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Manufacturing Technician I

Merit Medical Systems Inc.Galway

The successful candidate will utilize their technical skills in the generation and development of medical device products and process technologies.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Technical support to assigned production lines ensuring products manufactured conform to quality standards and specifications.
  • Supporting the TMS process which monitors Hour by Hour line output performance and reacts to missed targets.
  • Proactively communicating with shift supervisor about the daily production plan to mitigate against potential downtime but attending Tier 1 and line meetings and being a presence on the shopfloor.
  • Utilise troubleshooting skills on equipment and process issues to identify root causes and resolve in a timely manner and initiate the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.
  • Working as part of a team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.
  • Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives, identifying, gaining approval and completing continuous improvement projects.
  • Effectively communicate line issues and offer solutions.
  • Compile and report equipment/line metrics for review.
  • Prioritise issues in conjunction with production supervisors.
  • Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.
  • Seeks technical advice from engineers or supervisor for complex problems.
  • Perform self-evaluation as well as co-operative evaluation with manager to define and develop what further skill sets are required.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.


  • Certificate or Diploma in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in a related field.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.
  • Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history.
  • Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, 4-Step problem solving and 5S.
  • AutoCAD or Solid Works would be an advantage.
  • Medical device experience would also be an advantage.

Merit Medical is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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