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Senior Industrial Engineer

Job Title: Senior Industrial Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 85174
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Industrial Design Engineer

Our client, an established medical device and manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Industrial Design Engineer for their site.

  • Conceive of and develop compelling and innovative product solutions.
  • Strong idea generation and idea communication capabilities - hand sketching, 2d/3d visualisations
  • Lead customers on the products development journey and co-ordinate customer workshops to gain insights into their needs.
  • Gain insights into customer and end user needs via state of the art user centred design tools.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in research technical, user, market, brand, manufacturability etc. during research phases and throughout programs.
  • Successfully resolving product aesthetics, usability, function and manufacturability.
  • Understand brand and how this is expresses through the product experience.
  • Proficient in 3d CAD (Solidworks an advantage but not essential)
  • Management of all levels of Prototyping within projects
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team on diverse projects
  • Resolving design issues as they arise in all relevant phases
  • Liaising with manufacturing function to ensure manufacturability of products.
  • Liaison and management with external bodies and partners as needed.
  • Liaison with wider teams as needed -operations, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, finance.
  • Participates in PR and Sales support activity as required
  • Support wider team as required
  • Plan, budget, track and execute product development projects through handover to engineering.
  • Quotation, Planning and financial management of projects vs. budget and schedule.
  • Ensuring that timely and accurate project reviews are available
  • Set project review agenda and facilitate effective project reviews internally and externally
  • Working within an ISO 13485 frame work (experience of design control process is an advantage)
  • Develop and maintain Dept. Processes in line with Industry best practice.
  • Maintenance of key data, inclusive technical files, etc.
  • Direct, develop and coach the Design team and any direct reports, through effective leadership.
  • Cultivate a strong team ethos in the design department and maintain healthy working relationships with other functions.
  • Support Talent Management within the Engineering group by developing the technical capabilities and overall skill sets of the team in order to ensure that on-going and future strategic business needs are met.

  • Relevant Product/ Industrial Design Qualifications (Bachelor Degree) - Master's degree an advantage.
  • Additional Human Factors education an advantage.

  • Relevant experience in industry - minimum 7 years
  • Experience in development of product aesthetics, ergonomics and user centred design.
  • Proven people management skills with minimum 3 years previous experience in a people management position.
  • Track record of external customer management

Personal Qualities
  • Results driven and able to deliver. Demonstrates a strong commitment to achieving results in collaboration with key internal and external customers.
  • Must demonstrate strong design management and creative skills, problem solving skills, customer management skills, and be capable of working across a range of projects concurrently.
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities.
  • A strong strategic orientation with good day-to-day tactical management and attention to detail.
  • Good analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of product development and manufacturing processes, with a good technical understanding of general technology and materials.
  • High energy with the adaptability and flexibility to deal with continuous change and innovation.
  • Experience working within Product Development Process and with the associated control documentation.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written, verbal and visual)
  • Portfolio demonstrating product development experience

For further information on this Senior Industrial Design Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 091730022 /
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