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Senior R&D Engineer - Start-Up

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21731

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a Galway Medical Device start-up as we partner with them exclusively to hire a Senior R&D Engineer. The successful candidate will provide product and project leadership with a hands-on approach. Working closely with technical and commercial colleagues, you will help to drive the company towards market approval, acceptance, and expansion.

This role offers the candidate the opportunity to design, manage, grow, and lead within a small organisation which has the ambitions, plans and funding necessary to grow quickly into a new market.

This is a full-time, hybrid role that carries with it an attractive package to include market leading salary, a benefits package including options for Pension and Healthcare.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key clinical advisors.
  • Create innovative implant and tooling designs from surgeon led concepts.
  • Liaise with all stakeholders and the commercial leadership of the company to create design input and output matrices for next generation product designs.
  • Mitigate technical risks and employ best practice concurrent engineering principles for robust design and manufacturability.
  • Design and validate test methods.
  • Contribute to the company’s IP portfolio with novel concepts for patent filings.
  • Develop and implement programs in conjunction with operations and quality functions which drive continuous improvement in product quality, customer satisfaction and manufacturing effectiveness.
  • Manage development projects in compliance with approved procedures and in adherence to ISO and FDA regulations. 


Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Engineering/Science degree or equivalent required (Master’s degree qualification preferred).
  • Five years + experience in product design and development, within the medical device environment, orthopaedics experience a plus.  

For a more detailed job specification or a confidential discussion on this role contact Amy Newell.