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R&D Engineer

ID
14004
Location
Limerick
Role Type
Contract
Contact
Sam Nolan
Email
consult@hero.ie
Phone
+353 86 128 7244
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R&D Engineer

We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified Biomaterial Development Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or a related field. In addition, a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in the design and development of Class III medical devices, along with a strong understanding of medical device regulations and standards, such as ISO 13485, is required. The successful candidate will also possess demonstrated experience in biomaterial development, coating technologies, or related research. Strong problem-solving skills, a proactive approach to technical challenges, and excellent communication and teamwork skills are essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Biomaterial Development: Research, develop, and test novel biomaterial coatings for cardiovascular implants, with a primary focus on functionality, biocompatibility, and durability.
  • Laboratory Work: Design experiments, analyze data, and optimize processes to meet performance and regulatory requirements, ensuring the highest quality and safety standards.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with a diverse team of scientists, engineers, and regulatory experts to ensure project alignment with regulatory and quality standards.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records, documentation, and reports to ensure regulatory compliance and intellectual property protection.
  • Project Management: Take ownership of assigned projects, managing timelines, budgets, and resources effectively to ensure successful project outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the design and development of Class III medical devices, including familiarity with medical device regulations and relevant standards (e.g., ISO 13485).
  • Demonstrated experience in biomaterial development, coating technologies, or related research.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to technical challenges.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to collaborate in a diverse team.

Other relevant info:

  • Working with the Vascular Division – specifically the Venous Therapies space
  • 12 months contract initially with potential to extend after 12 months
  • Hybrid role – min of 1-3 days on site depending on project needs
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