Industrial Engineer

Job Overview

Are you an SME in the likes of lean, six sigma, manufacturing, automation and industrial engineering and to take the next step in your career with one of the world's leading med device companies?

Would you like to work for a company that produces products that both enhance and saves lives?

Are you a Lean specialist who enjoys working in a dynamic & metrics focused environment?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Industrial Engineer to join a large Limerick based multinational medical device company on an initial 12-month contract.

This employer of choice offers fantastic career progression as well as a very attractive salary & benefits package.


As Industrial Engineer one of your primary functions will be to engage and provide leadership to the business in the investigation, analysis and implementation of optimized lean / six sigma methodologies such as; lead-time, productivity, first pass yield, inventory reduction, cost reduction, space utilisation

Some of the other key elements of the role will include

· Develop and implement best practices and procedures for Industrial Engineering.

· Support and lead value improvement and waste elimination projects (Kai-Zen) that drive plant and company performance improvements while promoting the development and advancement of the lean culture.

Support process improvement and cost reduction activities within business units and functions, focussing on increasing the ratio of value-add to non-value add activities, promoting flow and eliminating waste

Provide coaching to team members in lean / six sigma principles and the application of lean tools including ensuring sustainability of the industrial engineering system

Support the delivery of BU and Functional KPI's


You will be degree qualified and have a minimum of 5 years' experience in an engineering, process improvement, lean or operations excellence type of role
As Industrial Engineer you will have an excellent knowledge of lean principles as well as being an effective decision maker with a proven technical track record.


As Industrial Engineer you will work in a cutting edge world class manufacturing environment where the demands are great but where there is huge opportunity to progress your career and advance your technical expertise with a company that put a premium on talent development and employee engagement.

You also get the opportunity to work with a company that enhances patient's lives globally with an extremely competitive salary and benefits package that includes pension, healthcare, bonus & educational assistance.


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