Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details

Engineering & Technical

Senior R&D Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 8/08/2018
Job Reference: 97259

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395533

Senior R&D Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit Snr RD Eng for their site.

Job Description

At our Research & Development Department we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Senior R&D Engineers are directly involved in working on the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures, as part of the R&D team. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the rapidly growing world of Structural Heart where we are a market leader.

Responsibilities
R&D seeks an experienced engineer to focus on all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercialisation of cutting edge structural heart devices. We provide a defined technical career path with ample developmental opportunities to progress to higher levels in the organization.
  • 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
  • Participate 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
  • Contribute to resolution technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers
  • Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members


Qualifications
  • We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and desirably with 5 years relevant experience.
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.
  • You are familiar with problem solving techniques and methodologies with broad biomedical materials and processing knowledge.
  • You collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.


For further information on this Senior R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi on 086 8395531 / recruit@hero.ie

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

Share this Job

Our Clients

With a reputation across three decades in the making, HERO Recruitment continues to impress our clients and candidates with our passion and dedication to our craft.

See More

What people say

Our strong reputation for quality placements in key roles has earned us the status of agency of choice. HERO Recruitment’s commitment to superior service is what sets us apart from our competitors and has rewarded us with many exclusive and semi-exclusive client and candidate relationships.  Here is what our clients and candidates say about us…

See More

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

“Merit Medical have partnered with Hero for the past 10 years. During this time we have grown our employee numbers to 630 employees. Our experience of working with HERO is that they have a personal client focused approach, they know the market and they can deliver on the candidates.  The medical device market is competitive and our company success is dependent on the quality of our people, we want the best there is in the market so we can grow and in turn offer development opportunities to our people. 

Mary Collins,
Senior Director, Human Resources Europe
Merit Medical

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources
Pivot

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 


Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King