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Senior R&D Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rhys Joyce
  • Job Ref: 17718

An exciting opportunity to join a Global Leader in the Medical Device industry as a contracted Senior R&D Engineerfor 12-Months.


  • Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development.

  • Effectively represent the company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts.

  • Provide leadership in technical innovation across the department.

  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process.

  • Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs.

  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally.

  • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property.

  • Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers.

  • Design studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum of Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with a minimum 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience – additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.

  • We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

  • We are looking for an individual with extensive medical device product development experience and a strong proven track record in innovation and technical leadership.

  • This role is primarily technical in nature; thus we seek someone who is passionate about Engineering concepts and principles – someone who gets a thrill from how and why things work.

  • We are looking for a proven influencer and someone who exhibit skills in driving large scale technical initiatives.

  • You are a seasoned professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or many of the following: component and system design, materials (polymers and metals), sterilization of medical devices, test method development, design for six sigma principles, CAD (Solidworks preferred), pre-clinical evaluations, physician interactions, knowledge of anatomical use conditions (anatomy, physiology etc.), system requirements development, design control, application of ISO standards for medical devices

  • We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.

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