Careers that make a difference! Freudenberg Medical designs and manufactures medical devices and components for clients worldwide.  We are focused on innovative processing technologies, lean manufacturing, waste reduction, and high quality product solutions for our Fortune 100 medical device customers.  Join our fast growing team with 11 manufacturing operations around the world.

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The role of Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for providing daily technical support of production processes, products, equipment and materials. Driving continuously improvement of Manufacturing processes across site to achieve the strategic goals of Safety, Quality, Service and Cost.

Manufacturing Engineer II

Your tasks

  • Solution focused, diagnosing and implementing permanent solutions to manufacturing issues in a structured problem-solving approach. Championing problem solving through appropriate documentation and knowledge sharing.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement by leading the implementation of Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing principles.
  • Work within a highly regulated environment ensuring highest product quality is achieved through robust quality system processes such as GMP, NCR and CAPA etc.
  • Improve the production flow to achieve quality at source, rapid feedback from inspections. Ensuring product specification requirements are met and inspection standards are met through concise standard work.
  • Lead teams in the execution of validation activities.
  • Analyse and Implement innovative improvements in operational performance through key Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics Yield, Uptime and Performance. Increasing capability, capacity and stability of processes, product, equipment and materials.
  • Mechanical Design of jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing requirements, optimise machine changeover time and improve maintenance.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact.

Our expectations

  • The successful candidate must hold an NFQ Level 8 in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Biomedical) with a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.
  • Project Management and Six Sigma qualifications will be a distinct advantage.
  • Problem Solving, Process Improvement, Data Analysis and Project Management experience – Highly Desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge/experience of validation techniques & applications (IQ/OQ/PQ, TMVs etc.), associated regulatory requirements and statistical data analysis.
  • Demonstrate a motivated & flexible approach to work with results-oriented attitude. Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage Mid/High level complex technical projects to strict deadlines through appropriate Project Management methods and tools (PMBOK methods).
  • Influential and motivated team member. Actively promotes and leads cross -functional teamwork environment. Provides technical guidance & mentorship of technicians.

Freudenberg Medical, part of the Freudenberg Group, is a global partner for the design, development and manufacture of innovative medical devices and components. With 11 manufacturing operations and more than 1,500 associates worldwide, Freudenberg Medical offers a wide range of manufacturing capabilities from high precision molding and extrusion to drug coatings, finished devices, and subassemblies for catheters and minimally invasive devices.

For over 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies have trust Freudenberg Medical to manufacture their custom components and devices. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Design and manufacturing operations are located in the United States (California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota), Germany, Ireland, Costa Rica, and China.

Cambus Medical, a Freudenberg Medical Joint Venture partner, specialises in the development and manufacture of technologically advanced Hypotubes and Micro-Component solutions for minimally invasive medical devices used in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

We were established in 2006 and since then, have grown steadily with regular expansions to our manufacturing facilities. The Cambus Medical team have extensive experience in providing precision solutions to the medical device industry.

Location: Spiddal, Ireland

It’s an exciting time to work at Cambus Medical. We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Freudenberg Medical the employer of choice in this industry. We offer a competitive salary plus benefits. Learn more at or #LI-FM2020

Freudenberg Medical and Cambus are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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Freudenberg Medical - Cambus
Jenny Mullins ∙ Human Resources ∙ Spiddal Industrial Estate Baile an tSagairt ∙ H91 TRF6 Spiddal Co. Galway, Ireland
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