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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds

Senior R&D Engineer – Structural Heart

Senior R&D Engineer – Structural Heart
Are you a talented R&D Engineer ready to take the next step in their career?
My client are hiring for a Senior Engineer for their world leading Research & Development Department, where they focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space.
As a Senior R&D Engineer, you will be tasked with supporting a team in the technical development of new products through early stage investigation/research and/or translation of that into commercial medical devices.
This role is based in Galway city but is commutable from Westmeath, Clare or Mayo.

  • Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development Effectively represent company while interacting with physicians to filter 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 generate feasible designs
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
  • Play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts potentially progressing a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
  • Contribute to resolution of 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


  • Qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
  • Dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
  • Experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts
  • You are an experienced professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, materials (polymers and metals), sterilization of medical devices, test method development, design for six sigma principles, CAD (Solidworks preferred), pre-clinical evaluations, physician interactions, knowledge of anatomical use conditions (anatomy, physiology etc.), system requirements development, design control, application of ISO standards for medical devices
  • Collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur

For further information on this Senior R&D Engineer role in Galway please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/

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Senior R&D Engineer – Structural Heart

Amanda Reynolds

Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds
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