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Senior Research & Development Engineer

ID
14472
Location
Limerick
Role Type
Permanent
Contact
Johanne Kennedy
Email
choices@hero.ie
Phone
+353 86 440 3725
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Senior Research & Development Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Design development, prototyping, test method design, design evaluation, design reviews, design specifications, design verification and validation, design protocols and reports, transfer to production activities in a timely and effective manner.
  • Product and project risk analysis and risk management.
  • Develop prototypes which are consistent with the clinical and design requirements of the project.
  • Research new therapies and design solutions to develop and complement the existing product portfolio.
  • Introduce new equipment, materials and technologies.
  • Work closely with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s), physicians and product managers to develop innovative medical devices to improve patient care.
  • Project lead for assigned Research & Development team/s including technical and project management leadership responsibly.
  • Lead technical development of projects.
  • Lead all key design decisions to ensure quality design selection.
  • Manage the activities of the project team and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones and business metrics are achieved.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.
  • Mentoring, coaching and development of direct reports if required.
  • Foster innovation and creativity within team and perform disclosure reviews.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.
  • Regular communication to cross-functional teams, senior management and business unit leaders.
  • Project status communications and reporting.
  • Instrumental in driving and implementing change to improve departmental and company performance.
  • Support other cross functional groups to deliver company goals.
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Science, Design or similar discipline, Masters or Ph.D. level preferred but not essential.
  • 5+ years’ experience is ideal.
  • Proven Project Leadership abilities.
  • Good Project Management methodology and skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering quality results in a timely effective manner.
  • Good mechanical design and understanding of engineering fundamentals with extensive medical device materials knowledge.
  • Good manufacturing design and process understanding.
  • Good working knowledge of Solidworks and/or Pro Engineer CAD.
  • Good presentation skills (working knowledge of MS PowerPoint).
  • Strong technical writer.
  • Attention to detail and Quality focus.
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives (ISO13485 and FDA CFR 820).
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience of medical device development from concept through to commercialisation.
  • Ability to effectively translate needs of clinicians and SBU into project inputs.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

For more information on this role in please contact Johanne Kennedy on +353 86 440 3725 / choices@hero.ie

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