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Senior R&D Engineer


Reference:TG- Senior R&D Location: Galway
Galway City
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Role: Senior R&D Engineer (Permanent)
Location: Parkmore, Galway


Overview
My client developing medical devices for the treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF). The company is a fast growing and dynamic organisation looking for someone to join their team in a very hands on role.



Position Summary
Reporting to the R&D Manager, Catheter Technologies, drive the execution of the Research & Development strategy in the business. Build capabilities, develop technical core competencies, and apply design from first principles to development activities.



Responsibilities
- Research and deliver complex catheter technologies to accelerate the next generation of WhiteSwell devices to market.
- Promote an innovation mind set, identify improvement opportunities, suggest solutions, and submit patent disclosures.
- Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with key technology and component suppliers.
- Provide technical guidance to suppliers, including establishing tolerances and defining acceptance criteria related to materials, manufacturing processes, and design.
- Detailed project planning and leadership of various stages of product development, including concept development, rapid prototyping, detailed design, and design for manufacture.
- Develop clinically relevant in-vitro and ex-vivo test protocols to profile device performance across a range of clinical scenarios.
- Liaise with the clinical community and specify design input requirements for devices being developed.
- Develop solutions to technical challenges as they arise while adhering to regulatory requirements.
- Draft, collaborate, and present data to the technical community.
- Assist in strategic planning for the company.
- Create technical capabilities and expertise within the scope of assigned development programmes.
- Devise strategies for efficient execution of project tasks and co-ordinate the activities of team members.


Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, Polymer, Materials, or Industrial Engineering. A Masters or PhD in a related field is highly desirable, or an equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
- 4+ years of engineering experience working for a MedTech company whose products and processes are FDA regulated.
- Experience in the development and production of medical devices that require complex processes and assembly techniques and a proven ability to deliver results in this setting.
- Visa to work in Ireland


Does this sound like your next career move? For more info forward your application or contact me on 087 0612325 OR thomas.gallagher@lifescience.ie



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