Senior Lean Engineer (15312) Galway, Republic of Ireland


The Senior Engineer will work part of the Manufacturing, Quality and Lean Group. The position is permanent with a multinational based in Galway.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Work as part of the Manufacturing, Quality, engineering and Lean group. You will be responsible for identifying and delivering significant tangible improvements in process performance and quality.
  • Focus initially on Lean Cell Production System (Standard work, Visual Management and workplace organization, Scientific Problem Solving – A3).
  • Reduce waste in manufacturing with the deployment of Lean Tools / Principles using 5s, SMED, Standard Work etc.
  • Identify and implement methodologies that sustain gains.
  • Act as a ‘Change Agent’ in the introduction of Lean Tools in manufacturing and drive/sustain improvements by working directly with Teams at the cell level.
  • Develop, maintain and review Lean training materials to raise the level of awareness and competence around Lean.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring in Lean principles to both direct and indirect including cross-functional personnel.




  • Level 8 degree in a technical discipline or equivalent.
  • Good operational knowledge of Medical Device Industry with 5-10 years’ experience in manufacturing.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification (minimum Green Belt) with 5 years post qualification experience.


 Key Requirements


  • Demonstrated delivery of tangible benefits using CI approach & tools.
  • Proven experience in leading Kaizen workshop events including Line balancing, Standard work, etc.
  • Experience delivering lean and six sigma training.
  • Experience of rolling out & embedding CI across an organization.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an innovative approach.
  • Ensures adherence to quality and safety standards with all improvement efforts.
  • Proven ability to adapt to work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent coaching and influencing skills.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


Contact Michelle on 086 608 6644 for more detail. 

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