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Engineering & Technical

R & D Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 1/08/2017
Job Reference: 88199

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 091730022

R&D Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a 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.

Our Offer
You will contribute to developing products for use in medical procedures as defined/required by the business needs of the company. You will be responsible for establishing the most effective, reliable and cost effective processing methods for manufacturing operation. You will provide technical support to product and process development and on field related activities such as clinical programs and complaint investigations. You will be leading multidiscipline teams in planning and implementing the introduction of new products, in line with marketing plans and undertaking specific projects as designated in support of the business activities of the company. You will support the introduction/implementation of product/process/materials changes to the manufacturing operation. You will participate in sourcing, testing and approving materials. You will monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation and understand and operate to departmental and company quality procedures. You will represent the company externally with our customers. You will document design/development/test activities as required in Engineering Laboratory notebooks.

Your Profile
We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level 8 in Engineering / Science or related discipline and desirably with medical device technology experience ideally in interventional vascular devices. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced with biomedical materials and processing knowledge, experience of medical device design procedures and proven track record in innovative design, development/manufacturing implementation programs. Strong interpersonal, leadership and team 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.



Shape
  • 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

Engage
  • 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

Innovate
  • 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

Achieve
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 R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 091730022 / bimi@hero.ie Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - www.hero.ie

Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval


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