Senior R&D Engineer – Mayo & Galway – Permanent | Collins McNicholas

Senior R&D Engineer – Mayo & Galway – Permanent

  • Reference: GJ43670
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing


  • Main responsibility will involve the redesign of a medical device consisting of both a Disposable Catheter and an Electronic Control Unit.
  • The suitable candidate would be expected to drive the project from concept to commercialization.
  • Work with a small internal team and external consultants/companies to deliver timely results.
  • Initial concept work would require independent research and familiarisation with current technology.
  • Ability to interface with physicians and medical advisors to ensure specific market requirements are designed into the product.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Degree Level Qualification in Mechanical Engineering or other similar engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a product design role within the medical device sector.
  • Ability to work independently and hands on to perform testing and to develop prototypes.
  • Experience of working to medical device design procedures.
  • Knowledge of the latest International technical standards to ensure new device designs comply.
  • Experience with electronics would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Proven track record in innovative product design and the ability to carry a product design project through to manufacturing handover. 

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