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Senior Equipment Design Engineer - Contract

Reference:APLL-581338 Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed

Senior Equipment Design Engineer -

As the world´s leading company in Medical Devices, we are creating technologies that treat chronic diseases in new ways to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. At our Research & Development Department in Galway, we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space.
Are you looking for a challenge as well as a career? What bigger challenge can there be than making real, tangible improvements in peoples’ lives and health? A Vacancy has arisen within the R&D Department for the position of Senior Equipment Design Engineer.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will have the opportunity to lead the design activities with relevant project teams to deliver projects on time and on budget.
You will be expected to work with internal and external customers through development, FAT, installation and commissioning stages.
Promote innovation and proactively monitor new technology. Maintain proficiency with all industry standards and practices especially CE marking of manufacturing equipment.
Develop, recommend and apply sound construction concepts to achieve design for manufacturability
Recognize and develop prototypes of high risk mechanisms
Lead and mentor team members, assign day to day activities, checks and approves the work produced is acceptable.
Review vendor capability, assign and manage projects as appropriate.
Maintain proficiency with all software and computer techniques regularly used in equipment design.
Ensure appropriate and relevant documentation is in place where required within area(s) of responsibility.

Qualifications & Experience:
We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor/Masters Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronic, Electronics or related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
Experience of working in FDA regulated industries such as Medical devices and pharmaceutical is desirable.
Experience with 3D mechanical design - SolidWorks, Inventor or equivalent.
Experience of leading multidisciplinary teams of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers to bring an equipment / automation project to completion.
Experience of machine vison integration is an advantage
Experience of translating user needs documents into equipment requirement specifications
Ideally you will have strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record in innovative design.
You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively.
You demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
You collaborate across organizational boundaries.
You expeditiously take appropriate actions when problems occur.

Skills and Competencies:
Mission values: You consciously work to bring the Mission alive. You strive to continuously improve quality in our people, processes and products. You are a role model for community service and good citizenship
Executes: You take accountability for and deliver consistent decisions, actions, and results. You align your team, allowing people to move quickly in a coordinated fashion.
Boundaryless: You break down silos. You collaborate across organizational boundaries. You foster diverse thinking and integration

If you would like further Information you can contact directly:

Alexa Tralla | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9255