Technician, Process in Cork at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

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Job Description

Job Title



Technician II, Process

Reports To



Senior Engineer, Manufacturing/ Equipment (or equivalent)

Neurovascular Operations, Stryker Ireland

Position Summary







Key Areas of Responsibility

This position’s primary function is that of ensuring that manufacturing processes run consistently and meet performance targets, that equipment downtime is kept to a minimum, and the manufacturing business is supported in every way necessary to maximise line availability.



•Actively interface with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.

•Monitoring and management of production yield performance on your assigned lines

•Liaising with Team Leaders with regard to productivity and efficiency performance issues on your assigned lines.

•Provision of out-of-hours support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment failures.

•Engage in mechanical / electrical / electronic troubleshooting, and in resolving hardware /software interfacing problems on the production floor.

•Diagnose malfunctioning systems to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair

•Communicating regularly with the Product Builders regarding issues, concerns and watch-outs on the lines.

•Test electrical systems, circuits and wiring in processing equipment and fixtures

•Planning, layout and installation of processing equipment on work-stations.

•Responsibility for product line performance, primarily maximising productivity of the equipment and minimising yield loss from the process.

•Co-ordination of preventative maintenance and calibration activities on assigned lines, process/es and/or area/s.

•Identifying and assisting the business with the implementation of technical improvements.

•Identification of process equipment spares requirements, plus sourcing and replenishment of all such spares from stock in accordance with company policies

•Performing equipment qualification and projects work, as assigned.

•Design, specification, fabrication, testing and documentation of process equipment changes and improvements.

•Adherence to and enforcement of all Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements on sites, plus communication of any concerns regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues to their Manager

•Building of Quality into all aspects of one’s work by maintaining compliance with all site and corporate Quality Management System requirements

  • All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Knowledge Skills

•NCEA Certificate / Diploma in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Mechatronics Engineering and / or Senior Trades.

•A good knowledge of electronics and software control systems.

•5 + years’ experience in a modern manufacturing environment with previous experience in some or all of the following:


®Low / medium voltage electrical power systems

®Pneumatics;

®PLC’s;

®Instrumentation


®Hydraulics;

®Calibration;

®AutoCAD

®Injection moulding


•Proven experience in implementing process improvements including building / implementing computer aided tooling and fixture design.

•An ability to work autonomously, with minimum supervision.

•A team player, with a flexible approach.

•Good interpersonal and communication skills.

•Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

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