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Senior Principle R/D Engineer

Job Title: Senior Principle R/D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 91459
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 086 8395533

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

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

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 Principle R/D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 086 8395533 /

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