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Senior Research & Development Engineer

Galway, Ireland
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Johanne Kennedy
+353 86 440 3725
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  • We are seeking an experienced engineer to focus on all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercializing of innovative medical devices.
  • Design and develop new medical devices from initial concept phase through design freeze, verification, and validation and finally into commercialization phase.
  • Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype.
  • Recognize and address technological risks at every stage of the design process to minimize their impact.
  • Utilize knowledge of anatomy and physiology alongside engineering expertise in materials and processes to develop functional designs.
  • Effectively engage and foster relationships with team members, colleagues, and essential technology and component suppliers, both domestically and internationally.
  • Play a part in overcoming technical challenges within current designs and assist in maintaining the portfolio through ongoing support activities.
  • Contribute to the generation of intellectual property.
  • Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers.
  • Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or related discipline with minimum 5 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment, advanced degree preferred.
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams and across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.
  • Medical device product development experience desirable
  • Technical experience in DOE (Design of Experiments), Six Sigma, DFM etc.
  • Experience in interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.

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For further information on this please contact Johanne Kennedy on 0864403725 / Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –

Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval Data can only be transferred outside of the EEA on the basis of standards contractual clauses, to a country for whom an adequacy decision has been given by the European Commission or where the express permission of the data subject has been given. You have supplied us with your personal data in the process of applying for a position. Our client company may have personnel outside of the EEA who will review your data. We will apply the appropriate criteria in respect of the data transfer depending on the location of those personnel.

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