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Design Assurance Technician I

  • Sector: Medical Devices
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  • Job Ref: 19212

Our client, an Irish Medical Device start up that is scaling up their operations by introducing a second production line and moving new products into Clinical Trials are looking to add a Design Assurance Technician to their Quality department. The Design Assurance Technician will initially join on a 12 month contract.

This is the perfect opportunity for a recent graduate who has had experience working on a production line or testing product, this Design Assurance Technician position will give you wants more exposure and more responsibility working within the R&D team to manage and lead testing of current and next generation implants in the R&D lab.

A day in the life:

  • Participate in training activities and become proficient in the required design verification (DV) test activities in a timely manner.
  • Train other test techs on DV test methods
  • Organisation of test samples, ensuring correct samples are tested and in the correct sequencing
  • Managing day to day test activities.
  • Mechanical testing of samples
  • Recording of test data in line with GDP requirements.
  • Generate quality and technical documentation to support test activities and quality system requirements
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks requiring precision and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and provide direction to others.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and take ownership of activities
  • Effective at information gathering
  • Proficient in use of desktop software e.g. excel, word


  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent minimum.
  • Additional academic qualification in QA, Science or Engineering an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a medical device environment.
  • Demonstrated experience of GDP & GMP standards.
  • Experience of product testing of medical devices is advantageous.

For more information on this role and a confidential discussion please contact Christopher O Toole

091 706 713