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Manufacturing Engineer


Galway, IE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Industry: Cardiometabolic
  • Post Date: 04/15/2024
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  • Company Address: Parkmore Business Park West, Parkmore, Galway H91 PTT8, IE

About WhiteSwell

WhiteSwell is a science-driven company dedicated to improving treatment of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), a primary cause of repeat hospitalization and emergency room visits.

Job Description

You are a team player with an innovative mindset,  motivated to develop the processes needed for timely delivery of high quality leading-edge device therapy for patients with acute decompensated heart failure.

Join WhiteSwell, a dynamic, rapidly growing organisation, as we seek to fundamentally shift treatment of acute decompensated heart failure by harnessing the vital role of the lymphatic system in restoring fluid balance.

What you’ll do

  • Work as part of the Technical Operations team on new product development projects, supporting process development and optimization, scale-up and technology transfer.
  • Research and deliver complex processes and technologies to accelerate time-to-market for the next generation of WhiteSwell devices.
  • Develop manufacturing processes while adhering to Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) principles. Support design transfer to manufacturing activities.
  • Support production builds & yield improvement activities, including problem solving, root cause analysis & solution development.
  • Develop fixtures & equipment through all phases of design, documentation, implementation, spares & maintenance.
  • Evaluate, with the team, the process, design, and supply chain risks and develop strategies to highlight, monitor, manage and mitigate these risks.
  • Prepare reports, documents, procedures, specifications, and technical documents in accordance with Quality System requirements to ensure the success of the project.

What you bring

  • A Bachelor’s degree in biomedical, mechanical, polymer, manufacturing, materials or industrial engineering. A Masters or PhD in a related field is highly desirable.
  • 2+ years of experience in a technical role at a MedTech company with regulated products and processes. Experience of good manufacturing practice (GMP) in a cleanroom is advantageous.
  • Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and medical device processing technologies.
  • Experience in the development and production of medical devices that require complex processes and assembly techniques and a proven ability to deliver results in this setting.
  • Excellent oral and written English language and communication skills. Can express him/herself spontaneously,  fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks CAD design is an advantage.
  • A proactive approach that enables delivery of the work required to advance the project with a minimal amount of direction.
  • Dedication to hold yourself and others accountable to meet commitments by following through, acting with a clear sense of ownership, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.

What next

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Job Location: Galway (Ireland)