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R&D Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20678

We are working with an exciting medical device start-up in Galway who are looking to hire an R&D Technician to join their team. They are using disruptive technologies to develop a new structural heart product and have begun hiring an experienced R&D team. The R&D Technician will be part of the team responsible for the in-house verification and validation of the company's pVAD device. They will have a key role in both prototyping and testing the device or its components

 Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Performing verification and validation bench tests on the company’s catheter device, according to protocols & standards
  • Preparation and maintenance of systems that support company’s bench testing, such as (re)calibrations
  • Translation of test results into objective reports.
  • Provide clearly communicated data input to the team.
  • Managing the operational structure in the laboratory, including logistics.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Have at least a diploma or level 6 degree in a relevant field, or equivalent.
  • Basic competency in Solidworks or equivalent 3D CAD system.
  • Use of statistical analysis techniques & DOE
  • Medical device development in compliance to ISO 13485
  • Experience in the design, development, operation, and maintenance of test fixtures.
  • Catheter and medical device functional and safety test experience an advantage
  • Experience with physical measurement equipment and sensors.
  • Some experience with Matlab + Matlab Simulink is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Ryan,