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R&D Senior Engineer

Job Title: R&D Senior Engineer
Location: Galway
REF: 90940
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

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

Our Purpose
  • We are global organization that strives without reserve to provide best in class packaging engineering solutions to our customers.
  • Our team supports a broad array of R&D project activity in the Cardiac and Vascular Space.
  • Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative packaging solutions that drive competitive advantage.
  • Our team is directly connected with the R&D organization from concept thru to commercial realization for a global market place.
  • This Senior Engineer will partake with a development team providing direction thru customer needs; concept iteration, final design and qualification of an entire system in the Cardiac & Vascular space.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Continually identify and assess opportunities for product, technology & process development
  • Provide technical leadership in design & development of packaging concepts across our key businesses
  • Lead technical deliverables with application of solid modelling & predictive engineering tools to mitigate risk with package design.
  • Technical Material analysis in the area of sterile barrier design to meet the associated distribution environments
  • Technical knowledge in the area of pouch and thermoformed tray manufacture.
  • Rigorous engineering analysis during design development to allow for smooth transition of Packaging and Labelling (P&L) deliverables throughout the Product Development Process
  • Technical level communication and integration across R&D Development Team
  • Application of Voice Of Customer thru Galway Customer Innovation Center & via Cat Lab interaction.
  • Strong project management execution skills
  • Provide Leadership and direction to a core recourse pool (P&L) in driving Packaging engineering deliverables.
  • Participate actively with a broad array of Vendors.
  • Monitor specific in country regulations as they apply to Packaging Materials and Processes.
  • Evolve best practices for packaging qualification of programs against required International standards for both PDP & Process Qualification
  • Provide direct input to Sterilization Methods and process changes, with particular input on impacts from a Packaging perspective.
  • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Understand and comply with Company Guidelines and Regulations

Your Profile
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level L8 in Engineering/Science or a related discipline, Masters desirably, with
  • Five (5) years relevant experience in the medical device R&D sector.
  • Packaging engineering experience preferable but not essential for this role.
  • You are a team player with strong communication, both written and spoken, and high collaboration/engagement skill set. You have a patient/customer focused orientation.
  • You have a proven design & development competency in a R&D focused organization.
  • You set high standards and are driven to execute in a highly focused team dynamic.
  • You are attention to detail oriented, with critical thinking and sound decision making mind set.
  • You have a high quality and compliance ethic.

For further information on this R&D Senior Engineer role in Galway please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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