Balloon Development Engineer medical device engineering Galway

  • Job Reference: NET 172221
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: 40,000 to €60,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Healthcare & Medical, Manufacturing Operations, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Balloon Development Engineer medical device engineering Galway

The role is for a Balloon Development Engineer who will directly support the balloon development and manufacture of new and existing balloon products for a leading medical device manufacturer in Co. Galway.

The Balloon Development Engineers primary responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, designing new extrusion and tooling for new products on production equipment, development of process parameters to ensure the product meets specification, and completing transfer of the new products through the phases of the development cycle to volume production. The successful candidate will manage various projects while working closely with the customer.

Job Responsibilities

Be responsible for the development of new and existing balloon products from initial concept through to completion as part of a project team.
Develop a robust production process for the manufacture of new balloons, optimising processes to maximise balloon performance, and minimise process cost.
Own key project deliverables, as assigned by supervisor.
Any other duties assigned from time to time.


Key Requirements
An engineering, science or equivalent degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably with experience in the medical device field.
Experience of work with balloon forming technology and testing a distinct advantage.
High innovative ability and have the motivation and drive to work on own initiative.
Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
Strong mechanical background an advantage with a good working knowledge of polymer materials and technology

Please email your CV to or call Christy O'Hara on +353 (0)87 9473404 for more information