Senior R&D Engineer

  • Location
    Galway, Galway
  • Category
    Engineering - Research & Development
  • Job type
  • External Reference

Our Purpose At our Research & Development Department is to focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space.
Senior R&D Engineers are directly involved in working on the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures, as part of the R&D team.

A Day in The Life Of:
Design and develop new medical devices from initial concept phase through design freeze, verification, and validation and finally into commercialization phase.
Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype.
Effectively represent Medtronic while interacting with physicians to distil 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 come up with working designs.
*Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally.
*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.

Qualifications - ExternalKey Skills & Experience:
*Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or related discipline with minimum 5 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment.
*You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
*Medical device product development experience required.
*Technical experience in DOE, Six Sigma, DFM, etc.
*You collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.
*You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
*You are experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.

They offer a competitive salary and flexible Benefits Package

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Robyn Lynch