Manufacturing Engineer S010760

  • Louth
Manufacturing & Logistics | |
JOB TITLE:Manufacturing Engineer S010760
REF NUMBER:Manufacturing Engineer S010760

Manufacturing Engineer (Graduate / Trainee Manager)

RecruitmentPlus are delighted to be recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer for a successful engineering and manufacturing company based just off the M1 in Co. Louth. This role will act as a liaison between all departments but principally between Manufacturing, Engineering and Supply Chain and will develop knowledge of all products such as Modular units, ISO tanks, Offshore Tanks and Cryogenic Units. Initially the key responsibility will be to develop lean manufacturing techniques, organisation to ensure effective labour utilisation while meeting customer demands and delivery expectations. There will also be special projects and other duties as required.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate, or those seeking to take a step up to train into a managerial role. Located a few minutes off the M1 this is easily commutable for those living in Louth, Cavan, Monaghan, Armagh, Down, North Dublin, Meath and avoids the long commute into Dublin. The company have big plans for the future, so now is an ideal time to come on-board!

Reports to – General Manager

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: €30-40K DOE


  • Company Pension Plan

  • Company Healthcare Plan

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Employee Referral Programme

  • Free Parking

Role / Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead cost reduction initiatives to improve the competitiveness of the business.

  • Map out future engineering value-adding developments and initiatives using lean methodologies that will sustain; promote and advance the competitive edge of our processes/ products in the market.

  • Provide engineering leadership/ support for the manufacture of products to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and most cost effective and efficient manner.

  • Co-ordinate and accelerate the implementation of new engineering changes – both product and process – into the plant and implement technology advances into the manufacturing processes for existing products, including identifying Automation potential within the value streams.

  • Interface / engage with supply management, production, quality, supply chain and the design engineering team to ensure that the manufacturing engineering function is supporting the development of new and world class products.

  • Be proficient in Design for manufacturing, FMEA, Rapid proto-typing, Process simulation line balancing and project management.

  • Have knowledge in problem solving techniques using the 9 Step Problem, Solving A3 technique to resolve daily Takt and Quality issues.

  • Have a proven track record in driving continuous improvement and a passion for new technologies / automation / process control.

  • Act as a resource, providing timely long term engineering solutions, while soliciting the ideas of others and using all available resources in the process.

  • Release the hidden talent of manufacturing employees through engagement and the delegation of ownership.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes (metal fabrication);

  • Ability to read and drawings created on Solidworks;

  • Evaluate existing processes and workflows to identify areas that would benefit from changes and improvements;

  • Career focused with a desire to advance skills & education

  • Excellent Communication Skills, ability to fluently communicate (read, write, and speak) in the English language.

Skills / Requirements:

  • Bachelor‘s Degree (level 8) Manufacturing Engineering, or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and industry experience;

  • Good knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Practices

  • Some experience as Manufacturing Engineering with emphasis on manufacturing practices;

  • Understanding of the design and development of products in compliance with ISO Standards

  • Advanced working knowledge of Office Suite

  • Good working knowledge of SolidWorks or AutoCAD.

  • Knowledge and experience using SAP an advantage

  • The role requires wearing safety glasses and closed-toe shoes in factory production areas.

Ref: S010760



If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this role, please contact Ciara on 042 9356910 or email your up to date CV to


Should you choose to apply for this vacancy – RecruitmentPlus will screen your CV for this vacancy and any other suitable positions of a similar nature.


Manufacturing Engineer S010760

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