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A Senior Principal R&D Engineer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. As a Senior Principal R&D Engineer, you will be tasked with leading the technical development of new products through early stage investigation/research and/or translation of that into commercial medical devices. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Continually identify and assess opportunities for device, technology & process development
  • Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype
  • Effectively represent the 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
  • 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
  • May be required to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase and play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts
  • May be required to resolve technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers
  • Partake in cross site Technical Forums and build a network within the technical community
  • Define and implement strategic goals in the technical community in line with the business unit strategy

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Level 8 Degree level in Engineering or related discipline with 10 - 15 years relevant experience - additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
  • This role is primarily technical in nature, thus we seek someone who is passionate about Engineering concepts and principles - someone who gets a thrill from how and why things work.
  • You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced with medical device product development and have a strong proven track record in innovation and project/program management.
  • You are a seasoned professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, materials (polymers and metals), sterilization of medical devices, test method development, design for six sigma principles, CAD (Solidworks preferred), pre-clinical evaluations, physician interactions, knowledge of anatomical use conditions (anatomy, physiology etc.), system requirements development, design control, application of ISO standards for medical devices
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email: tdevaney@careerwise.ie
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900

Email: info@careerwise.ie