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Engineering & Technical

R&D Engineer - Contract - Galway

Contract Type: Contract
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Location: Galway
Date: 30/05/2018
Job Reference: 95639

Job Description

All applicants must have a valid working permit/visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact
: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395531

R&D Engineer – Contract

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

Job Purpose
• Develops products, materials, processes, or equipment for medical device products in the treatment of heart disease.
• Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyses, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials. Key Responsibilities
• Develops new ideas and technologies within an assigned product area.
• May co-ordinate activities of a number of technicians in an assigned phase of a development project.
• Interfaces with Marketing, Operations, Quality Assurance, vendors and possibly physicians.
• Defines, prototypes, clinically tests and transfers new product to production.
• Participates in design review and designing products and processes for fabrication.
• Develops production equipment and process improvements and innovations and is responsible for cost improvement programs.
• Ensures the efficient transfer of prototype and pilot products to full production status and supports these product lines on an ongoing basis.
• Communicates changes in project milestones and writes project reports as required
• Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects. Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
• Understands and complies with complex regulations, including FDA & ISO, governing the quality systems
• Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
• Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements

Qualifications/Requirements
• Primary Degree in either Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering. Min. FETAC level 8
• Strong R&D experience preferably in the Medical Device industry.
• Test method Development and Design Verification experience
• Experience in Statistical analytical including Minitab
• Candidates should have a proven track record of working in a fast paced environment with strong technical capabilities and be capable of handling multiple development aspects of assigned projects.

For further information on this R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 / caroline@hero.ie. Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie

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