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Manufacturing Engineer

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HERO Recruitment are working with a client who is in the process of advancing medical device technology for the treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF). 

They are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their expanding team in Galway.


  • Collaborate within the Technical Operations team to contribute to new product development initiatives, including supporting process refinement, scalability, and technology integration.
  • Research and implement intricate processes and technologies to expedite the time-to-market for the next generation of devices.
  • Formulate manufacturing processes while adhering to principles of Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA).
  • Provide assistance for production builds and initiatives to enhance yield, encompassing problem-solving, root cause analysis, and solution development.
  • Contribute to the design, documentation, implementation, maintenance, and spare parts provision of fixtures and equipment.
  • Evaluate, in collaboration with the team, potential process, design, and supply chain risks, and develop strategies to identify, monitor, manage, and mitigate these risks.
  • Support activities related to the transition of design to manufacturing.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality products.
  • Generate reports, documents, procedures, specifications, and technical documentation in alignment with Quality System requirements to ensure project success.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, Polymer, Manufacturing, Materials, or Industrial Engineering. A Master's or PhD in a related field is beneficial.
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience within a MedTech company operating under FDA regulations.
  • Familiarity with good manufacturing practices (GMP) in a cleanroom environment is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in design and technical aptitude rooted in comprehensive knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and medical device processing technologies.
  • Track record in the development and production of medical devices involving complex processes and assembly techniques, with a proven ability to achieve results in this environment.
  • Demonstrates accountability in meeting commitments, following through, exhibiting clear ownership, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and outcomes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with the ability to articulate ideas spontaneously, fluently, and precisely, even in complex scenarios.
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks is a plus.
  • Brings support and positive attributes to a culture that is respectful, supportive, goal oriented, scientific, and diverse.
  • Team player with an innovative mindset.
  • High integrity and honesty.


• Must be able to travel domestically and internationally by air and car and work occasional weekends.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and passport.
• The Manufacturing Engineer must develop and evolve their skills to stay abreast of the evolving
business environment.

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