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Extrusion Technician


Careerwise Recruitment




AN ExtrusionTechnician is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. The Extrusion Technician is responsible for the running of all extrusion products / product iterations & new technology trials, liaising with the technical department on customer requirements with regards to dimensions, performance criteria, materials. The position at senior level will also involve project management of new equipment / technologies/process developments/lean manufacturing in the extrusion area and on-line training of extrusion personnel. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information. THE ROLE: * Working with the Technical Supervisor deliver on a production schedule which effectively achieves output targets and delivery dates. * Deliver on key performance metrics for the extrusion department. * Ensure that products manufactured meet the specifications, performance & quality criteria of end users, customers, regulatory authorities and the company. * Maintain effective communication with the Technical Supervisors and the Manufacturing Manager in order to promote awareness of and conform to customer requirements and safety. * Support and provide technical input on new products/technologies and customer trials to meet scheduled delivery dates, through direct communication at shift handover meetings/project meetings. * Attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials. * Work with the Technical Supervisors in implementing training programmes in the extrusion department. * Actively lead and participate in work centre improvement groups and project teams to improve quality, reduce costs, eliminate waste and improve working methods, conditions, technology and communications. Utilise the lean manufacturing tools. * Support the extrusion manager/project leader on new technology/ tooling/ materials required to meet production and sales objectives. * Maintain work areas, equipment and supplies in a manner which conforms to the requirements of the quality system, particularly housekeeping, GMP and safety. * Ensure all aspects of work order packages are completed in a timely and accurate manner as specified in the quality system to meet shipment dates. * Complete equipment and process validation activities as per quality system requirements. * Ensure timesheets are completed accurately on a daily basis. * The role may require the supervision of Process Technicians. REQUIREMENTS: * Relevant 3rdl Degree and/or on the job experience would be an advantage. * Medical Device or manufacturing experience is essential. * Hands on experience in Extrusion and Plastics material knowledge is preferable. * Need strong communication and influencing skills. * Have the ability to effectively manage a simultaneous range of diverse activities. * Be a self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills. * A Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability. Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email: CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence. Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, ICT, Engineering, Food and Agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent. This job originally appeared on

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109 days ago