Senior R&D Engineer Galway

10 April 2018
08 May 2018
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Senior R&D Engineer Galway

My client, a new start-up medical device company in Galway, are currently looking for a Senior R&D Engineer to join their business.

This role will provide key support to the R&D function in developing products, processes, material requirements and equipment in order to achieve design brief.


  • As the Senior R&D Engineer, you will interact with product stakeholders (e.g. external vendors, operations, quality) to identify opportunities and develop appropriate strategies.
  • May serve as a representative or liaison to other sites or any external organisations, boards or committees.
  • Project Management; Create, drive, communicate and execute project plans, tasks and manage time to meet project deadlines.
  • Develop processes, materials and solutions through in house and out of house development paths.
  • Ensure design meets company's expectations in terms of quality, cost and time.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Someone in the Engineering/Technical field with typically 5-8 years in an R&D position in the medical device environment or equivalent. 
  • Experience working with medical devices a distinct advantage
  • Strong knowledge of materials and process capabilities for catheter based medical device implants
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to use statistical techniques, six sigma and DFSS methodology at a high level 
  • Proficient in solid works, ACAD and FE
  • Ability to guide the team; fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with company objectives.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to enhance collaboration and written skills to prepare/execute/communicate plans and reports
  • Strategic Planner with successful scheduling & execution results

Grow the brand, be passionate and hit the ground running!

For more information on this exciting Senior R&D Engineer role in Galway, or any other R&D positions, please contact Emma Ward - click APPLY.

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