Manufacturing Engineer

TE Connectivity (Galway, Ireland) 6 days ago

About TE Connectivity

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 


TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn , Facebook , WeChat and Twitter .

Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia. http://www.creganna.com/

Job Overview

Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer – Device Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support to Device Manufacturing, and the development of existing and new process technologies. 
 

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage a variable workload to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as yield, throughput, and productivity.
  • Support Manufacturing as the Manufacturing Engineer providing line support for technical issues.
  • Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Improve Manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Responsible for managing the Overall Equipment Performance (OEE) through the appropriate use of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Investigate new process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost-benefit of introduction.
  • Prepare product and process reports/presentations by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment.
  • Resolve quality and technical issues such that impact on product supply to customers is minimized.
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements within Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity.
  • Work as part of Production Support team to drive product and process improvements/developments.
  • Update Manufacturing procedures, specs as required through ECO process.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
What your background should look like:

Qualifications

  • Engineering level 8 degree, or equivalent qualification.
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

Key Requirements

  • Catheter assembly experience a definite advantage including braided shaft assembly and reflow, tip bonding and handle assembly.
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks and projects.
  • Jigs & Fixtures design and maintenance experience would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and statistics.
  • Demonstrate operating knowledge of Minitab software, would be an advantage.
  • SolidWorks /AutoCAD skills would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a dynamic, motivated & flexible approach to work with results-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA compliance.

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Competencies
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

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