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Job Description

A Senior R&D Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. This role can be based in Minneapolis or Galway. There will be 50 % travel between Galway, Minnesota and California. Looking for someone who can transfer products into manufacturing programmes and to improve Process Development & Product Development. This is a very senior role!! Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Own all Product development engineering activity for the Devices Group within the Medical BU
  • Own all Process development engineering activity for the Devices Group within the Medical BU
  • Play a leading role in our Global Device product development strategy
  • Build strong relationships with our customer organizations
  • Drive strong collaboration with our Commercial and Business Development Teams
  • Partner with CTO, on Product Roadmap and Innovation efforts
  • Partner with Product Management, PMO and Operations in executing new product deliverables and successfully transferring new products into Operations


  • Degree and Preferably a Masters in a Technical decipline
  • Proven expertise in Process Development at a high level
  • Proven experience as a Leader of a large Technical Engineering team
  • Execution and business results delivery focused
  • Experience of working in a multi-national - Public Company environment
  • Cost Center Management
  • International experience and personality geared toward New Product & Business Development - collaborative working & effective listening skills are critical in this role
  • Master qualified with the following competencies a distinct advantage. - Portfolio Management; Strategic Planning; Technology Development/Evaluation
  • Strategic Marketing; Clinical Expertise; Integration Leader; Business Development; IP Creation/Management; Catheter/Guidewire Development; Design Controls Expert, Hardware/Software Development
  • Strong communication skills -Written & verbal
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial in nature, fearless as to Business Development challenges
  • Ability to both push-back and champion vision for Device Engineering while prioritizing key initiatives
  • Experience in Strategic Planning; Mergers and Acquisition; Business Development & Customer Partnering
  • Team development - focus on building immediate and long-term team success through development
  • Comprehensive Job Specification available on request

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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Engineering & Technical

Executive / Management

Cork Office

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900