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OPEN POSITION

Senior Process Technician

Join Avenue in beautiful Sligo, Ireland! We are looking for a Senior Process Engineer to join our growing team!

Avenue - a Nolato company based in Finisklin Business Park, Sligo is an award-winning mould-building company, and a growing medical device precision injection moulding business that has been successfully serving Ireland and the broader European markets for 30 years. Avenue also brings expertise in building ultra-high-cavitation tooling for the medical device, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical markets.

 

The primary responsibility of the Senior Process Technician is to provide Polymer Processing, Tooling, and Engineering experience for a range of products and plastic raw materials and to assist in producing high quality components for the Medical Device and Pharma Companies.

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining and implementing innovative engineering technologies, which will deliver highly efficient and cost-effective processes and equipment improvements.
  • Keeping up to date with new technological developments and to maintain and develop moulding standards.
  • To provide technical support to Customers and Toolmakers when spec’ing out Mould tools and Materials.
  • Participate as required in mould trials & validation.
  • To provide production support and maintenance activities as required.
  • Training and mentoring of Injection Moulding Technicians and Operators.
  • Monitor production and adjust parameters within acceptable ranges to optimise quality and performance ensuring components are run as close to nominal as possible unless instructed otherwise.
  • Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with company quality system requirements.
  • Plan and execute projects to ensure that project timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
  • Participate in root cause and corrective action to address Quality, Technical, and Manufacturing issues.
  • Maintain high standards of safety and housekeeping to ensure area, machines and equipment are maintained in a safe and clean condition.

 

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Experienced in Injection Moulding, Mould Tooling, Materials, Ancillary equipment and repair and maintenance of all related equipment. 
  • Team lead, mentoring and training experience essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of medical device environment including clean room manufacture, validations, and process controls.
  • Knowledge of industry standard optimisation techniques a distinct advantage.
  • Training in Polymer, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering is desirable. 
  • Understanding the principles of Moldflow software.
  • A working knowledge of metrology processes is desirable.
  • Good mechanical & process trouble shooting aptitude. 

 

Location

Sligo, Ireland

Apply by

April 30, 2024

Contact person

Sarah Timoney [email protected]