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Senior NPI Engineer

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rhys Joyce
  • Job Ref: 17689

I have partnered with one of the leading, global medical device companies whose innovative technology focus and biomaterials expertise foster a dynamic culture, which delivers next-generation implantable solutions. My client are looking to hire a Senior New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer to join their growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage teams in meeting internal and external (customer) quality, timeline and budget commitment in transferring product and packaging designs into fully qualified commercial manufacturing processes.

  • Foster strong collaborative partnerships with technical leads and cross-functional team members to develop accurate transfer roadmaps and timelines.

  • Provide regular project status update-presentations to customers and the business

  • Drive strong adherence to all stage gate reviews for quality, regulatory and business purposes.

  • Lead all life cycle development discussions with internal and external stakeholders and participate in the definition and final agreement of realistic, achievable, and cost-effective product specifications.

  • Plan, implement and co-ordinate new product introductions through:

    • Scaling, development, and validation of product, and packaging.

    • Equipment procurement and facility layout.

    • Initial capacity planning and identifying production operator needs.

    • Development of production and Quality procedures.

    • Material sourcing and procurement including supplier qualification.

  • Support quality system requirements through design control methods, design of experiments (DOE), computer aided design, and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)

  • Manage and support design verification and validation testing and process validations.

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • Reporting to the NPI Manager the successful candidate must have a track record of success in a development and manufacturing environment for a medical device company, a degree in Engineering or related field and 5 years’ experience in a medical device engineering role.

  • Candidate must be highly motivated and passionate about developing new products with strong documentation, oral, and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • The individual must be proficient in mechanical design principles and material selection.

  • This position has full responsibility and authority to make necessary decisions and/or take action that is required to carry out job duties.

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