medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer in the world serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, orthopedics, vascular, advanced surgical and power solution markets. The company provides innovative, high quality medical technologies that enhance the lives of patients worldwide. In addition, it develops batteries for high-end niche applications in energy, military, and environmental markets. The company’s brands include Greatbatch Medical, Lake Region Medical and Electrochem. Additional information is available at https://integer.net .
Integer is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, veteran or military status past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law. Greatbatch Integer complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law. Consistent with those legal requirements, Integer will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with a disability if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel believe you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at
716-759-5739.
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Senior Supplier Engineer

Sigmar

Galway City, Galway
25 days ago
Galway City, Galway
25 days ago

Senior Supplier Engineer | Galway | Permanent.

Our client, a global leader within the Medical Device industry is looking for a Senior Supplier Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.  

You will be a part of the Materials Supplier Engineering Team where you will be concentrating on all aspects of supplier selections, processes, and material changes.

What you will be responsible for:

  • You will be the technical lead on teams which have representatives from various departments.
  • You will be responsible for Establishing & Achieving business objectives of the Team in terms of Quality, Cost and Service.
  • You will provide guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements
  • You will drive continuous improvement of quality and quality systems, service capability and total cost of ownership throughout the supply chain.
  • You will support investigations of material quality.
  • You will also ensure that adequate Corrective Actions are identified, implemented, and controlled by Suppliers.
  • You will work with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business units to ensure that components meet established requirements.
  • You will contribute to the development, maintenance and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • You will develop new Supply sources with Procurement Team.
  • You will identify and drive Material Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s) throughout the Supply.
  • You will communicate effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders.

What we need from you:

  • Bachelor of Science (NFQ level 8/ 240 credits) in Engineering, Life Science or Physics.
  • People management experience is mandatory. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in Supplier Management.
  • Experience in Medical Device industry is preferred.
  • 6 Sigma qualification an advantage.
  • General knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards
  • At ease working under general direction regarding the progress of projects and special assignments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Supplier interaction is an advantage.

What we can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Benefits.
  • Career Growth.
  • Life - Work integration.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.

If you are intersted in this job, please apply with a copy of your updated CV to Rebecca O'Connor at ROconnor@sigmar.ie 

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30+ days ago

Description

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart.Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL workswithdoctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond. 

Purpose of position:

As an Extrusion Technician you will be involved with identifying, developing and introducing new extrusion technology. Liaising with sales, customers and suppliers and internal product design engineers to specify customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria and materials. Liaising with production to ensure extrusion equipment and processes are in place and capable. You also will be involved with the introduction of new equipment/technologies or new processes into the extrusion area or other assigned projects.

Principal Duties and responsibilities:

Manage, develop and validate new extrusion process including running extrusion trials for new product /product iterations and new technology to demonstrate capability and meet KPI’s.

Identify, specify, introduce, manage and validate new equipment and technologies in the extrusion area. Provide technical input and leadership on problem solving, resolve technical processing issues and implement process improvements in the extrusion dept.

Provide product line support for the engineering & production extrusion dept. creates documentation for extrusion equipment and process. Plan, write and execute validations for extrusion component process and technology. Control new product/process/technology introductions or changes and maintain records in accordance with the Nordson Medical quality systems to the requirements of ISO 13485 and FDC 21 CFR

Continually attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and new materials and communicate and train extrusion personnel. Support the development of new business by working with internal design engineers, sales and customers on product and process development including costing review, feasibility studies, project timelines and technical capability assessments.

Drive the Nordson medical centre of extrusion excellence by relentlessly focusing on continuous improvement in processes, capability, equipment and business processes as well as identification of advancements in materials or equipment appropriate to be introduced to Nordson Medical.

Introduce improvement initiatives as assigned including investigations, trouble shooting, driving effective determination of root cause and championing a structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principals.

Person Specification:

  • Primary degree or equivalent in Polymer, manufacturing or mechanical engineering;

  • 8 to 10 years Extrusion process experience;

  • 3 to 5 years Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential;

  • Hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge are essential;

  • Be a self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills;

  • A Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability.

Travel: Less than 5% (other Nordson divisions and customers)

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart.Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL workswithdoctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond. 

Purpose of position:

As an Extrusion Technician you will be involved with identifying, developing and introducing new extrusion technology. Liaising with sales, customers and suppliers and internal product design engineers to specify customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria and materials. Liaising with production to ensure extrusion equipment and processes are in place and capable. You also will be involved with the introduction of new equipment/technologies or new processes into the extrusion area or other assigned projects.

Principal Duties and responsibilities:

Manage, develop and validate new extrusion process including running extrusion trials for new product /product iterations and new technology to demonstrate capability and meet KPI’s.

Identify, specify, introduce, manage and validate new equipment and technologies in the extrusion area. Provide technical input and leadership on problem solving, resolve technical processing issues and implement process improvements in the extrusion dept.

Provide product line support for the engineering & production extrusion dept. creates documentation for extrusion equipment and process. Plan, write and execute validations for extrusion component process and technology. Control new product/process/technology introductions or changes and maintain records in accordance with the Nordson Medical quality systems to the requirements of ISO 13485 and FDC 21 CFR

Continually attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and new materials and communicate and train extrusion personnel. Support the development of new business by working with internal design engineers, sales and customers on product and process development including costing review, feasibility studies, project timelines and technical capability assessments.

Drive the Nordson medical centre of extrusion excellence by relentlessly focusing on continuous improvement in processes, capability, equipment and business processes as well as identification of advancements in materials or equipment appropriate to be introduced to Nordson Medical.

Introduce improvement initiatives as assigned including investigations, trouble shooting, driving effective determination of root cause and championing a structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principals.

Person Specification:

  • Primary degree or equivalent in Polymer, manufacturing or mechanical engineering;

  • 8 to 10 years Extrusion process experience;

  • 3 to 5 years Medical device or manufacturing experience is essential;

  • Hands on experience in extrusion and plastics material knowledge are essential;

  • Be a self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills;

  • A Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability.

Travel: Less than 5% (other Nordson divisions and customers)

Source: Nordson