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Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds

R&D Engineer (Materials Science)

R&D Engineer
I’m recruiting for a professional with strong research & development/materials science experience with skills in the identification of new product ideas and the successful development of global continence care/bladder related product technologies. You will work with senior management within the organization to support the Global Marketing organization for the successful completion of specific objectives.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working from basic clinical needs to device concept to prototype development ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Researching new technologies and designing solutions to develop and complement the existing product portfolio
  • Providing technical support to NPD, Global Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Managing project schedules, conducting product and project risk analysis and ensuring successful and timely completion of project activities.
  • Preparing financial reports and/or justifications for financial authorization and effectively communicate same
  • Reviewing vendors product offerings to access suitability

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing/selecting materials and components and the evaluation of same
  • Evaluating new technology performance and stability
  • Supporting future product introductions
  • Accomplishing trial work for new technologies
  • Working with patent counsel to support patentability/infringement searches and preparation of patent application


  • Degree (Honors) in Materials/Polymer Science or Engineering(Polymer)/Bio Medical or Masters in a related discipline
  • 4+ years relevant industry experience preferably in medical devices

Specialized skills/technical knowledge

  • Good working knowledge of polymer materials including surface modifications and coating technologies
  • Innovation/Creative Thinker – must have a demonstrated ability to conduct exploration of subject areas for novel concepts and approaches
  • Experience dealing with medical personnel and reducing feedback to device concepts
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D modeling experience
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical problem solving abilities
  • Good organization and communications skills
  • Good team skills a high level of enthusiasm and motivation
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Project
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives

For further information on this R&D Engineer role in Mayo please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/

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R&D Engineer (Materials Science)

Amanda Reynolds

Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds
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