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Principal R&D Engineer


Reference:TG - Principal Location: Galway
Galway City
Qualification:DegreeExperience:7-9 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Job title: Principal R&D Engineer
Location: Parkmore Business Park, Galway (Hybrid working)
Benefits: Excellent salary, 15% bonus, Hybrid working, Full family healthcare and pension contribution


Company:
My client are a rapidly growing medical device company offering a highly differentiated solution in SFA interventions. Their culture of innovation helps each individual develop both professionally and personally, their culture of respect means that they all work in a collaborative, empowering, and exciting environment.



Role:
Leading the development and enhancement of the company's technology and intellectual property portfolio. Technical lead on projects in accordance with company QMA. managing and coordinating R&D activities as assigned by the VP R&D and effectively communicating findings to the leadership team. Leading design changes and technical issue resolution. Coordinating resources, collaborating with other departments while striving for high performance.



Job Requirements
- To lead development, improvement and extension of the company’s existing technology and intellectual property portfolio through innovation and invention
- To execute projects a in adherence to the company’s procedures which have been developed in compliance to ISO13485, the Medical Device Directives and FDA 21 CFR 820.
- Work in clinical environments to develop and evaluate products, understand disease states and gather user needs and user feedback.
- To ensure that other project team members are aware of his/her role and function within that team and to communicate the results and findings of relevant work to the team in a clear and comprehensible manner.
- To lead design change or technical issue resolution activities to ensure continuity of product supply to commercial operations.
- To develop other team members through guidance and mentorship
- To strive for high performance of the R&D function by leading continuous improvement initiatives of R&D practices, knowledge and capabilities.
- Other duties as required by the business.


Education & Training
- Degree level qualification in engineering or a strongly related field.
- A minimum of 10 years+ experience in product development within the medical device industry.
- Postgraduate research experience may count in lieu but a minimum of 4 years’ industry experience is required.
- Experience should include R&D activities while operating in an ISO 13485 compliant Design Control System
- Demonstrated ability to plan and complete projects to defined timelines.
- Experience in Design Verification and Validation is required.
- Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Does this sound like your next career move? To apply and For more info forward your application to the link provided or contact me on 087 0612325 OR thomas.gallagher@lifescience.ie




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