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Principle R&D Engineer

Job Title: Principle R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 85395
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Principle R&D Engineer

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

Purpose
Principal R&D Engineers are directly involved in all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercialization of cutting edge devices such as structural heart devices.

Responsibilities
  • You will contribute to identifying and assessing opportunities for device, technology & process development.
  • You will be responsible for 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.
  • You will assist in the development of more junior technical staff through mentoring and coaching.

Qualifications
  • Qualified person to Degree level (L8) in Engineering or related discipline and desirably with 8 or more 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 management.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.


For further information on this Principle R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 / anna@hero.ie
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