Manufacturing Engineer

Waters (Wexford, Ireland) 2 days ago

An exciting and progressive opportunity to join the Wexford Engineering team, working in a dynamic state of the art facility, providing technical support and engineering leadership to the Instrumentation manufacturing department.

Technical Support

  • Provide on-going technical support to the production department and in particular the cleaning and metrology areas, including the diagnosis and resolution of faults, cost reduction initiatives, the control of change, and the resolution of any issues both in house and in the supply chain.
  • Analyse existing manufacturing processes internally and in the supply chain to initiate and develop manufacturing methods to improve safety, efficiencies, quality and cost for the organisation.
  • Monitor Production Metrics and take ownership of the resolution of any issues identified.

Project Work

  • Provide project plans with regular updates of progress vs schedule for all major projects.
  • Ensure that all projects, maintenance and services work carried out by and for the company, conforms to the agreed costs, specification, drawings and to any local or national regulations governing these activities.

Supplier Support

  • Participation in audits of critical/key suppliers to Waters Technologies Ireland in order to assess their competence and their compliance with Waters and all applicable regulatory/industry standards.
  • Provide technical support to the support to the supply chain as required.

New Product Introduction

  • Provide technical leadership for product transfers from NPI into Production, including the approval of new component parts and suppliers, the production of assembly procedures, the purchasing, installation and validation of new equipment and the training of production personnel.
  • To provide ‘DFM’ input to NPI designs by liaising closely with the R&D Design and NPI groups.


  • Ensure compliance with ISO9001:2000, ISO13485:2003, GMP and regulatory standards 21CFR Part 820 in all activities
  • Prepare full suite of Validation documents for major projects, e.g. Validation Plan, URS, 21 CFR Part 11 Assessment, IQ/OQ/PQ, Task reports & Final Validation Report.


  • Support and drive Lean /Six Sigma projects

  • B.Eng /B.Tech (Mechanical, Production) or equivalent academic qualifications
  • Previous industrial work experience in a regulated manufacturing environment – Aerospace, Semiconductor, Medical Device etc. with a focus on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
  • Strong mechanical skills, with practical experience in the use of 3D CAD, metrology equipment (CMM), cleaning and passivation systems and additive manufacturing.
  • Understanding of ISO 9000, ISO 13485 Quality systems.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, presentation and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as parts of a multi-disciplinary team as required

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Waters Wexford:

People create the Waters difference. By engaging with our talented and diverse workforce we continuously evolve, develop and enhance our state-of-the-art manufacturing and development facilities at Wexford. Deliver benefit at the world’s leading speciality measurement company where our advanced technologies include chromatography columns, solid-phase extraction devices, mass spectrometry instruments, software and reagent kits. The Wexford operation is a strategically important component of Waters Corporation’s global manufacturing footprint.

Are you ready to become a member of an inclusive and dynamic team and focus on providing

Manufacturing Engineer

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