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Engineering & Technical

R&D Manager - Galway - 103763

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 12/06/2019
Job Reference: 103763
Contact Name: Bimi Felix
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Job Description

R&D Manager - Galway - 103763
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an R&D Manager for their site.

  • Adheres to company Values and all safety and quality requirements.
  • Manages a team of Engineers and Technicians as they design, develop, and introduce new products and systems to production, both technically and economically.
  • Manages the development and implementation of processes and equipment for existing or new products.
  • Ensures compliance with company product development process (PDP).
  • Maintains process development expenses within project budgets.
  • Investigates the use of new or substitute parts, different materials, improved processed, or automation to enhance efficiency.
  • Provides appropriate training and development to subordinates to ensure adherence to safety, quality, and technical standards.
  • Monitor technologies being used within relevant industries, by both direct and indirect competitors, to help Integer maintain its competitive advantage.
  • Responsible for championing continuous improvement initiatives in engineering technology, skills, and tools.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and development of engineering positions.
  • Performs other functions as required.
  • Supports capital acquisition requests and leads installation/validation of new equipment.
  • Leads engineering resources in the creation of new procedures and updates/improvements to existing procedures.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline. MS/ preferred.
  • 10-12 years manufacturing and/or engineering experience with 5 years in a technical managerial capacity.
  • Previous experience in managing new product introduction to manufacturing.
  • Excellent communication and demonstration skills, both verbal and written. Knowledge of Six-Sigma and lean techniques.

For further information on this R&D Manager role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 086 8395533 /

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