The Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 48,000 employees in some 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, with its Headquarter in Weinheim, is the strategic parent company of the broadly diversified Group. Freudenberg Medical is a leading global manufacturer of components for medical devices, complex catheter systems for minimally-invasive surgery and total solutions for the biotech, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Medical Device - Associate Engineer

Your tasks

Associate Engineers are assigned to Senior Engineer(s) to complete the following:

  • Development & maintenance of process & tooling including providing specifications and procedures.
  • Ensuring that the necessary testing, evaluation & control of equipment measures are in place to monitor & support product quality.
  • Assisting in the introduction of New Products including:
    • Developing new processes.
    • Carrying out process trials and testing.
    • Compiling engineering and production documentation including Product Drawings, Work Order Packs, BOM’s. PFMEA’s, RMS’s Reports, etc.
    • Organising Validations including IQ’s, OQ’s PQ’s etc. This could include writing Protocols and Reports.
    • Design, manufacture/sourcing and development of fixtures, tooling and equipment as required.
    • Specifying and sourcing of materials.
    • Specifying extrusions.
    • Customer liaison.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting on Non-conforming materials, customer complaints and incapable processes.
  • Participation in Lean GROWTTH and other cost saving activities.
  • Training of Technicians and Operators as required.    
  • Participation in the development of plant lay-outs, material travel & handling & over-all work plan  in order to provide effective synchronous manufacturing.
  • Participation in Corrective and Preventative Action programmes.
  • Participation in the Internal Quality Audit Programme & Vendor Audit Programme.

Note: All tasks to be carried out in accordance to Regulatory Standards (ISO13485, etc), VistaMed’s Quality Procedures and standards (Employee handbook, Health & Safety, Environmental, etc).

 

Our expectations

  • Third level qualification (Level 8) in Engineering or Science, preferably in Mechanical or Biomedical.
  • Fully PC literate.

Freudenberg Medical is a global partner for the design, development, and manufacture of innovative medical device technologies.  We offer the following services to medical device, pharmaceutical and IVD clients worldwide - product design and development, silicone and thermoplastic moulding and extrusion, complex catheter systems, assembly, packaging, and engineering services.

For nearly 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies around the world have looked to Freudenberg Medical to make a difference as the custom manufacturer that medical industry leaders can trust. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Freudenberg Medical maintains design and manufacturing centres in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Costa Rica, Europe and Asia. 

VistaMed, a Freudenberg Medical Joint Venture Company are a leading provider of complex extrusions, finished catheters and devices to the minimally invasive medical device industry. We are a “one stop shop” solution for the Design, Manufacture, Assembly, Sterilisation and Distribution of Catheters. VistaMed’s Culture is positive and very team orientated. In our workplace environment, we are enthusiastic about helping others with our innovative medical devices. Our Company is very driven to be a leader in the Medical Device sector, and always eager to improve the quality of life in the patients in which we serve.

VistaMed is a local, innovative, high growth company with a collaborative, high performance work environment. Our highly talented teams of committed employees enable us to be the best, remain leaders in our field, and deliver first-class service to our clients. We understand that our team drive the company and therefore we are committed to ensuring personal development, safety, happiness and prosperity for all our employees.

Location: Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim, Ireland

We are currently hiring an Associate Engineer:

  • Self-motivated, thrives in a fast-paced, team-driven, “lean” systems environment, where every day brings new projects and challenges.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt in a challenging, fast paced environment.

It’s an exciting time to work in VistaMed. 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 www.vistamed.net or www.freudenbergmedical.com

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

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Freudenberg Medical - VistaMed
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