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105468 - Process Development Technician - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 13/09/2019
Job Reference: 105468
Contact Name: Tommy McKeown
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Job Description

Process Development Technician - Galway - 105468

Process Development Technician

Job Summary:

Building & testing of electromechanical medical device prototypes and design iterations. Good documentation competency required. Knowledge of metallurgy, plastics, adhesives and assembly required. Process Validation experience required.

Authority Assignment:

The Process Development Technician has the authority to act on behalf of the Process Development Engineer.


=Setting up experimental rigs and preparing samples for development tests

=Setting such samples up on a range of different functional test rigs

=Managing and supervising test lots on various electro and mechanical test set ups.

=Documenting all results and presenting data in a concise and accurate manner.

=Writing test protocols and reports

=Supporting engineering personnel in various project activities.

=Assisting in potential equipment vendor assessment and selection.

=Technical liaison with equipment and process vendors.

=Management and design of experiments and studies with same vendors

=Perform other assigned tasks as directed by supervisor or head of function


=5 years' experience in a product or process development technician role, or 5 years as a senior process operator, assuming a drive and willingness to learn and succeed.

=Minimum of a diploma or equivalent in an engineering or technological discipline.

Specific Requirements:

=Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision

=Meticulous attention to detail

=Strong scientific and technical awareness with an appetite to investigate and learn

=Understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA design and development processes

=Knowledge of design verification process and systems

=Proficiency in use of desktop software applications such as MS office

=Good time management skills

=Excellent verbal and written communication skills

=Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with good interpersonal skills

=Methodical and analytical approach to work

Environmental Conditions:

Typical medical device design and development environment with work also performed in development labs and manufacturing areas in addition to customer/supplier locations.

For further information on this Process Development Technician role in Galway please contact Tommy Mckeown on 086 0100 903 /

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