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5 x Senior R&D Engineers required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. As a Senior R&D Engineer, you will be tasked with supporting a team in 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

  • Design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development Effectively represent the Company while interacting with physicians to filter 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 generate feasible designs
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
  • Play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts potentially progressing a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
  • 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


  • Qualified person to Bachelor/Master's Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.
  • You are an experienced 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
  • Collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
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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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

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