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Senior R&D Engineer

Job Title: Senior R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 97259
Job Published: about 2 months ago

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

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