Back to Job Search

Senior R&D Engineer | Galway

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact Email: jessica.ryan@collinsmcnicholas.ie
  • Job Ref: 20215

A 12-month contract position has arisen with a global multi-national who are looking to hire a Senior R&D Engineer to join their Structural Heart and Aortic team. Some of the aspects a Senior R&D Engineer within the Structural Heart and Aortic operating unit can look forward to are as follows:


Responsibilties:

  • Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provide technical skills during research and/or product development Effectively represent the company while interacting with physicians to filter their needs into product requirements and concepts
  • Participate 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 generate feasible designs
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
  • Play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts potentially progressing a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
  • Contribute to resolution of technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers
  • Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members

 

Key skills and Experience:

  • Qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.
  • You are an experienced professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all 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
  • Collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur
  • Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable
  • You are someone who loves how and why things work, and you bring this passion to work with you

For a more detailed and confidential discussion on this role contact Jessica Ryan

jessica.ryan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

091-706719