Engineering Manager - Major Medical Device Company, Galway IRE

  • Job Reference: 173894
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description



At the Company's Research & Development Department, the focus is on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Coronary and Structural Heart space. Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures.
The Structural Heart Division has a unique opportunity for the right candidate to reinvigorate their career within one of the fastest-growing businesses in medical devices. Innovating at the forefront of interventional treatment, you will have opportunities to lead multidisciplinary teams in the development of transcatheter heart valve devices, from project concept through to commercialization and beyond.


The Structural Heart R&D Engineering Manager is directly involved in providing high-level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities supporting the Coronary and Structural Heart Business unit.

*Actively mentor, coach, and ensure career development plans are in place for direct reports
*Attract and retain talent in line with business need
*Drive innovation of concepts to support next-generation designs and novel applications in cardiovascular applications
*Grow and nurture cross-site and cross-functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization
*Manage engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects
*Collaborate with core teams to establish objectives and evaluates progress of direct reports
*Generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organizational challenges
*Participate at department management level and build strong peer relationships
*Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the company's design and development of new medical device products or software systems.
*Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.
*Guides the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.
*Directs the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.
*Monitors documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.
*Organizes the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.
*Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.



*Requires a Level 8 degree and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years prior relevant experience.

*Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one job area.

*Typically has advanced knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with an understanding of the impact of work on other areas of the organization.

*Experience of direct management of engineers is a distinct advantage

*Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable.

*A strong communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

*A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on a cross-functional team

REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer and negotiable


Please forward CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404