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Senior Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 85955
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Anthony Cummins
Telephone: 091730022

Senior Design Engineer in Cork

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer for their site. The Design Engineer will be responsible for the development of medical device products from concept to production.

Position Requirements
  • Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device products
  • You will work with a highly creative design team in and out of the company to invent and develop innovative successful new product concepts. Create smart, innovative solutions to mechanical 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
  • Will determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. Will analyse equipment to establish operation data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirement. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols
  • Liaison with advanced process development and supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials and suppliers
  • Communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and advanced operations to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable
  • You will 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
  • 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

Qualification Knowledge Skills
  • Bachelor Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Biomedical, Electrical Engineering or Materials Science) with a minimum of 2 years or more experience
  • A Master's degree or PhD in an engineering field is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Open minded - able to recognize good ideas
  • Innovative thinker - able to envision new and better ways to do things
  • Executive complex problem solving techniques related to design/technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgment for mechanical and structural design
  • Good understanding of statistical tools and validation/verification techniques
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks
  • Must be able to analyse and correct complex product and/or process issues and make decisions using independent judgement
  • Ideally has good knowledge of human anatomy and common surgical procedures
  • Good working knowledge of CAM/CAE computer systems, engineering materials and design, coating technologies, plastic part design and advanced manufacturing technologies. Fluent in 3D CAD with good working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis tools.
  • Must be able to and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Must have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts. Ability to operate small hand tools and inspection equipment
  • Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures with an in depth understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements
  • PC Literate (word processing, spreadsheets, data base) and strong knowledge of project management tools is essential
  • Willingness to travel internationally for live surgery visits and global partner collaboration, and work on international assignments

For further information on this Senior Design Engineer role in Cork or any other R&D Engineering opportunities, please contact Anthony Cummins on 091730022 /
I look forward to hearing from you - Anthony Cummins, Engineering Recruitment Consultant

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