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Principal R&D Engineer

Job Title: Principal R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 88198
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 091730022

Principal R&D Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Principal R&D Engineer
for their site.

Our Purpose
At our Research & Development Department, we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. Principal R&D Engineers are directly involved in all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercialization of cutting edge structural heart devices.

Our Offer
You will contribute to identifying and assessing opportunities for device, technology & process development. You will be responsible for representing the company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts. You will provide leadership in technical innovation across the department. You will be leading projects from concept phase into commercialization phase and play a key role on the product / process / engineering / leadership fronts. You will support basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype. You will participate in applying an understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs. You will liaise with and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally. You will resolve technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities. You will continually contribute to generation of intellectual property.

Your Profile
We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level (L8) in Engineering or related discipline and desirably with 8 years relevant experience. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced with medical device product development and have a strong proven track record in innovation and project/program management. Strong communication and presentation skills are desirable. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Leadership Expectations provide the framework for what we expect from all employees - outlining the actions and behaviours we must develop and demonstrate in pursuit of our Mission and global growth goals.

  • We are committed to being experts in what we do, with a clear vision of where we are going and the plan to get there.
  • Demonstrates Global Business Acumen
  • Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions
  • Sets Strategic Direction

  • We partner with and involve others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.
  • Collaborates and Creates Alignment
  • Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent
  • Fosters Diversity and Inclusion

  • We are bold thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, partners, and customers.
  • Focuses on Patient and Customer
  • Generates Breakthrough Ideas
  • Initiates and Leads Change

We do what we say we are going to do, delivering results with the highest standards.
  • Sets High Standards
  • Instils Operational Excellence
  • Drives Accountability
  • Models Ethical Behaviour

For further information on this Principal R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 091730022 /
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