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Senior Research and Development Engineer

Ref: 9222966

  • €60,000 - €65,000
  • 27 Apr 2021
  • Galway
  • Perm

Are you a Medical Device Engineer who wants to do cutting edge research and development work? To be given the freedom to take your ideas and create the future of Medical Devices, building patents in the process? I'm working with one of the leading global Medical Device companies and they are growing their Research and Development teams exponentially. Driven by their position as global leaders in their industry, they constantly innovate and create to drive their state of the art products forward. As part of this dynamic environment you will determine and develop the next wave of devices, not just iterate the existing. With progression paths to become a Technical Expert or People Manager this is an incredible career opportunity for best-in-class engineers. To be successful you will need to be a strong, technical, hand-on engineer who can bring products from initial concept to reality. On offer is a permanent role with an attractive salary and benefits package with a defined career path for progression.

About the Role:

  • Investigate, Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provide technical skills during research and / or product development.
  • Interact with physicians to filter their needs into product requirements and concepts
  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
  • Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to generate feasible designs
  • Play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts potentially progressing a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
  • Contribute to resolution of technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers
  • Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members
  • About You:

  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, materials (polymers and metals), sterilization of medical devices, test method development, design for six sigma principles, CAD (Solidworks preferred), pre-clinical evaluations, physician interactions, knowledge of anatomical use conditions (anatomy, physiology etc.), system requirements development, design control, application of ISO standards for medical devices
  • Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable
  • You are someone who loves how and why things work, and you bring this passion to work with you
  • For more on the role call Nigel on 087 3618142 or send your CV for consideration.