Manufacturing Engineer Mulitiple Fixed Term Roles Posted Date: August 22, 2013



Job Description

Join the global team that transforms patients? lives.
 
Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine.  The medical solutions we pioneer enable people to go on living the lives they love. We help clinicians improve patients? lives by delivering innovative medical technologies that lead the world in quality, reliability and efficacy. Since 1998, employees in Cork have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 
We are now interested in reviewing suitably qualified and experienced applications for Manufacturing Engineers to work at our state of the art facility in Cork, Ireland. There are 3 Fixed Term Contract ( up to 18 months) positions.

Purpose Statement

To engineer and implement highly capable & effective manufacturing processes to meet business goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

To identify and order the key activities utilized in quality, service & cost improvements in the Operations Engineering Cycle to meet key business objectives.
To apply a prioritised approach in Value Centred Engineering to achieve the key opportunities in quality, service and cost.
Providing technical leadership on all product and process issues.
Line performance monitoring and the compilation and execution of structured event plans to remediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance.
Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Leading technical improvement under the team?s Continuous Improvement Program (CIP).
Transferring and implementing processes either from development or from another manufacturing facility.
Participation, where appropriate, in the phase review process with respect to new products.
Provide technical leadership/guidance for the Process Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers I?s on the team.
Project planning, in detail, in support of major projects, product/process transfer etc.
Responsible for other projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and handover as appropriate. Observance of the site Equipment and Automated Systems (E&AS) procedures for new equipment.
Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC?s Quality Policy, Quality System and the appropriate regulations for the area they support. Ensure employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.
Continuous monitoring and reporting of variables that feed into the business performance metrics, and pro-active identification and resolution of issues around same.
Cross functional liaison with support functions in pursuit support for achieving the business targets
Adherence to, and enforcement of all Environment Health and Safety (EHS) requirements on site
Observe the Quality Management Systems requirements on site at all times
Elimination and/or management of material risks on the production floor in co-operation with Supplier Quality engineers

 
Typical Education and Experience Guidelines

·Degree or Masters in relevant Engineering or Science discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production etc) with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience and ideally 4/5 years experience.
·Project Management skills would be a distinct advantage.
·Strong leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions.
·Excellent problem solver.
·Excellent communications ability
·Demonstrable ability to work autonomously
·Technological pioneer, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances on the floor
·Experience/training in problem solving and process improvement methodologies. (Engineering Essentials TM)

Experience Required

Typical Education and Experience Guidelines·Degree or Masters in relevant Engineering or Science discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production etc) with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience and ideally 4/5 years experience. ·Project Management skills would be a distinct advantage.·Strong leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions. ·Excellent problem solver. ·Excellent communications ability·Demonstrable ability to work autonomously·Technological pioneer, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances on the floor·Experience/training in problem solving and process improvement methodologies. (Engineering Essentials TM)