TE Connectivity Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Galway, Ireland

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

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. This role is fundamental in leading TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) implementation, productivity improvement, and loss elimination initiatives across the manufacturing sites. Success is measured by the ability to actively engage our manufacturing business units to achieve tangible results and to educate teams in waste elimination and Continuous Improvement (CI) using (TPM) methodology. 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.

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.

  • Lead the implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to the site.

  • 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.

    Key Requirements:

  • Engineering degree, or equivalent, with 5-10yrs experience in a high volume demanding production environment.

  • Knowledge of Medical Device or similar quality and manufacturing systems would be very desirable.

  • Lean Six Sigma experience is required. Black Belt Certification is preferred.

  • At least 2 years of industrial manufacturing experience, leading TPM implementation and continuous improvement projects required.

  • Experience leading technical resources to successfully maintain production line

  • A demonstrated ability to lead a focused production / technical problem solving team.

  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

  • Motivated to work on own initiative.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to make and Implement decisions.

Requisition ID: 2017-83667

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - Medical - Creganna Medical

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com