Senior Electronic Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway

  • Job Reference: NET - 174952
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 24 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Global Medical Devices Company in Galway Ireland wish to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:



At our R&D Sustaining department, we focus on product lifecycle management and maintaining the design of our ventilator products post launch. Our Engineers are directly involved in making sure our products design and documentation files are maintained through the full product lifecycle and that improvements and changes are implemented to comply with evolving global standards.


* Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during product lifecycle.
* Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise.
* Translates discoveries into usable and marketable product design updates.
* Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area.
* Provides in-depth analysis and recommendations on process improvements.
* Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors.
* May provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.
* Manages projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others' work.
* Supports customers by troubleshooting to root cause and resolving product issues as they arise in the field
* Maintains the integrity and safety of the range of medical equipment with high electronic content and participates in and leads projects to remediate the design history for our ventilator products and accessories
* Designs, verifies, validates and implements product improvements brought about by changes to electronic sub-assemblies.
* Identifies and verifies alternative parts for obsolete electronic components.
* Supports plant production goals by resolving issues as they arise in production.
* Performs operations in accordance with established safe working procedures, regulations, standards and general safety rules ensuring that attention is given to special hazards associated with the particular area of work.



* Minimum of a level 8 degree in Electronic Engineering (or closely related discipline).

* 4+ years experience in an Engineering environment (or 2+ years with an advanced degree)

* Medical Device Industry experience an advantage particularly with knowledge of standards compliance and regulations and design controls

* Familiar with a broad spectrum of sub-systems, ranging from analogue, signal conditioning data acquisition, transducer interfacing, power supply and microprocessor based designs

* Expertise in circuit analysis and simulation, schematic capture and PCB layout, 2D drafting and project scheduling are all desirable skills.

* Excellent Problem Solving Skills.

* Ability to manage workload effectively and efficiently.

* Committed to ongoing professional development.

* Dynamic, positive attitude and action oriented


Excellent Salary/Benefits package on offer

For immediate interview, please email your CV to

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