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Research Engineer

Job Title: Research Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Limerick
REF: 85992
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Research Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Research Engineer for their site on an hourly contracting basis.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To write funding applications
  • To work with research laboratories in projects to develop automation solutions
  • To liaise with the different teams to understand business opportunities
  • To put in place the appropriate legal agreements
  • To manage research budgets
  • To support funding applications for different areas of automation and Industrie 4.0
  • To provide guidance to other staff and students in own specialist area, including supervising and assessing undergraduate projects
  • To take part in knowledge-transfer activities, including collaborative meetings with other research groups
  • To maintain knowledge and understanding within the field/specialism, transforming and applying knowledge acquired from scholarship to research
  • Identify appropriate resources and technical requirements for the Automation Centre of Excellence research projects
  • Work with all relevant project teams to deliver project on time and on budget with the required quality level.
  • Ensure compliance with each company?s procedures, cGMP, recognized quality standards and regulatory expectation.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Open to travel to support development.

Principle Accountabilities:
  • To manage a team of junior researchers
  • To manage research projects
  • To write funding applications
  • To write research reports
  • To set up and manage legal agreements with research institutions
  • To plan and develop research project charters.

Key Competencies Required:
  • Project management skills
  • Communication Skills
  • High Attention to Detail
  • Proactive approach to Work
  • High Standards
  • Flexible
  • Availability to travel as required by the research projects
  • Analytical Skills
  • Team Player
  • Highly Computer Literate
  • Influencing skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly motivated
  • Responsible Project Management
  • Continuous Improvement Focused

Qualifications & Experience

  • PhD in an engineering discipline
  • 2 years? experience in a research environment after PhD
  • 1 year experience working in industry
  • High level of technical English
  • Proven academic track record
  • Multidisciplinary background
  • Project Management Professional with experience managing Research projects
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations

  • 1 year experience in a regulated industrial environment
  • Experience setting up legal agreements
  • Successful funding history
  • Experience in managing European funded projects
  • Process Excellence ? Six Sigma Blackbelt certified

For further information on this Research Engineer role in Limerick please contact Anthony Cummins on 091730022 /
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