Alcon in Ireland is a future-focused medical device company whose globally marketed products are at the forefront of eye-care technology. Alcon Ireland’s Quality system is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, Medical Device Directive 93/42/EC.
We remain committed to our mission of discovering, manufacturing and marketing products designed to save sight. The more than 13,000 members of the Alcon family across the globe share this commitment and look forward to helping mankind attain better vision in all corners of the world.
Alcon Ireland’s product is the Intraocular Lens or IOL. The IOL is the artificial lens that replaces the eye's natural lens removed during cataract surgery.
Due to a significant ramp up in production over the next 2-3 years, the Engineering group will need to grow to meet this challenge. The roles will include Process Equipment & Facility Technicians, Process Engineers, Toolmakers, Facility Engineers and Project Engineers. The process consists of a variety of technologies such as optics, electronics, mechanics, toolmaking, as well as vacuum and plasma processing. There is plenty of scope for engineers and technicians to improve and enhance skills and qualifications.
Alcon Ireland is now embarking on a major recruitment drive to fill positions in all areas. Alcon offers attractive training and remuneration packages, as well as fully funded part-time access-based learning programmes. As we expand we will continue to provide a wide range of interesting and rewarding jobs in Cork. We are fully committed to training and development programmes for employees.
Are you an experienced professional looking for a great career opportunity? Would you like to join our growing team? If so, we’ve got the job for you!
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On a daily basis you will be required to demonstrate strong machining expertise, excellent analytical and problem solving skills and fit with an environment where ownership of results, adherence to dimensional specifications with tight tolerances, and project/task completion is routine.
Project Engineer Reporting to the Engineering Section Manager, you will plan, design, coordinate, validate, and implement high technology equipment and/or processes for the production, finishing and inspection of IOLs and other Ophthalmic medical devices.
The Systems Automation Engineer provides process/automation engineering support to the facility that includes the introduction and/or maintenance of high technology equipment and/or processes for production; yield maximisation; equipment utilisation and automation.