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Process Technician

Process Technician

Process Technician

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Boyle, Roscommon

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Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are recruiting a Process Technician for a Medical Device manufacturing company located in Boyle, Co Roscommon.

The Process Technician is responsible for supporting the Manufacturing operations. The role is responsible for process up time and reduction/elimination of downtime and for the maintenance of production equipment through the preventative maintenance system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with his/her manager and with other technical/engineering personnel to ensure process equipment, jigs, fixtures and tooling are available at all times to support the production schedules.
  • Provide a rapid response and troubleshooting service to manufacturing/production, covering breakdowns and other processing problems/improvements initiatives
  • Liase and coordination with tooling and equipment service suppliers and contractors to meet the production output needs.
  • Use technical input on problem solving, improving processes and quality improvements in the area using lean tools and 6 sigma principles.  Support the manufacturing and quality functions on resolution of technical processing issues.
  • Maintain planned maintenance schedules which conform to the requirements of the quality system, perform a programme of work based on the schedules to ensure all equipment is maintained in optimum condition.
  • Ensure equipment, jigs, fixtures, tooling and equipment are maintained in a manner which ensures the safety of personnel and in particular that safety guards and features are in full working order.
  • When required, install and commission new equipment, work with technical and manufacturing staff to ensure new equipment introductions, validations and changes are effectively documented in accordance with the quality system.
  • Adhere to required standards of housekeeping, GMP, safety and QMS
  • Support the collection and reporting of process output data, to improve process optimization activity.
  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise ( SME) knowledge level for process technologies for which you are responsible.
  • Support the site Safety and Continuous improvement programs.


Person Specification: 

  • A minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing environment, preferably 3 years medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Experience of the application and understanding of Problem-solving techniques
  • Must have a good working knowledge of quality systems
  • Self starter with good inter-personal skills.
  • Practical level-headed individual who is prepared to actively participate as an active member of the team.
  • The ability to troubleshoot process and equipment in a logical manner to resolve the issues.
  • Process Technician should have completed an apprenticeship in tool making, electrical or equivalent. Or alternatively will have an NCEA Certificate or Diploma in engineering.


Working Shifts and Hours:

  • This is a full time role – 39 hours. This position requires work on a 12 hour shift on Saturday and on Sunday. The remaining hours are carried out over 2 days during the week.

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