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Engineering & Technical

Senior Design & Development Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 13/07/2017
Job Reference: 88921

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 091730022

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


Description

Our Purpose
  • We are global organization that strives without reserve to provide best in class packaging engineering solutions to our customers. Our team supports a broad array of R&D project activity in the Cardiac and Vascular Space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative packaging solutions that drive competitive advantage. Our team is directly connected with the R&D organization from concept thru to commercial realization for a global market place. This Senior Engineer will partake with a development team providing direction thru customer needs; concept iteration, final design and qualification of an entire system in the Cardiac & Vascular space.

Our Offer
  • You will provide technical leadership in design & development of solutions that meet customer needs. You will apply solid modelling and predictive engineering tools to build a risk profile for a target concept/design. You will have a high technical material analysis mind set and you will use this to make sound decisions early in the development cycle. You will have a strong customer orientation and you will use this to enlist structured voice of customer feedback during the development process. You will strive to understand edge of failure and knowing this you will execute right first time verification and validation activities. You will provide a robust system that meets the rigor of sterilization and distribution environment. You will have excellent project management skills set. You will have strong interpersonal competency and you will apply this across a team of engineers that will support key program. You will lead change, driving innovative breakthrough ideas, which will add value to the customer experience. You will track key metrics during the design development process in particular right first time focus for critical R&D phase gates. You will drive cost down and focus on this area as part of the design development process. You will partner with a global packaging engineering organization in addition to cross functional staff at other company locations. You will lead technical focused packaging strategic initiatives thru a leadership team, where technical level communication and delivery are required. You will manage thru influence as part of a matrix organization and this also applies to external vendors and test houses. You will understand and comply with company policy and procedures and external standards.

Qualifications
Your Profile
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level L8 in Engineering/Science or a related discipline, Masters desirably, with five (5) years relevant experience in the medical device R&D sector. You are a team player with strong communication, both written and spoken, and high collaboration/engagement skill set. You have a patient/customer focused orientation. You have a proven design & development competency in a R&D focused organization. You set high standards and are driven to execute in a highly focused team dynamic. You are attention to detail oriented, with critical thinking and sound decision making mind set. You have a high quality and compliance ethic.
  • Leadership Expectations provide the framework for what we expect from all employees at our company - outlining the actions and behaviours we must develop and demonstrate in pursuit of our Mission and global growth goals.

Shape
  • We are committed to being experts in what we do, with a clear vision of where we are going and the plan to get there.
  • Demonstrates Global Business Acumen
  • Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions
  • Sets Strategic Direction

Engage
  • We partner with and involve others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.
  • Collaborates and Creates Alignment
  • Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent
  • Fosters Diversity and Inclusion

Innovate
  • We are bold thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, partners, and customers.
  • Focuses on Patient and Customer
  • Generates Breakthrough Ideas
  • Initiates and Leads Change

Achieve
  • We do what we say we are going to do, delivering results with the highest standards.
  • Sets High Standards
  • Instils Operational Excellence
  • Drives Accountability
  • Models Ethical Behaviour

For further information on this Sr Design & Development Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 091730022 / bimi@hero.ie
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