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Senior Product Design Engineer

  • Location: County Westmeath
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 19814

Fantastic new and exclusive role with a US company setting up their European Design team in Athlone, Westmeath. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity as their first key hire where you will be responsible for designing and developing new medical devices for clients worldwide.

Senior Design Engineer Duties:

• Create unique CAD designs capable of being scaled for commercial production

• Lead project activities through the management of budgets, resources, timelines, and


• Provide primary interface to customer for communication of project status and plans

• Solve problems and think creatively

• Lead concept brainstorming meetings

• Interview product users and consider human factors in design

• Develop and define product and customer requirements

• Investigate, evaluate, and select product materials

• Prepare detailed component and assembly drawings

• Work with component and assembly vendors to ensure designs can be efficiently

• manufactured

• Evaluate tolerancing of component features and fitments of mating components

• Create photorealistic 3-D renderings of product concepts

• Prepare presentations with detailed explanations of design concepts

• Conceptualize equipment and processes related to device assembly

• Develop assembly methods and oversee prototype device builds

• Generate CAD models for test or assembly fixtures

• Participate in device testing and analysis of results to drive design iteration

• Assist in the development and execution of design verification and validation protocols

• Lead investigation of device failures to determine root cause and corrective action

• Lead product risk assessments and design reviews

• Communicate effectively with customers and vendors in a technical capacity

Senior Design Engineer requirements:

• BS in Engineering with 7- 10 years relevant experience, preferably a Medical Device environment

• Proficient in SolidWorks, Pro/Engineer and/or other 3D CAD modeling software

• Experienced in the design of injection moulded plastics and silicones

• Working knowledge of medical device regulations (FDA/ISO)

• Have proven ability to successfully lead product design programs

• Have strong project management skills and can work alone or in teams

• Experienced with traditional and rapid prototyping processes


For a confidential discussion, please contact Tina Cornally.