Collins McNicholas

Design Engineer

A multinational medical device manufacturer requires an R&D Design engineer to work on new product projects at their Sligo site. Areas of responsibility include; 

  • Conduct material and product testing and report on results
  • Develop product prototypes to facilitate concept development and product innovation.
  • Investigate and test new materials including competitor product testing
  • Analyse and evaluate new/alternative testing methodologies and provide recommendations for improvements


  • National Diploma (Ordinary Degree Level 7) in a technical or scientific related discipline.
  • Ideally 2+ years relevant industry experience preferably in medical devices
  • Manufacturing tooling experience and prototype development
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to test products and materials in a methodical and accurate way
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or 3D modeling
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson on 0719140251 or email

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