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Jack Caffrey
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01 507 9279
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Senior R&D Engineer


Reference:JSC0007490 Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: R & D Technician

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning medical device organization based in Galway. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.

Responsibilities.

  • Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development Effectively represent Medtronic 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
Required Knowledge and Experience:
  • Qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and with a minimum of 5 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
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable
  • You are someone who loves how and why things work, and you bring this passion to work with you
Any applicant must be eligible to work in Ireland. Existing work permit or EU passport required. No visa sponsorship will be offered with this role. Contact Jack Caffrey at [email protected] for more details