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R&D Engineer

Job Title: R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 86480
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Anthony Cummins
Telephone: 091730022

R&D Engineer Galway
Are you looking for an R&D Engineering job? Do you want to be part of an innovative team that seek to make a difference in the medical world every day? Would you be interested in a move to Galway? Then I have the role for you!
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an R&D Engineer for their site.

As part of the Design Services Engineering team at our Galway facility the R&D Engineer will be an integral part of a team developing a range of medical devices. This position requires a candidate with product development experience in the medical arena, and one who will be comfortable operating as part of a team to develop the company's products. She/he will report to the Group Leader, and the position will be based in our Galway facility.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Be an integral part of the team tasked with the development process from concept generation through to design verification.
  • Apply new and existing technologies to provide optimum delivery system design.
  • Provide technical feedback during frequent technical contact with customers to optimise product design.
  • Participate in trials with physicians to provide clinically relevant feedback on product designs.
  • Support the maintenance of product files and other relevant documentation to comply with quality standards.
  • Assist in the development of intellectual property generated by development activities.

Key Requirements:
  • An engineering, science or equivalent degree.
  • 2 to 5 years' industry experience in a medical product development and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of minimally invasive Medical Device design, development and manufacturing. Ideally the candidate will have experience working with catheter technology, catheter design and testing and catheter manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge of catheter device materials including metals and polymers, knowledge of biocompatibility requirements an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will have relevant experience working with project teams in planning and executing project plans and delivering projects through key milestone phases and associated activities.
  • Experience with engineering tools such as DOE and SPC, and ideally experience using Minitab.
  • 3D modelling experience.
  • Experience of participating in Design Reviews and the compilation of associated documentation, including:
  • A working knowledge of ISO 13485 & FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Design Control requirements.
  • Experience in working with teams on compilation of FMEA, design verification and validations protocols and reports.
  • Knowledge of biocompatibility, Sterilization validations, packaging/transportation validations an advantage.
  • Availability to participate in limited travelling to meet with customers to conduct scheduled reviews.
  • Proven track record of excellent time keeping & attendance is essential.

If you?re free for a quick chat to find out more about this R&D Engineer role in Galway or any other R&D opportunities I have available, then please contact me on 091730022 or
I look forward to hearing from you - Anthony Cummins, Engineering Recruitment Consultant

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