Moulding Equipment Maintenance Technician

Excellent day shift, Mon to Fri role (8am to 4.30pm) for a Moulding Equipment Maintenance Technician in a fast growing medical devices multinational based in Waterford City
The overall purpose of this role is to
  • Maintain moulding machine, ancillary equipment and material feed area equipment in line with health & safety, operational and quality work instructions, procedures and policies to ensure the production of quality product in a timely, safe, efficient and compliant manner.
  • To maintain moulding machine, ancillary equipment and material feed area equipment in excellent condition ensuring consistent quality, output and yield.
  • Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records.
  • Liaise with Maintenance & Calibration coordinator regarding calibration and service of all moulding an ancillary equipment
  • Lead and implement process improvements to achieve more efficient operations, while adhering to change management and cGMP requirements.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new equipment / projects.
  • Order and maintain appropriate stock of moulding equipment spare parts.
  • Cross Train technicians as required.
  • Flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.
  • QQI Level 6 or above in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar or Senior Trades Cert – Electrical essential
  • 2 Years + experience of injection moulding/robotics, preferably Healthcare with high volume automation desirable.
  • Experience in maintenance of IM equipment highly desirable.
  • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, workshop machining desirable.
  • Understanding of Process Capability.
  • Understanding of MSA or GR&R.
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement projects in medical device environment desirable.
  • Experience in FAT, SAT, IOPQ of injection moulding equipment or automated assembly lines.