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Senior R&D Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 19803

Senior R&D Engineer

This role will be part of a global team supporting the design and development of new products in the medical devices space. You will be based at this multinationals global centre of excellence for new product development.

As Senior Research & Development Engineer you should have a good history of front end research & development projects and be capable of utilizing this expertise in the identification and development of new product ideas and technologies supporting the growth of the business .


  • Working from basic clinical needs to device concept and prototype development ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Researching new technologies and designing solutions to develop and complement the existing product portfolio.
  • Providing technical support to NPD, Global Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Leading or supporting product development cross-functional teams.
  • Managing project schedules, conducting product and project risk analysis and ensuring successful and timely completion of project activities.
  • Preparing financial reports and/or justifications for financial authorization and effectively communicate same
  • Reviewing vendors product offerings to access suitability
  • Sourcing/selecting materials and components and the evaluation of same
  • Evaluating new technology performance and stability.
  • Supporting future product introductions.
  • Accomplishing trial work for new technologies.
  • Working with patent counsel to support patentability/infringement searches and preparation of patent applications.



  • An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is required. Masters or PhD in a related discipline is preferred.
  • Project Management experience is desired
  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience preferably in medical devices


Other Specialized skills/technical knowledge

  • Innovation/Creative Thinker – must have a demonstrated ability to conduct exploration of subject areas for novel concepts and approaches
  • Experience dealing with medical personnel and reducing feedback to device concepts
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical problem solving abilities
  • Good organization and communications skills
  • Good team skills a high level of enthusiasm and motivation
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Project
  • Product design and prototype development experience
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D modeling experience (Preferred)


Excellent career prospects with this organisation. Salaries are very competitive with a strong benefits package and work life balance.

Hybrid working model available.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251