Senior R&D Engineer

Location
Galway
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 Sep 2021
Closes
08 Oct 2021
Ref
BBBH3900
Contact
Sarah O'Sullivan
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

Title: Senior R&D Engineer
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Galway

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for the position of a Senior R&D Engineer on a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading medical device company based in Galway.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Design, develop, analyse, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development
* Effectively represent the client site while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
* Provide leadership 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 commercialisation phase and play a key role on the product / process / engineering / leadership fronts
* Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
* Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers
* Design studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise

Key Skills and Experience
* We are looking for a qualified person with a minimum of Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with a minimum 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience - additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
* We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
* We are looking for an individual with extensive medical device product development experience and a strong proven track record in innovation and technical leadership.
* This role is primarily technical in nature, thus we seek someone who is passionate about Engineering concepts and principles - someone who gets a thrill from how and why things work.
* We are looking for a proven influencer and someone who exhibit skills in driving large scale technical initiatives.
* You are a seasoned professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or many 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
* We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.

Title: Senior R&D Engineer
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Galway

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for the position of a Senior R&D Engineer on a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading medical device company based in Galway.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Design, develop, analyse, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development
* Effectively represent the client site while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
* Provide leadership 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 commercialisation phase and play a key role on the product / process / engineering / leadership fronts
* Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
* Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers
* Design studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise

Key Skills and Experience
* We are looking for a qualified person with a minimum of Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with a minimum 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience - additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
* We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
* We are looking for an individual with extensive medical device product development experience and a strong proven track record in innovation and technical leadership.
* This role is primarily technical in nature, thus we seek someone who is passionate about Engineering concepts and principles - someone who gets a thrill from how and why things work.
* We are looking for a proven influencer and someone who exhibit skills in driving large scale technical initiatives.
* You are a seasoned professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or many 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
* We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.

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