Technical & Engineering JobsR&D Engineer

  • GY50474
  • Permanent
  • Galway

Collins McNicholas

Responsibilities include:


  • Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented.
  • Project manage & support the sourcing & introduction of new capital equipment and support the associated qualification and validation activities.
  • Travel & Provide training for manufacturing team members.
  • Plan, execute and analyse experimental builds, ensuring product specification and project goals are met;
  • Investigate and evaluate existing and/or new technologies and coordinate associated project activities;
  • Project Planning: Plan project timelines, schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Innovative thinker – should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Relevant industrial experience, with at least 3-5 years’ experience working in a medical device industry is essential for this role;
  • The successful candidate will have a Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree or Biomedical Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience within the medical device and balloon catheter manufacturing or other regulated industry is an advantage;
  • Candidate must have a proven ability to apply a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximise equipment performance.
  • To be computer literate to include (but not limited to) all aspects of MS Office, MS Project, Minitab and Solidworks.
  • Experience of Coronary catheter or balloon manufacture.
  • Experience of Statistical Analysis & DOE Design and analysis.


Note: Travel a few times a year to their sister site. 

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