Senior R&D Engineer

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A leading medical device company who are at the forefront of developing new medical technologies are currently seeking a dynamic and driven Senior R&D Engineer for a 12-month contract in Galway city.

As a Senior R&D Engineer, you will report directly to the R&D Manager and actively participate in all areas of new product development including the design, development and troubleshooting of new products.

This is a 12-month contract.

Your new job:

Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, analyse, troubleshoot and provide technical skills during research and / or product development.
    • Represent company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts.
    • Provide leadership in technical innovation across the department.
    • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process.
    • Select materials and processes to come up with working designs.
    • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key suppliers, both locally and globally
    • May be required to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase and play a key role on the product and process fronts.
    • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property.
    • Coach and mentor junior members of staff.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience in the medical device industry.
  • We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Extensive medical device product development experience and a strong proven track record in innovation and technical leadership.
  • A proven influencer who can drive large scale technical initiatives.
  • Knowledge of ISO standards for medical devices.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

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