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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Moulding Engineer

Location: Leitrim
Entered: 23 Jan 2019
Duration: Permanent
Brightpath Recruitment Engineering & Life Sciences is currently seeking a Moulding Engineer for our client, a medical devices company, in the North West of Ireland.   They are specialists in providing design and manufacturing expertise from concept development to finished product and are continuing to expand their operations. This is a fast-growing company with exciting opportunities for your career development.       

This is a permanent position offering a competitive benefits package and an opportunity to advance your career within the medical devices industry.


  • Primary responsibility to provide Polymer Processing, Tooling, and Engineering expertise for the range of our client’s products and plastic raw materials.
  • 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 Customer, Toolmakers & R&D/NPI when spec’ing out Mould tools and Materials
  • To provide Production support and Maintenance Activities as required
  • Training and Mentoring of Technicians and Operators as required
  • Participation in on-going Process Improvement activities
  • Support the quotation team in relation to Mould tool and Mould Assembly activity
  • Monitor production and adjust parameters within acceptable ranges
  • Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with quality system requirements.
  • Plan and execute projects to ensure that timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
  •  Engage with the appropriate personnel in the identification and resolution of Corrective/Preventative actions
  • Liaise closely with Operations team to ensure Manufacturing and R&D/NPI activities are scheduled and completed to the required standard
  • Develop Moulding process, either on own or with Process Engineers for new products using Scientific Injection Moulding process development approach to optimize new raw materials, tooling, and technologies.
  • Flexibility to travel between Suppliers, Toolmakers, and customers.
  • Ensure that all production and processes are run as cost effectively as possible.
  • Third level engineering qualification in Polymer, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering. (Significant experience (15yr+) will be considered in lieu of minimum qualification)
  • Experienced in Injection Moulding, Mould Tooling, Materials, Ancillary equipment and repair and maintenance of all related equipment.
  • Experience and knowledge of medical device environment including Clean room manufacture, validations, process controls, etc would be of advantage



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