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3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer

  • Cork
  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Updated 17/02/2017
  • Cillian Carroll
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3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer The 3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer will lead process development activities and work under the guidance of the project team.


3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer

Overall Responsibilities:

The 3D Printing Manufacturing Engineer will lead process development activities and work under the guidance of the project team. This is a technical leadership role collaborating with global functions including R&D, Engineering and Operations. The role involves working with a cross functional team on a project to develop advanced manufacturing processes for the implementation of 3D Printing and Materials Processes.

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership for projects in the area of 3D Printing and Materials Processes ensuring an integrated product and process development cycle.
  • Support the development of long-term strategy for 3D Printing and Materials Processes
  • Implement of cost effective 3D Printing and Material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Lead detailed product / process design reviews
  • Design, develop and conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
  • Develop innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, gages and special equipment for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions in conjunction with Tool room Technicians and Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Support business key metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology.
  • Participate in PFMEA studies and risk assessments
  • Participate in 3D Printing and Materials manufacturing processes from end to end within the supply chain
  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled.

Education & Experience Requirements:


  • BSc in Materials/Mechanical/ Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline
  • 2-4 years' experience within a medical device company or similar industry.
  • Project management experience


  • D. or MSc qualification in Material Sciences or similar
  • Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3) - Six Sigma Blackbelt certified
  • Product and Process Validation experience
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes
  • Previous experience in Titanium 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
  • Proficiency of GD&T and ASME Y14.5M 1994 standards
  • Certified Project Management qualifications (IPMA/FPX).

Non-Technical Skills and Additional Details

Non-Technical Profile Requirements:

  • Demonstration of sound methodology in fault-finding techniques
  • Experience in process transfer or large project roles in medical device environment
  • Project management of complex
  • Previous experience in engineering support roles in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Validation processes
  • Previous experience in a high volume-manufacturing environment
  • GMP
  • Project Management / Leadership skills
  • Equipment and process safety aspect to EU standards
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership experience
  • Medical Devices or other FDA regulated industries experience
  • Project Management / Leadership skills
  • Training mentoring other technical staff
  • Good communication and reporting skills both verbal and written to allow work to be carried out over a shift change and beyond
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work and attention to detail
  • Persistence to attain resolution to problems
  • Results orientated, attention to detail
  • Strong Leadership abilities, with a mentoring approach to team building, training and project leadership
  • A first class communicator

Berkley Engineering is a specialist recruitment consultancy which recruits pharmaceutical, medical device and clinical professionals throughout Ireland, Europe, Asia and Australia.

For more information and to see all the Engineering Jobs available go to http://www.berkley-group.com

To apply: If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career and other job options in confidence, please telephone Cillian Carroll on +353 (0)21 4289613 or send your CV to -group.com

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