Research and Development Engineer

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: RDE040119
  • Date Posted January 4, 2019

Our client, a leading medical device company in the Limerick region currently has an opportunity for a Research and Development Engineer to join their expanding team. This is a permanent full-time position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

Job Duties

  • Design development, prototyping, test method design, design evaluation, design reviews, design specifications, design verification and validation, design protocols and reports, transfer to production activities in a timely effective manner.
  • Product testing and evaluation, completion of test reports to support design selection.
  • Product and project risk analysis and risk management.
  • Work with Process Development Engineering to introduce/develop new equipment and production processes as required for any new manufacturing techniques.
  • Source new materials components and equipment.
  • Development of component specifications, inspection methods, bills of materials and manufacturing processes.
  • Introduction of new equipment, materials and technologies.
  • Work closely with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s), physicians and product managers to develop innovative medical devices to improve patient care.
  • Project lead for assigned research & development projects including technical and project management responsibly.
  • Manage and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones.
  • Work closely with cross functional groups to achieve project and company goals.
  • Contribute to innovation and creativity within team through filing of disclosures and patents.
  • Hold regular project meetings and document minutes and actions.
  • Ensure project milestones are achieved to meet business metrics.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.
  • Regular communication to cross-functional teams, senior management and business unit leaders.

Education and Experience

  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Design, Chemical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • 2 Years design experience medical device roles.
  • Execution of project in a timely effective manner.
  • Manufacturing design and process understanding.
  • Knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives (ISO13485 and FDA CFR 820).
  • Highly motivated individual, self-starter with a passion for excellence.

For more information on this position please call Melissa Foley on 05821665 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

More Details

For more information on this position please call Melissa Foley on 05821665 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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