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Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in around 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of nearly 9 billion euros.

At Freudenberg Medical, we make products that save and improve the lives of people every day, all around the world. We are a global provider for medical device design and manufacturing with 11 locations worldwide and more than 1,800 employees. Innovation is at the core of our company and we are proud of our industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and focus on innovation in products and processing technologies. Freudenberg Medical is an exciting place to work with lots of opportunity to learn, develop, and grow your career. Come join us and together we can make a difference in the future of healthcare.
location_on Spiddal, Co. Galway
trip_origin Cambus Teoranta
You support our team as

Engineering Technician

Responsibilitiesarrow_right

  • Solution focused, diagnosing and implementing permanent solutions to manufacturing issues in a structured problem-solving approach.
  • Technical responsibility for OEE Metrics Yield & Downtime, communication/escalation of critical downtime events and appropriate recovery resolution planning.
  • Support equipment/product changeovers while implementing continuous improvements to reduce changeover times (SMED).
  • Responsible for completing the equipment preventative maintenance (PM) ensuring continuously improved of PM’s to optimise equipment performance.
  • Manage and maintain spare parts inventory to minimised equipment downtime.
  • Design jigs & fixtures to meet manufacturing requirements and continuously improving existing processes.
  • Follow safe systems of work, taking care of personal health and safety, and that of other. Eliminating or reducing risks where practicable by complying with site safety rules and instructions and reporting hazards to management for prompt action.
  • Collaborate with production team to ensure correct prioritisation of daily/weekly action.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.

Qualificationsarrow_right

  • The successful candidate will ideally have previous trade experience (Toolmaker, Fitter, Electrician, Mechanic etc.) or NFQ Level 6 in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Electrical).
  • Mechanical, Electrical or Lean Six Sigma certification – Highly Desirable.
  • Process experience in Grinding, Moulding, EDM and/or Laser processes – Distinct Advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible while managing multiple ongoing tasks.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude in dealing with people.
  • A hands-on approach to diagnosing and fixing manufacturing issues.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues in a systematic approach.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel.

Your Benefitsarrow_right

Company pension

Company pension

Company pension
Company pension: Save for retirement with the company's help
Training / Career development

Training / Career development

Training / Career development
Training / Career development: Programs to supercharge skills and expertise
Health insurance

Health insurance

Health insurance
Health insurance: Insurance: backstop protection against health risks
Paid holidays

Paid holidays

Paid holidays
Paid holidays: With paid time-off, local holidays are all the more relaxing.
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion: Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation
The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Additional Informationarrow_right

RecruiterVivian Kelly
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Vivian.Kelly@cambusmedical.com

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