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Senior R&D Engineer

Reference:CCL A011642 (ARHA-785440)
Location: Limerick
Experience:4-5 Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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Senior R&D Engineer – Limerick

The Role:
Lead Research & Development team in the design, development and taking to market of medical devices for the Cook Vascular division

Reporting to: Research & Development Manager or Senior Research & Development Manager


  • Project lead for assigned Research & Development team/s including technical and project management leadership responsibly.
  • Lead technical development of projects.
  • Lead all key design decisions to ensure quality design selection.
  • Manage the activities of the project team and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones and business metrics are achieved.
  • Work closely to build effective relationships with cross functional groups to achieve project and company goals.
  • Retrospective project reviews to understand lessons learned.
  • Design development, prototyping, test method design, design evaluation , design reviews, design specifications, design verification and validation, design protocols and reports, transfer to production activities in a timely and effective manner.
  • Product and project risk analysis and risk management.
  • Develop prototypes which are consistent with the clinical and design requirements of the project.
  • Research new therapies and design solutions to develop and complement the existing product portfolio.
  • Introduce new equipment, materials and technologies.
  • Work closely with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s), physicians and product managers to develop innovative medical devices to improve patient care.
  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Science, Design or similar discipline, Masters or Ph.D. level preferred but not essential.
  • 4+ years’ experience is ideal.
  • Proven Project Leadership abilities.
  • Good Project Management methodology and skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering quality results in a timely effective manner.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Good mechanical design and understanding of engineering fundamentals with extensive medical device materials knowledge.
Any applicant must be eligible to work in Ireland. Existing work permit or EU passport required. No visa sponsorship will be offered with this role.

Contact : Colin Clare on or +353 87 060 8656 for more details


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