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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy

NPI Engineer

New Product Introduction Engineer

Role Description:

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently recruiting for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer to join their team. As a member of the NPI Team the NPI Engineer will lead NPI and Product Development (PD) projects. This will include, but not limited to Group meetings/calls in order to provide regular updates to all Teams on project activities, milestones and status.


Lead the execution of the following NPI and PD activities:

  • Supporting the Introduction of ISO56000, Innovation Management Standard.
  • Execution of initiated projects within the Freudenberg Medical Group.
  • Design & Development of New Products through the Customers design process.
  • Prototyping and Testing concept and initial Engineering builds.
  • Design Verification and Validation including development of test protocols & and reports.
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Management as per ISO13485.
  • Identify the requirements for new Technologies to support robust products and processes.
  • Test Method & Process Development using statistical tools (R&R, DOE, Equivalence Tests).
  • Clearly defined processes documented in standard work instructions.
  • Process Verification and Validation for release of products for commercialisation.

Project Management and Execution of assigned projects spanning from concept to commercialisations including budgeting, prioritisation, resource management, status/stakeholder management and external communication

Scope & define new Technology User Requirements required to support the implementation of new projects.

Skills and Experience:

  • Highly Effective and articulate communication skills with an ability to convey and link with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • An ability to work cross functionally as this role requires interaction with different functions across the Group.
  • Demonstrates a behaviour of high performance and creates an environment of high engagement within the NPI Team.
  • Project Management of NPI & PD projects using appropriate methods and tools. (e.g. PMBOK, Agile)
  • Six Sigma – lead problem solving and process improvement projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Proficient and proven experience of Product and Process Validation.


NFQ Level 8 or higher in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Bio-Medical) is preferred. Other qualification in Project Management, Six Sigma and People Management will be a distinct advantage.

For further information on this NPI Engineer role in Galway please contact Ciaran Fahy on 087-4108620/

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Ciaran Fahy


NPI Engineer

Ciaran Fahy

Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy
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