Electrical/Electronic Engineer- Medical Devices - Offaly - IRE

  • Job Reference: NET - 175231
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Offaly
  • Salary: €45,000 to €50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Tullamore, Offaly, Ireland wish to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:



A competent Electronics / Mechatronics engineer, with digital and analogue electronics
experience, to work with the existing engineering team to deliver projects and technical design support for medical device products. To assist in enhancing current designs and help create sustainable product roadmaps to product end of life. To create, update and re-issue associated documentation through the company change process. To work on new design concepts and projects identified as to be transferred to the current manufacturing location and provide technical expertise during the project release phases. To provide a high-level knowledge transfer to help engineering team provide diagnostic, test, debug and support to the manufacturing area.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
*Write, manage and maintain production test specifications and related work instructions for all sub-assemblies and products.
*Design, prototype, procurement, commissioning and documentation of test equipment, and fixtures.
*Manage health and safety aspects of test equipment and provide user training.
*Support other departments as required, e.g. assist in analysis of customer returns, debug, root cause analysis, technical support for customers, conduct tests in the Test Laboratory, etc.
*Liaise with Product Development to provide DFT (Design For Test) inputs at an early stage in product design.
*Reporting on systems status and key metrics, (pass rates, downtime, costs, etc.) and record keeping to support all of the above activities.
*To effectively manage the introduction of technology on lines, modifications and process improvements.
*Develop manufacturing technical capabilities and skills so as to ensure on-going process requirements can be effectively achieved.
*Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.
*Develop strong links with our sister plants so as to ensure effective on-going transfer and sharing of products, processes and systems.
*In response to in-house quality levels and product complaints, develop process
improvement projects so as to achieve the highest quality standards.
*Generate Process and Test method validation protocols and reports. Ensure that process validations and work methods are adequate to maintain the highest quality standards.
*Provide technical support in field related activities such as clinical programmes and complaint investigations.
*To provide technical leadership and structured approach to problem solving for operations personnel involved in process engineering and development activities.
*To present, where appropriate, technical data to internal / external audit and inspection groups as required.
*Provides ongoing technical guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects
*Identifies complex problems and their impact to functional objectives
*Analyses situations, implements solutions, and develops new systems, procedures or
*Advise other professionals
*Negotiates approaches and goals
*Utilises expertise to directly influence other outside departments


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position:
*Degree in Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering, with ideally 5 year's relevant experience.
*Familiar with electronic and electro-mechanical systems design and debug.
*A general knowledge of PCs (DOS, Windows, hardware installation).
*Capabilities in both analog and digital electronics.
*Ability to work as part of a team.
*Willing to innovate and propose initiatives for new developments and continuous
*Basic mechanical aptitude for working with test fixtures and small assemblies.
*Fluent written and spoken English with excellent record keeping and report writing skills
are required.
*Electronic & Ultrasonic design control & debug experience - current technologies.
*Yield analysis
*To effectively manage the introduction of technology on lines, modifications and process
*Generate Process and Test method validation protocols and reports. Ensure that process validations and work methods are adequate to maintain the highest quality standards.
*Technical competency in reading schematics
*Good planning and organizational skills.
*Good interpersonal and communications skills.
*Leads multifunctional teams, conducts special projects, may manage technical
*Analyses complex and new situations, anticipates problems or opportunities, assesses impacts / risks
*Develops and implements solutions
*Guide and mentor other professionals
*Adapts to negotiate with peers for common agreement
*Influences others, (depts & mgmt.)
*Willingness to travel to other Company sites as part of duties.
*Excellent planning and organizational skills.
*Good interpersonal and communications skills.
*Computer literacy, in particular electronic design applications
*Pro-active with proven ability to work under own initiative, and strong team player.
*MS Office, including MS Project.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the business and requirements of the job change.

REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits on offer


If interested in applying, please email your CV to:


For informal enquiries please ring Christy on 087 9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 (if outside Ireland)