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New Product Introduction Engineer

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rhys Joyce
  • Job Ref: 17676

An exciting new opportunity to join a growing New Product Introduction Team in a large medical device company 20 minutes outside of Galway city. The company is looking for a new NPI Engineer to lead New Product Introduction (NPI) and Product Development (PD) projects.


  • Lead the execution of the following NPI and PD activities:

    • Supporting the Introduction of ISO56000, Innovation Management Standard.

    • Design & Development of New Products through the Customers design process.

    • Prototyping and Testing concept and initial Engineering builds.

    • Design Verification and Validation including the development of test protocols & and reports.

    • Risk Assessment and Risk Management as per ISO13485.

    • Identify the requirements for new Technologies to support robust products and processes.

    • Test Method & Process Development using statistical tools (R&R, DOE, Equivalence Tests).

    • Clearly defined processes documented in standard work instructions.

    • Process Verification and Validation for release of products for commercialisation.

  • Project Management and Execution of assigned projects spanning from concept to commercialisations including budgeting, prioritisation, resource management, status/stakeholder management, and external communication

  • Scope & define new Technology User Requirements required to support the implementation of new projects.

Skills and Experience:

  • Highly Effective and articulate communication skills with an ability to convey and link with people at all levels of the organisation.

  • An ability to work cross-functionally as this role requires interaction with different functions across the Group.

  • Demonstrates a behaviour of high performance and creates an environment of high engagement within the NPI Team.

  • Project Management of NPI & PD projects using appropriate methods and tools. (e.g. PMBOK, Agile)

  • Six Sigma – lead problem solving and process improvement projects of medium to high complexity.

  • Proficient and proven experience of Product and Process Validation.


  • NFQ Level 8 or higher in a Technical Discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Bio-Medical) is preferred.

  • Other qualifications in Project Management and Six Sigma will be a distinct advantage. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Rhys Joyce.