Engineering Manufacturing Manager

Fastnet – The Talent Group


We are recruiting an Engineering Manager for our leading MedTech client in Wexford, this is a permanent role with a competitive package.


Engineering Manager

The Successful candidate will manage activities and allocate resources within the manufacturing engineering area, to ensure complete engineering support is provided to meet department and company goals.


  • Provide technical support for the day to day Manufacturing Engineering functions that support the operation of the manufacturing plant.
  • Coordinates manufacturing engineering department activities to ensure that equipment and processes required for each product are developed, qualified, validated, maintained and designed for manufacturability.
  • Responsibility includes the delivery of stable manufacturing and associated back office processes through the management of standard work, and the development of in-depth process expertise driving continuous improvement.
  • Identifies areas and means to improve manufacturing processes and equipment and product quality on existing product and processes
  • Recruits, coaches and develops organisational talent.
  • Keeps the organisations vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Apply engineering methods in the design, development, utilisation, maintenance, and cost-control of processes and equipment used to build products, improve quality and reduce costs of such processes and products.
  • Ensure proactive response to all customer complaints
  • Drive a continuous improvement philosophy and manage continuous improvement initiatives to reduce variation and promote predictable process performance
  • Overall control and application of best practice Engineering and Maintenance methods leading to World Class Manufacturing performance.
  • Support the introduction of new technologies and new products from other sites. This will include taking products from R&D and developing efficient manufacturing processes
  • Ensure those who report to you maintain the highest standards of personal performance as fits world class engineering & maintenance organisations.
  • Preparation and management of department budgets
  • Ensure open communication and co-operation with Operations and Quality Assurance for the rapid recommendation and implementation of changes necessary to correct problems or improve the products and processes.
  • Develop, implement and supervise facilities related corrective and preventative maintenance functions and services.
  • Ensure the building and plant equipment is maintained to a standard appropriate to a medical device company.


  • B.Eng Degree or equivalent.
  • Masters Degree in Lean Operations, Engineering or equivalent an advantage.
  • Six Sigma green belt. Black belt an advantage.

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