R&D Engineers – Galway – Perm | Collins McNicholas

R&D Engineers – Galway – Perm

  • Reference: GJ43551
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Connacht, Galway, Galway City
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Our Client is looking for a R&D Engineer to join its team in developing a portfolio of next generation acute ischemic stroke devices. Having built its first product on a foundation of scientific research developed through NTI, the company is now expanding its team to develop further innovative solutions to treat acute ischemic stroke; a disease that affects over 15 million people globally every year. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team under the leadership of a highly experienced management team in an exciting expansion phase for the company.

Research and Development Engineer

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Generate device concepts within the project team to address product performance criteria.
  • Develop test models for prototype performance evaluations.
  • Build and test prototypes; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solution(s).
  • Create detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications using SolidWorks.
  • Identify and select product materials, assembly methods and define process settings.
  • Contribute to the project team to deliver key objectives, meeting performance, time and cost targets.
  • Leverage and liaise with external vendors / resources to achieve project goals.
  • Write procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.
  • Understand physician (user) techniques and clinical needs (disease state) and assist in developing product training materials.


Behaviours & Skills:  Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.  Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.  Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.

Qualifications & Experience: Honours degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in all stages of medical device design and development (including design with SolidWorks, prototyping, and testing) is desired

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role/company please contact Christopher O’Toole on 091-706713 or email christopher.otoole@collinsmcnicholas.ie
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