Senior Engineer (Mechanical Test Lab)


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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Emma Griffin

Senior Engineer (Mechanical Test Lab)

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Job ID: JOB-11855
Senior Engineer (Mechanical Test Lab)

We are looking to speak with experienced Senior Engineers about this great new job opportunity in Galway with one of our leading clients? This company stands out for their culture, exceptional career development pathways and unrivalled rewards and recognition packages.

This exciting new job opportunity for a Senior Engineering to work in a Mechanical Test Lab is located in Galway.  Galway, voted “Europe most Friendliest City 2020”!

Apply to us to find out more about this great job opportunity in Engineering in Galway and we can talk through if it’s the right job for you. 

Overview of Department

The Global Technology & Services group of 300 engineers, scientists and technicians supports all our clients divisions as well as Corporate Research and Operations. GT&S delivers global R&D Services and implements standards where capability and cost leverage can be realized through a central team or knowledge-sharing structure. GT&S provides support through a variety of areas including but not limited to Design/Drawings, Test Method Development, Reverse Engineering, Standards Management, Material Testing, Engineering Tools and Systems and Lab Management. They are pursuing a vision which will strengthen contributions in Galway while enhancing collaboration and networking with the broader global GT&S group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Is an effective lead/supervisor, developing and managing a high-performance specialist team of engineers and technicians with strong focus on customer needs, Quality and EHS compliance. 

  • Provide scientific understanding and technical engineering skills to meet business goals and objectives. 

  • Ability to coach, lead and enhance the productivity of technical reports within the business. 

  • Takes a leadership role in implementing new equipment and test methods to enhance the lab systems, constantly promoting awareness of best practices, and making appropriate decisions daily.

  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.

  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

  • Supports equipment validations:  Is fully competent on current validation methodologies.

  • Monitor and Support lab finances to ensure the department operates within in a set budget.

  • Develop and Implement plans to improve and expand lab capabilities to support current and future Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products.

  • Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance, and offering counsel.

  • Provide a structured framework for training of technical reports. 

  • Manages day-to-day scheduling and sequencing of testing across two shifts to ensure maximum utilisation of equipment and test resources.

  • Develops, maintains, and communicates metrics to appropriate management to help drive continuous quality and efficiency through the department.

  • Supports the release and maintenance of all associated department procedures to ensure compliance with Corporate Quality requirements.

  • Represents Lab as a prime contact on Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products

  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.


Experience & Educational Requirements: 

  • Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) in an Engineering/Science discipline

  • Minimum 2-years supervisory experience required

  • Experience within medical device or pharmaceutical industry is essential 

  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.

For further information on this Senior Engineering Supervisor role in Galway please contact Emma Griffin on 086 0334325 or

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Senior Engineer (Mechanical Test Lab)

Emma Griffin

Role Type Permanent
Contact Emma Griffin
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