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SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

Job Overview

 

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.

 

 

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

 

Working within the core engineering group, and reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer will lead a team of engineers and technicians and be responsible for managing and supporting all engineering activity in areas of responsibility.  As a key member of the core operations support team, and as needs arise, the successful candidate will be expected to input to the development of supports and systems outside of core engineering responsibilities. E.g. assist in development and implementation of systems for areas as diverse as training, planning, staff supervision, and business processes.

 

 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Lead a dedicated group of engineers and technicians within the Manufacturing Group.
  • Ensure engineers are fully integrated within the overall production support team.
  • Plan and implement training and development plans with subordinates.
  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Set Engineering Goals and Objectives that deliver results in line with the Business plan. Identify and put in place permanent and effective technical / system solutions to problems.
  • Consistently meet customer requirements and commitment to excellence in performance and meeting deadlines.
  • Champion compliance to Creganna Medical systems and processes.
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics of Service, Delivery, Quality and Cost using Lean / 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Investigate state-of-the-art process technologies and evaluate potential competitive advantage and the cost benefit of introduction.
  • Oversee and manage New Part Introduction in conjunction with the Prototyping / NPI Group.
  • Manages external relationships with key technology providers.
  • Manage a variable workload to meet operational requirements.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Identify and implement short and long term cost reduction and improvement initiatives through the adoption of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Oversee and drive Validation Activities.

 

Qualifications 

 

  • Level 8 Engineering degree, or equivalent.
  • 5-7 years experience in a high volume demanding production environment.

 

Key Requirements

 

  • Knowledge of Medical Device or similar quality and manufacturing systems would be very desirable.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a focused production / technical problem solving team.
  • Working knowledge of six sigma and/or lean engineering principles with a proven track record in use and delivery of results.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to make and Implement decisions.
     
Competencies
  • Motivating Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)
Location: 

Galway, G, IE, H91

Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  49219
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