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Senior R&D Engineer

Reference:JCOA1610
Location: Galway
Qualification:Degree
Experience:5-7 Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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Our client a high potential and well funded medical devcie start up are currently speaking seeking a Senior R&D Engineer to join their team. The company is a fast growing and dynamic organisation Reporting to the R&D Manager, the Senior R&D Engineer will drive the execution of the Research & Development strategy in the business. Build capabilities, develop technical core competencies, and apply design from first principles to development activities.

Role/Responsibilities

Research and deliver complex catheter technologies to accelerate the next generation of devices to market.
Promote an innovation mind set, identify improvement opportunities, suggest solutions, and submit patent disclosures.
Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with key technology and component suppliers.
Provide technical guidance to suppliers, including establishing tolerances and defining acceptance criteria related to materials, manufacturing processes, and design.
Detailed project planning and leadership of various stages of product development, including concept development, rapid prototyping, detailed design, and design for manufacture.
Develop clinically relevant in-vitro and ex-vivo test protocols to profile device performance across a range of clinical scenarios.
Liaise with the clinical community and specify design input requirements for devices being developed.
Develop solutions to technical challenges as they arise while adhering to regulatory requirements.
Draft, collaborate, and present data to the technical community.
Assist in strategic planning for the company.
Create technical capabilities and expertise within the scope of assigned development programmes.
Devise strategies for efficient execution of project tasks and co-ordinate the activities of team members.
Provide effective solutions to product issues with complex technical requirements and provide clear and regular technical direction to personnel assigned to a project.
Understands and complies with the quality system.
Ensure direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
Provide mentoring to less experienced team members.
Ensure effective reporting of Project status to your supervisor and Snr Management when appropriate.

Skills/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, Polymer, Materials, or Industrial Engineering. A Masters or PhD in a related field is highly desirable, or an equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
5+ years of engineering experience working for a MedTech company whose products and processes are FDA regulated.
Experience in the development and production of medical devices that require complex processes and assembly techniques and a proven ability to deliver results in this setting.
Holds him/ herself and others accountable to meet commitments by following through, acting with a clea
r sense of ownership, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures.
A self-starter who can see and deliver the entire program of work required to realize the business strategy with a minimal amount of direction.
Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
Brings support and positive attributes to a culture that is respectful, supportive, goal oriented, scientific, and diverse.
Team player with an innovative mindset.
Supports colleagues in the achievement of their strategic objectives.
Provides leadership example to employees across the group.
High integrity and honesty.


For further information please contact James Cassidy james.cassidy@lifescience.ie



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