Job Description

R&D Engineer - Galway

Ref No: AM17493

Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland

Competitive salary

R&D Engineer - Galway.

In this role you will use your technical expertise and be responsible for maintaining the company's products through their product lifecycle, in existing markets as well as supporting new market entries.

Core duties:
• Be the in-house resource for embedded hardware support and development of the product.
• Act as the interface between the R&D team and Manufacturing/Operations to ensure seamless transfer of newly developed products and product revisions from the development environment.
• Lead the product handover for new products from R&D to manufacturing.
• Be an active member of the product development group.
• Responsible for the maintenance of products through the full product lifecycle.
• Support any changes to the manufacturing process as a result of product changes.
• Support Operations in the identification, assessment and utilisation of new technologies.
• Generation of requirements, specifications, and drawings for fabrication, assembly, testing, and delivery of end-products.
• Assist with pre-production activities including design validations and FMEA’s.
• Recommend tooling and process requirements for new and existing products.
• Introduce cost effective methods of testing equipment and systems.
• Participate in risk assessment activities.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety procedures.
• Support product complaint process through technical analysis.
• Work in compliance with the Quality Management System and New Product Development Processes.

Interested applicants should have a third level degree in Engineering, ideally Electronic or Bio-Medical. You will have a significant amount of experience in medical devices or another similarly regulated industry.

• Experience in bio-medical engineering including device design, design for manufacture, regulatory requirements etc.
• Experience in doing root cause analysis work, product testing, debugging etc.
• Interested in researching and learning about body worn technologies to develop the necessary expertise in this area
• Enjoy problem solving and suggesting product and process improvements.
• Excellent team player.
• Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Committed to personal growth and learning.
• Results orientated and a self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative.
• Strong Computer Aided Design skills.
• Advanced Microsoft Office and reporting tool skills.

Experience working within a medical device/regulated environment.
Strong electronic engineering capabilities with an appreciation for other engineering disciplines i.e. mechanical etc.
A solid understanding of the manufacturing process.


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