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Engineering & Technical

Senior Design Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 6/07/2016
Job Reference: 84016

Job Description

Senior Design Engineer

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

Through close collaboration with Customers and Marketing, will deliver high quality and innovative products, technologies and procedural solutions that will enable our client to continue to work with our Customers to make healthcare better resulting in increased market share.
Designs, develops, refines and evaluates mechanical components assemblies or subsystems for mechanical and/or electro-mechanical medical devices and implants. Uses concurrent engineering and rapid prototyping techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to project deadlines and product costs.
Plan and execute successful product development projects, occasionally leading and training team members on technical aspects of product commercialization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Close cooperation with end customers to understand and validate users' needs. Work closely with marketing, surgeons and OR staff to develop initial design inputs and refine prototypes and final product designs throughout the product development lifecycle with a focus on projects in new or changing procedural areas.
? Development of medical devices from concept to commercialisation.
? Work with internal and external design teams to invent and create smart, innovative solutions to healthcare problems and mechanical/electrical design challenges.
? Conducts research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity.
? Evaluate and optimize concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop product designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas
? Determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. Analyse equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings.
? Lead and contribute significantly in efforts to identify, determine product requirements, generate production drawings for parts and assemblies and develop and manage full product design documentation.
? Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
? Communicate with process development and manufacturing engineering to resolve technical challenges and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.
? Liaison with supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials
? This position is accountable for achieving product performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating project status and escalating issues when appropriate.
? Independently determines and develops approach to resolving end customers product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product design, and product training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
? Bachelor?s Degree in Science /Engineering is required.
? Minimum of 3+ years? experience within Manufacturing role or equivalent in either Medical device or Pharmaceutical Industry.
? Validation experience is a distinct advantage
? High level of PC skills required. The successful candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint packages. Knowledge of Computer System Validation including GAMP 5 and 21 CFR part 11 requirements desirable.
? Working Knowledge/experience of Risk Based Techniques i.e. FMEAs, FTAs etc.
? Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
? Have a good understanding of statistical techniques, in particular statistical sampling plans, Process Capability, Gauge R&Rs.
? Have a good understanding of engineering and machine tool fundamentals.
? Lean Six Sigma training a distinct advantage.
? Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
? Must be willing to work as part of a multi-site team, be able to travel as part of the job? Ability to effectively work cross-functionally with Product Dev., Quality, etc.

For further information on this Senior Design Engineer role in Cork please contact Nicola O?Connell on 091730022 / nicola@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website ? www.hero.ie

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“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
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“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

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“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

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“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 


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Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources
Pivot

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 


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Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King
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