R&D Engineer

HERO

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Location Limerick
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Laura Neary
email recruit@hero.ie

R&D Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-11996
Research & Development Engineer

Reporting to: Senior Research & Development Engineer/Research & Development Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Design development, prototyping, test method design, design evaluation, design reviews, design specifications, design verification and validation, design protocols and reports, transfer to production activities in a timely effective manner.
  • Product testing and evaluation, completion of test reports to support design selection.
  • Preparation and presentation of design reviews.
  • Product and project risk analysis and risk management.
  • Work with Process Development Engineering to introduce/develop new equipment and production processes as required for any new manufacturing techniques.
  • Source new materials components and equipment.
  • Development of component specifications, inspection methods, bills of materials and manufacturing processes.
  • Introduction of new equipment, materials and technologies.
  • Work closely with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s), physicians and product managers to develop innovative medical devices to improve patient care.
  • Project lead for assigned research & development projects including technical and project management responsibly.
  • Manage and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones.
  • Work closely with cross functional groups to achieve project and company goals.
  • Product performance evaluations.
  • Contribute to innovation and creativity within team through filing of disclosures and patents.
  • Hold regular project meetings and document minutes and actions.
  • Ensure project milestones are achieved to meet business metrics.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.

Communications:

  • Regular communication to cross-functional teams, senior management and business unit leaders.
  • Project status communications and reporting.
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practices.
  • Educating oneself in the medical area for which the new devices are being developed in order to have an appreciation for what needs to be achieved with these products.
  • Support other cross functional groups to deliver company goals.
  • Ensure that the clients’ Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Design, Chemical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • 2 years’ design experience medical device roles.
  • Project planning skills.
  • Execution of project in a timely effective manner.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Good mechanical design and understanding of engineering fundamentals with extensive medical device materials knowledge.
  • Manufacturing design and process understanding.
  • Good working knowledge of Solidworks and/or Pro Engineer CAD.
  • Strong technical writer.
  • Knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives (ISO13485 and FDA CFR 820), EU Medical Device Regulation 2017/745.
  • Team Player with ability to develop strong working relationships.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Highly motivated individual, self-starter with a passion for excellence.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

For further information on this role please contact Laura Neary on 086 773 8651/ recruit@hero.ie 

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/ 

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Laura Neary

JOB-11996

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R&D Engineer

Laura Neary

Role Type Permanent
Contact Laura Neary
email recruit@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 773 86 51
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