Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details

Engineering & Technical

106860 - Senior Test Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 29/06/2020
Job Reference: 106860
Contact Name: Dee Curley
Contact Email:

Job Description

Senior Test Engineer - Galway - 106860
Senior Test Engineer 

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Test Engineering Supervisor for their site.

In our Test Engineering function, the team are focused on the uptime and performance of all the product test solutions in support of the Galway operation. The team is also responsible for continuous improvement of the test solutions, leveraging the latest knowledge and technology available to deliver the highest standard of product testing for the high-tech product range manufactured at this site. The Test Engineering Senior Supervisor is responsible for the strategy and direction of the Test Engineering function in line with site and external, best practice, leveraging resources, processes and technology where appropriate, as well as guiding the management team on resource gaps and the strategy to address future site needs and business opportunities. The Senior Supervisor is also responsible for the management and development of the team. The maintenance of a motivated and engaged team in a positive work environment is fundamental to the companys success.

  • Direct responsibility for the uptime, maintenance and general performance of all the test solutions for the manufacturing operation on site including;
  • The development and alignment on ‘Test Uptime’ goals and development of a strategy to achieve these goals
  • The maintenance of Test Engineering capacity in line with site operational needs current and future
  • Developing and enhancement of capability through;
  • The continuous development, benchmarking and leverage of best practice and latest technology across the process/strategy both internally and externally
  • The leverage and support of the related projects, initiatives and strategy
  • Compilation and analysis of test data and historic test performance in favour of continuous improvement
  • Interpretation and definition of changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements
  • The allocation of resources to agreed projects, NPIs, Initiatives, etc.
  • Providing leadership, fostering teamwork, coaching for performance, mentoring for career development and development a strong pipeline of talent at all levels within the Test Engineering team.
  • Nurturing and enhancing employee engagement through strategy and activity for Test Engineering function.


Level 8 Engineering Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Software, etc., discipline and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience or, a Masters degree with minimum of 1 years relevant experience.

• Three years’ experience in a people management role
• Strong communication and negotiation skills
• Strong leadership and people management skills
• Knowledge and/or experience of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements
Must have strong level of knowledge and skills of test, systems or control engineering discipline with broader understanding of other engineering disciplines

For further information on this Test Engineering role in Galway please contact Dee Curley on 086 7902191 /

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

Share this Job

“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

"From the first prompt call-back to the ultimate congratulatory call to inform me of a job offer, Karl was an absolute professional; sound advice, solid research and knowledge of companies, unwavering persistence and friendly encouragement. West is best, so for anyone looking for a technical role, talk to Karl"

Fiachra Collins
Computer Vision Algorithm Team Manager

“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

“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

I am extremely grateful to Anne-Marie at HERO Recruitment for helping me land an opportunity in Ireland. She had a great deal of information regarding the job profile, was extremely prompt in arranging an interview and followed it up brilliantly. She was an excellent point of contact between the employer and me during the whole process. She has good knowledge about the process and was well aware of the timelines. I would recommend Anne-Marie, HERO Recruitment to anyone who is looking for opportunities in the country

Nikhil Pradeepkumar
Optical Engineer
Valeo Vision Systems

Clients we are proud to work with