Senior Design Engineer – Galway – Perm | Collins McNicholas

Senior Design Engineer – Galway – Perm

  • Reference: GJ43834
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Limerick, Mayo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

My client is seeking a talented, enthusiastic Senior Research & Design Engineer to join a dynamic R&D team developing innovative and sensor-based guidewires. As a member of a small R&D team you will have the responsibility for providing leadership and technical support to the development activities within the group, supporting both product development and manufacturing needs.


  • The main function of this role is to support the Product Development activity in accordance with Design Control policies
  • Manage product development activities with respect to:
    • Product Design & Development.
    • Product and Project Costing.
    • Meeting agreed timelines.
    • Supporting the preparation of regulatory submissions
  • Provide support within the organisation where needed to aid in problem solving or improvement activities
  • Provide critical input to failure analysis and product characterization activities, to include test method development and validation
  • Learn the company’s manufacturing processes and equipment in order to understand them, so as to be competent in providing technical support to production
  • Project management using standard methodology
  • Transfer of automation, new products & new process projects to production, both within and between sites
  • Assist in training employees in new or improved processes
  • Process and product validation, Process / layout design and implementation
  • Develop and support related documentation: DCO generation to introduce changes and maintain DMR documentation
  • Sourcing, specifying and purchasing production equipment
  • Jigs and fixture specification and development

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Material Science, ideally with relevant industrial experience.
  • 5 years experience working as a design engineer, people management experience advantageous
  • Knowledge of engineering theories, methods and work measurement techniques
  • Ability to communicate and work with people inside and outside the Department as necessary to execute these responsibilities
  • Ability to train and lead assigned employees
  • Ability to understand and follow appropriate Departmental policies, procedures, practices and to understand inter-relationships of people and functions
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations, systems and project management, including procurement, inventory control, quality control, production planning and control, test and inspection, layout.

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