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Engineering & Technical

Senior R&D Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 4/10/2017
Job Reference: 90098

Job Description

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

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


Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Plan, lead and execute complex projects from initial concept to final validation. Ensures all inputs and requirements are included in project scope to facilitate smooth and timely execution of projects, minimising the risk of project creep or slippage.
  • Manage design control activities such as risk analysis, product specification, and test method and process development to successfully bring product through Design Verification & Validation to Design Transfer stage.
  • Develop and source appropriate technologies and materials for typical medical device assembly processes.
  • Ensure that all products/processes are developed in compliance with regulatory requirements / best practise.
  • Plans, organizes and provides direction to R&D personnel, as required.
  • Can build, develop and coach an Engineering team.
  • Liaise and work effectively with Sales & Marketing, Regulatory, DA, QA and other critical functions to form a cohesive project Team ensuring all inputs and requirements are considered,
  • Provide input and direction to management on various technical issues.
  • Responsibility for initiating budgets and ensuring the projects are carried out within the budgets.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.
Minimum Qualifications/Competencies:
  • Degree in Engineering or related technical field.
  • At least 7 years previous related experience, or which at least 2yrs in a supervising capacity.
  • Formal project management training an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Product and Process development, Risk Management, Design Validation and Regulatory Systems
  • Experience in automation, laser applications and new technologies an advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of medical device materials and processes.
  • Experience dealing with Marketing, Clinical and Regulatory personnel.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD / Solidworks and / or 3D modelling experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving abilities including working knowledge of Statistics and associated tools.
  • Ability to manage cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrated experience of applying Lean tools / Six Sigma techniques to improve business processes & performance. Green Belt or Black Belt certification an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member.
For further information on this Senior R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 / bimi@hero.ie
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