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Engineering & Technical

Senior Principal R/D Engineer - Unknown

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Unknown
Date: 18/10/2017
Job Reference: 90324

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868395533

Senior Principal R/D Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Principal R/D Engineer for their site.


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Our Purpose
  • At our world leading Research & Development Department in the 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.
Typical Responsibilities
  • R&D seeks a highly experienced engineer to focus on all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercialisation of cutting edge structural heart devices.
  • The company provides a defined technical career path with ample developmental opportunities to progress to higher levels technical leadership roles in the organization.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the rapidly growing world of Structural Heart where the company is a market leader.
The role includes the following responsibilities and skill sets:
  • Continually identify and assess opportunities for device, technology & process development
  • Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype
  • Effectively represent the company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
  • Provide leadership in technical innovation across the department
  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
  • Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
  • May be required to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase and play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts
  • May be required to resolve technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers
  • Partake in cross site Technical Forums and build a network within the technical community
  • Define and implement strategic goals in the technical community in line with the business unit strategy
Qualifications
Your Profile
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with 10 - 15 years relevant experience - additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
  • You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced with medical device product development and have a strong proven track record in innovation and project/program management.
  • You are a proven influencer and exhibit skills in driving large scale technical initiatives.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
For further information on this Senior Principal R/D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 / bimi@hero.ie
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