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Senior Engineering Manager

Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 88763
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Michelle Kilcar
Email: michelle@hero.ie
Telephone: 091730022

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

Our Purpose
  • At our Research & Development Department in our company, we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. The Senior R&D Manager is directly involved in providing high level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities supporting the Coronary and Structural Heart Business unit.

Our Offer
  • You will lead, grow and motivate a highly talented, diverse, world-class performance engineering team responsible for Delivery Systems to support fast-growing Tran's catheter Heart Valve Replacement product lines. You will drive innovation of Delivery System concepts to support next-generation Tran's catheter Heart Valve designs and novel applications in other cardiovascular applications. You will partner with internal and external experts to maintain and strengthen relevant technical expertise. You will grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization. You will participate as a member of the Heart Valve Therapy Delivery Group leadership team. You will lead and ensure achievement of project objectives and milestones with initially complex or undetermined outcomes. You will contribute to project decision-making using personal expertise, customer input, and strong engineering and clinical judgment. You will manage high-level engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects. You will actively mentor, coach, and ensure career development plans are in place for direct reports. You will collaborate with core teams to establish objectives and evaluate progress of direct reports. You will be responsible for managing functional cost centre budget and resource allocation. You will understand and comply with company policies & procedures and external standards & guidance. You will generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organisational challenges.
Your Profile
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline, Masters preferred and desirably with 10 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment. A minimum of three to five years direct managerial experience of engineers and a career history of demonstrated progressive management experience. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced in a medical device market and have a proven results driven track record. Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
  • Leadership Expectations provide the framework for what we expect from all employees at the 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 Senior Engineering Manager role in Galway please contact Michelle Kilcar on 091730022 / michelle@hero.ie
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