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R&D Engineer II

Job Title: R&D Engineer II
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 80793
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Mullery
Telephone: 091730022

R&D Engineer II in Galway
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a R&D Engineer II for their site. The R&D Engineer II will be responsible for developing products, materials, process or equipment for medical device products in the treatment of heart. Based in the Galway site, they will be under limited supervision/guidance in compiling and analysing reports on 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
  • Primary Degree in Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering. Min. FETAC level 8
  • Strong R&D experience preferably in the health care industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 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.

If you're interested in this R&D Engineer II job in Galway or any other R&D opportunities, please contact Jenny Mullery on 091 730 022 or
I look forward to hearing from you - Anthony Cummins, Engineering Recruitment Consultant

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