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Engineering & Technical

Principal Test Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 29/11/2018
Job Reference: 99818
Contact Name: Anne-Marie Fox
Contact Email:

Job Description

Contact: Anne - Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Principal Test Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Principal Test Engineer for their site.

  • Technical lead for the development of Test Systems within a Medical Device Manufacturing environment.
  • Lead the development of Test Systems involving Electro-Mechanical Pneumatic control.
  • Partner with Product Development to communicate DFM/DFT requirements in Product Design and support Product Design Qualification.
  • Document Test System requirements/specifications and drive Test System qualification/validation activities.
  • Direct external contractors in the production of Electro-Mechanical test systems.
  • Partner with Manufacturing Engineering Department to ensure the highest standards of practice related to EHS, GMP, process optimization.
  • Lead the activity required to commission test systems for prototype and mainstream production.
  • Represent the Test development function at technical reviews.
  • Engage in trouble shooting activity related to improving test yields.
  • Generate costings, task lists and schedule detail for the purposes of project management.

Key Skills & Experience
  • Engineering Degree (L8) in a related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading the development of electro mechanical control systems with emphasis on pneumatics control/measurement.
  • Analog and Digital circuit Analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable MDD standards compliance.
  • Strong planning and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of C and LabWindows/CVI or LabView.
  • Knowledge of ISO EN13485 & FDA Quality requirements an advantage.
  • Experience of working within a Medical Device manufacturing environment an advantage.
  • A strong team player with an ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • A strong aptitude for problem solving, be pro-active and be able to work on their own initiative.

For further information on this Principal Test Engineer role in Galway please contact Anne - Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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