R&D Design Engineer required with 4+ years experience in medical device product development. This is a small startup company that has a lot of potential growth. The team has approx 30 people at the moment with lots of plans to grow. Job Purpose. This role provides key support to the R&D function in developing products, processes, materials requirements and equipment in order to achieve design brief. Provide daily engineering support to manufacturing team and/or Product Development team where applicable. Key Responsibilities. -As the Senior R&D Engineer, interacts with product stakeholders (e.g. external vendors, operations, quality, etc.) to identify opportunities and develop appropriate strategies. -Align with internal cross-functional teams and contract manufacturers or design firms to ensure system design, architecture, and verification/validation meets design input. -May serve as a representative or liaison to other Phenox sites or any external organizations, boards or committees. -Technical expert (subject matter expert) on platform and complex projects. -Project Management; Creates, drives, communicates & executes project plans, tasks and deliverables. Manages time to meet project deadlines. -Develops processes, materials and solutions through in house and out of house development paths. -Evaluates external technologies and strategically identifies opportunities to implement them. -Ensure design meets company’s expectations in terms of quality, cost and time. -Uses structured problem-solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions. -Reviews and assesses designs and processes for potential patent opportunities. -Builds Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements. -Provides on-going mentoring and technical guidance to other engineers & technicians where appropriate. Skills, Qualifications & Experience. A graduate in Engineering/Technical field with typically 5-8 years in a medical device environment or equivalent. Experience working with medical devices a distinct advantage. Strong knowledge of materials and process capabilities for catheter based medical device implants. Strong working knowledge and ability to use statistical techniques, six sigma and DFSS methodology at a high level. Proficient in solid works, ACAD and FE. Ability to guide the team; fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with company objectives. Excellent verbal communication skills to enhance collaboration and written skills to prepare/execute/communicate plans and reports. Strategic Planner with successful scheduling & execution results. Please contact Fiona Keane at 091 507 502 or 086 027 9952 or click on the link below if you would like more information. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
103 days ago