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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds

Principal R&D Engineer- Start Up Medical Device Co

Principal R&D Engineer

My client a Start Up Medical Device company are searching for a technical Principal R&D Engineer for their Galway site. The company is entering a really exciting phase and this role is offers excellent opportunity to be an integral part of that. 

Reporting into the Director of Engineering, this Principal Engineer position plays a key role in leading the R&D function and the development of devices in the companies’ portfolio.

As the Principal R&D Engineer you will:

  • Lead and mentor the R&D Engineers in the Product Development Group
  • Lead the Design and Development process for both new and transfer products from Development phase up to Transfer to Production
  • Gather clinical/user needs and translate into technical specifications
  • Manage component/assembly design
  • Prototype and DV testing
  • Test method development
  • Generate, analyse and interpret test data
  • Develop and deliver project plans to performance, time and cost targets
  • Liaising with external resources to achieve project goals
  • Implement the risk management process
  • Identify product testing required


You will need:

  • A Minimum of 10 years’ experience in medical device design/development or similar role in a medical device company
  • Mechanical Engineering degree or higher
  • Strong technical aptitude with a detailed understanding of fundamental engineering principals
  • Knowledge of materials (Nitinol, stainless steel, polymers) and processes used in medical devices
  • Fundamental knowledge of statistical analysis. Six Sigma Black Belt => “nice to have”

For further information on this Principal R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/


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Amanda Reynolds


Principal R&D Engineer- Start Up Medical Device Co

Amanda Reynolds

Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds
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