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Engineering & Technical

Senior Balloons Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 16/04/2018
Job Reference: 89167

Job Description

Contact: Deirdre Finnerty
Telephone: 086 3073779

Senior Balloons Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Balloons Engineer for their site.

Job Responsibilities:
Product development
  • Develop balloon based products to customer specifications using a range of materials which would typically include Nylons, Pebax, and Polyurethanes
  • Work with customers to identify balloon performance requirements for a range of balloon application which would typically include PTA, PTCA, and Vascular Occlusion.
  • Work with company cross functional teams (Quality, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain) to take R&D balloon concepts through the product development process into steady state manufacturing.
Project Execution
  • Develop project plans, estimate level of effort and time required to execute prospective projects.
  • Deliver all aspects of projects on time and on budget to meet all customer requirements including performance and quality.
  • Develop, train staff and implement best in class balloon development processes.
  • Identify additions and gaps in our product offering and propose ways in which these can be addressed.
Customer Management
  • Work with the commercial team in developing new business and negotiating projects with customer.
  • Expand existing customer engagements by building and extending relationships at all levels of the customer's organizations
  • Become recognized by clients as a leader and value-added contributor  
Key Requirements:
  • 10+ years medical industry experience in medical device balloon based products
  • Must have previous experience working on balloon development and commercialisation in a medical device environment preferably engineering or design consultancy.
  • Signification customer management experience required.
  • Engineering degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Good business acumen
  • Decision maker. Willing to take proactive and measured risks to meet objectives.
  • Energetic, proactive, and self-motivated
For further information on this Senior Balloons Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779 /

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