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Senior R&D Engineer (Biomaterials)

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rhys Joyce
  • Job Ref: 17690

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 R&D Engineer (Biomaterials) to join their growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership to the Design Service project team. Assume reporting responsibilities for members of the project team as delegated by the Engineering & Design Services Manager.

  • Manage the planning and execution of R&D project deliveries.

  • Work with other technical leaders, managers, and senior management to influence and promote the mission of the business.

  • Manage the resources required to execute the project plan and the associated budget. Ensure cohesion of the Project team to function as a united and high-performing team.

  • Support the budgeting processes of the business and manage projects within budgetary constraints. Ensure that all members of R&D project teams have clear visibility of objectives and are kept informed of information required for them to function efficiently in their roles.

  • Support the continuous improvement of yields, COGs, quality, and efficiency in the project and the business generally.

  • Demonstrate leadership in people management while assuming responsibility for talent development, training, and performance management.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical/Mechanical/Polymer Engineering with 10+ years of relevant industrial experience.

  • Experience of bringing new products through development to commercialisation.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in working with cross-functional team dynamics and can manage teams that deliver outstanding results.

  • Understanding of Design Control processes and ISO requirements is preferred.

  • Requires excellent written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills with ability to effectively present information to customers and management peers.

  • Provides leadership example to employees across the group and supports the attainment of their strategic objectives.

  • A self-starter who can see and deliver work required to advance the project with a minimal amount of direction.

  • Holds her/himself and others accountable to meet commitments by following through, acting with a clear sense of ownership.

  • The R&D Senior Engineer is expected to develop and evolve her/his skills to stay abreast of the business and the evolving environment in which the business operates.

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