R&D Engineer

Job Overview

Job Title: R&D Engineer

Location East Co. Galway

Industry: Medical devices

Working hours: Mon - Thursday (39h/week)

Department: Research & Development Engineer

Reports to: R&D Manager

Job Overview

The R&D Engineer works as parts of the R&D team tasked with the development of new medical device products in compliance with applicable regulations including EU and FDA regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Develop Products and corresponding processes which meet the customer requirements throughout the design phase.
  • Generate technical documentation for the Product Design History File and Device Master Records.
  • Develop test methods for product evaluation and validation. Develop and execute test method validations.
  • Liaise where necessary with Business Development and Physicians to understand and validate the specific market requirements in any given product segment.
  • Partner with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Operations to ensure that the transition of products through R&D, product approval and manufacturing scale up are smooth, timely and cost effective.
  • Support Manufacturing post product commercialization.
  • As part of the R&D team, contribute effectively to the broader technical and resource needs of the team while ensuring specific technical expertise is continually developed and strengthened.

Qualifications

  • An Engineering or Science Degree.
  • A minimum of 4 years post qualification experience within a Medical Device environment with at least two spent in the R&D Dept.

Competencies and Attributes

  • Demonstrable detailed working knowledge of the medical device industry.
  • A good knowledge of design life cycles requirements.
  • An analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Is creative, continually learning and exploring new ideas.
  • A self starter, applies his/her own initiative in most situations.
  • A good team player who works well in a small team environment.
  • A good communicator who can easily convey his/her ideas and requirements across all levels in the organisation.
  • Capacity to make sound judgements while learning from mistakes.
  • Good understanding and application of project management tools.
  • Effective knowledge of the regulatory environment in which the business operates.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining awareness of longer-term objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to influence his/her peers.
  • Displays the highest levels of integrity.
  • Capacity to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality internally and externally.

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