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R&D/Product Development Engineer I

Job Title: R&D/Product Development Engineer I
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89518
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 0868395533

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

Key Responsibilities:
  • Be an integral part of the team tasked with the development process from concept generation through to device design and development with a specific focus on Tooling and Fixture Design.
  • Liaise with the development teams to provide direction and advice on device assembly challenges.
  • Create new design solutions or leverage existing designs to create cost effective and efficient improvements to assembly challenges.
  • Develop fully detailed Specifications for tooling and fixturing according to Company standards.
  • Communicate and manage manufacture of fixturing with tooling manufacturers.
  • Liaise with the development teams to provide direction and advice on their tooling requirements.
  • Support the maintenance of specifications and other relevant documentation to comply with quality standards.
  • Contribute to Product design activities
  • Assist in the development of intellectual property generated by development activities.
  • A Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • A high skill level using Solidworks 3D modelling software.
  • 2 to 5 years in a mechanical design environment preferably in a medical device design environment, with exposure to product design and Fixture design.
  • A working Knowledge of minimally invasive Medical Device design, development and manufacturing processes.
  • The ideal candidate will have skills in tooling and jig and Fixture design.
  • Design of injection moulded and machined components is desirable
  • Must have relevant experience working with project teams in planning and executing project plans and delivering projects through key milestone phases and associated activities.
  • 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.
  • Availability to participate in limited travelling to meet with customers to conduct scheduled reviews.
For further information on this R&D/Product Development Engineer I role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 /
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