Senior R & D Engineer, Major Medical Devices Company, Galway

  • Job Reference: NET - 177771
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2020
  • 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

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway,Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development Effectively represent company while interacting with physicians to filter their needs into product requirements and concepts

Participate 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 generate feasible designs

Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally

Play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts potentially progressing a project from concept phase into commercialization phase

Contribute to resolution of technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities

Contribute to generation of intellectual property

Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers

Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members

Collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur


Qualified person to Bachelor/Master's Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience.

Dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

Experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.

You are an experienced professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all 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

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