Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact James Corcoran
email engineering@hero.ie

R&D Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11790
R&D Engineer

The R&D Engineer will design, develop, modify and evaluate medical devices. The engineer will use structured engineering, problem-solving and statistical techniques to designs and develop new products and/or improve existing products whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and budget.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Design and set-up experiments, manage evaluation testing and work with suppliers/manufacturers in developing new and existing products.
  • Actively involved in specifying, sourcing, testing and approving material
  • Prepare and lead critical technical design reviews, including preparation and presentation of supporting design documents
  • Project manage transfer of products from concept/design phase to commercial manufacturing
  • Follow design control procedure/standards in accordance with ISO13485
  • Create and maintain design-related technical notes (notebooks, protocols, validations, manufacturing documents, etc.) building a complete design history file
  • Compile and analyse operational, test and development data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products
  • Manage and prepare engineering test protocols and reports
  • Provide new design concepts
  • Work with relevant functions in transferring R&D projects to commercial operations.

As the successful candidate, you will have the following:

  • Qualified to Level 8 in engineering, science or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
  • Strong mechanical design skills
  • Experience with design control and ISO1348
  • Strong computer Skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.
  • Six sigma green belt experience preferable
  • Knowledge of catheter manufacturing processes essential
  • Knowledge of material properties
  • Strong project management and leadership skills essential
  • Experience in risk assessment and FMEA
  • CAD experience preferable
  • Knowledge in the use of a variety of materials (plastics, metal, adhesives, etc.)
  • Knowledge of catheter manufacturing processes (bonding, moulding, etc.)
  • Experience in bringing a product from concept/design phase to commercial manufacturing
  • Understanding/working knowledge of relevant standards and regulatory requirements
  • Good working knowledge in statistical process control and capability analysis
  • Good working knowledge in statistical process control and capability analysis using DMAIC and DOE techniques
  • Influential team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices

For further information on this role please contact James Corcoran on 086 046 2367 / engineering@hero.ie



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James Corcoran

JOB-11790

R&D Engineer

James Corcoran

Role Type Permanent
Contact James Corcoran
email engineering@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 046 23 67
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