GMIL are Hiring
Goodman Medical Ireland Limited (GMIL) is a progressive and dynamic manufacturer of medical devices, mainly concerned with the development and manufacture of cardiovascular devices and implants. GMIL has been operating successfully since 2004 and we have built our success on the belief that finding, employing and continually developing the right people is one of the keys to building a safe and effective medical devices. We are currently recruiting for the below positions.
The successful candidates will be working in the manufacturing area delivering the right production volume output, to the right quality standards, in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
The roles will involve the responsibility for the following:
- We currently have both a day-shift position and a mid-shift position available.
- Day shift – 07.00- 15.15 Mon- Thurs, 07.00 – 14.00 Fri.
- Mid Shift – 15.15 – 23.45 Mon – Thurs , 14.00 – 20.00 Fri.
- PLEASE ENSURE YOU SPECIFY THE SHIFT YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR UPON APPLICATION.
- To provide effective leadership of Line Leads, Trainers, and Versatile Operators in the manufacture and assembly of Medical Devices in GMI.
- Responsible for co-ordination of the work of the Core Team, to ensure collective/collaborative work and drive all Core Team members to ensure quality and technical issues are resolved immediately.
- Responsible for scheduling work for individual work stations and processes in order to meet the GMI manufacturing schedule.
- To provide effective supervision of people which includes headcount planning; recruitment and selection; training and development; timekeeping and attendance; resolution of issues, timely completion of annual performance appraisals and holding the team accountable to performance to targets.
- Demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of processes on the lines and on individual work steps with the ability to troubleshoot and identify solutions to issues.
- Demonstrate the ability to monitor and maintain production KPI’s showing actual line performance against target, work station throughput, line availability and schedule adherence. To account for variances through accurate reporting of downtime and defect analysis.
- To manage and address idle time within all manufacturing processes/lines.
- To organize production teams effectively in providing appropriate capacity to meet business demands from a commercial and non commercial standpoint ( new process transfers; process development/validations ).
- To monitor and co-ordinate training and development to have in place a competent and versatile workforce.
- To ensure effective completion in a timely manner of investigations, reports and corrective actions as part of the NCR/CAPA/CTQ system.
- To demonstrate strong leadership in regards to daily Kaizen and process management.
- To drive continuous improvement projects which will have a positive impact (cost reduction) on GMI operations.
- To take a proactive role in the implementation of Lean manufacturing systems and the application of Six Sigma problem solving methodology.
- To maintain systems accuracy through compliance with GMP procedures and practices.
- To maintain compliance with GMI Environment, Health & Safety management system.
- Responsible for initiating and completing Non Conformance reports & investigations.
- Excellent interaction and communication skills across functions.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Min 2 years relevant industry experience in a medical device / manufacturing /cleanroom environment in a supervisory role.
- Supervisory management and relevant technical qualifications essential.
- Strong commitment to Quality, Safety, GMP & GDP.
- Excellent Communication (both verbal and written) & interpersonal skills.
- Experience with team work and proven ability working with other functional roles.
- Excellent Computer Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
- Good understanding of problem solving methodologies is required.
- Flexible, highly motivated individual, positive ‘can – do’ attitude and a proven track record in team leadership.
The successful candidate will be have a key function in the successful operation of the manufacturing line. Their function is to be the SME for equipment and processes within the manufacturing area. The role requires the tech to be an ever-present support to the area, providing technical expertise on the process and on the equipment. The technician will own the downtime of equipment metric and the product yields. The technician be responsible for maintaining these metrics to target, through effective monitoring and evaluation/analysis of the process and the equipment to ensure optimal product output.
The line support technician is a key function in the successful operation of the manufacturing line. Their function is to be the SME for equipment and processes within the manufacturing area. The role requires the tech to be an ever-present support to the area, providing technical expertise on the process and on the equipment. The technician will own the downtime of equipment metric and the product yields. The technician be responsible for maintaining these metrics to target, through effective monitoring and evaluation/analysis of the process and the equipment to ensure optimal product output.
Roles & Responsibilities:
– To take ownership and responsibility for the technical performance/reliability of equipment to target zero downtime in the technician’s area relating to equipment fault.
– A mind-set of continuous improvement is a must and always working towards this goal in a structured manner.
– Constantly evaluate equipment & process inputs/outputs to ensure optimal visual and functional product performance and take action before it impacts on uptime or yield.
– Complete PMs on time and improve when found deficient to ensure optimal equipment performance at all times.
– Identify requirements for jigs/fixtures to improve work station efficiency or yield improvement and carry through into manufacturing through the approval process with supporting data on the potential gains to be achieved.
– To ensure tooling including mandrels/ trim fixtures etc. are available to the line when required and are in optimal working order and fit for purpose.
– Ensure and maintain a sufficient Kanban & robust process for consumable equipment spares in CER to minimise downtime.
– Participate/lead the investigation of CTQ’s/NCRs to satisfactory conclusion in a timely manner.
-To support training of new hires.
– The technician must be fully competent in manufacturing product through all work steps and in identifying Accept and Reject samples for all steps. Understand the intended use and the impact of defects on the use of the product or efficacy.
– To continually review the manufacturing process for improper application of work methods and equipment settings.
– Communicate promptly, clearly & effectively at all times, to the Line Lead & Line Support Technician with regard to equipment & process issues with a clear plan for resolution that is data driven.
– Ownership for maintaining accurate up-to-date documentation for LHR’s MPI’s, Drawings and PM documentation.
Qualifications & Education Requirements:
– Requires a Diploma/Degree in Engineering or equivalent (preferably Mechanical or Mechatronics).
– Industrial experience is preferred, however training will be provided on the job.
– Very strong technically with a good eye for detail. Excellent trouble shooting & fault finding skills with logical and data driven approach to problem solving.
– Demonstrated process and continuous improvement mind set.
– Excellent time management, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
– Highly motivated with good initiative and strong work ethic.
– Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
– Strong commitment to Quality, safety and GMP standards.
Two positions available;
Day Shift x 1 (07.00- 15.15 Mon- Thurs, 07.00 – 14.00 Fri)
Mid Shift x 1 (15.15 – 23.45 Mon – Thurs , 14.00 – 20.00 Fri).
Please specify your preference in your application.