Engineering Manager

Job Overview

Award winning Medical Device Client in Galway have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering (R&D) manager.

As the Engineering (R&D) Manager you will be directly involved in providing high level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities.

  • Drive innovation of concepts to support next-generation designs and novel applications in cardiovascular applications
  • Grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization
  • Manage engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects
  • Generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organizational challenges
  • Participate at department management level and build strong peer relationships
  • Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the company's design and development of new medical device products or software systems.
  • Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.
  • Guides the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.
  • Directs the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.
  • Organizes the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.

KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one job area.
  • Typically has advanced knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with understanding of the impact of work on other areas of the organization.
  • Requires a Level 8 degree and minimum of 5 years relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years prior relevant experience.
  • Experience of direct management of engineers is a distinct advantage
  • Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable.
  • A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams

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