Manufacturing - Engineer

Job Overview

Are you a "hands-on" engineer keen to continue learning looking for your next ME job in the North West?

Do you come from a strong manufacturing/production background (ideally injection moulding although this is not a must have for this manufacturing engineering job)


Are you a recent graduate with a relevant engineering qualification looking to kickstart their career in manufacturing?

If so, this is the career advancing manufacturing engineer job that you have been looking for?


My client is a long established manufacturing company in the North West, in operation for over 40 years and a market leader in their field servicing clients in the healthcare, aviation, heavy industrial, & retail sectors across the globe.
Currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer they are a multi-national organisation with over 40 sites across Europe, S America, Asia. Their Irish site in the Northwest is a medium sized operation employing about 100 people in total.
So a role here offers the best of both worlds where you get to work for a large multi-national but in a medium sized site where you'll wont be pigeon holed and where you will get the opportunity to work across different areas/functions which often is not the case in larger plants/operations.


Reporting to the Production Manager as Manufacturing Engineer you will spend significant time in the injection moulding area and be heavily involved in the introduction of new products and projects and new tooling procurement and validation.
You will be strong advocate/proponent of Continuous Improvement / Lean and as Manufacturing Engineer some of your key duties will include

  • Provide quality engineering support to all products produced in the value streams manufacturing processes, from incoming materials, material pre and post processing, moulding, assembly, final audit and shipping

  • Support the day to day manufacturing operation environment to allow operations to meet its targets

  • TPS/LEAN main point of contact for the implementation execution. Facilitator if required for Continuous Improvement / Lean/TPS/Production management system

  • Responsible for process improvement, such as cycle time improvement, usage of utilities, cost reduction, increase in yield & minimizing waste

  • Work with Production Manager on introduction projects for new products introduction, new tools


Ideally you will have 2-3 years post grad experience in a relevant Production/Manufacturing Engineering role.
Previous experience in an injection moulding facility would be a big plus and you'll be used to providing quality engineering support to all products and be used to working with production systems such as TPS, TPM, OEE or equivalent.

HOWEVER if you are a recent graduate with a relevant qualification and are looking to begin your career in the manufacturing sector my client is also open to bringing in a junior engineer and training them up in the manufacturing engineer job


While my client is ideally looking for an experienced manufacturing/production/process engineer they will also consider graduate engineers who hold a relevant degree and are keen to kickstart their manufacturing career.
There is a competitive salary between €30k-€50k doe along with a comprehensive suite of benefits including 26 days AL!
You'll be getting the opportunity to work in a beautiful part of Ireland with access to great beaches, great surf spots and a more relaxed pace of life than in Dublin, Cork & Galway.

Sound like your cup of tea, then don't delay and apply today!

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