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Staff Engineer - Prototypes

  • Job type Permanent
  • Salary Bonus
  • Location Galway, Republic of Ireland
  • Sector Medical Devices

Title: Staff Engineer - Prototypes Device Engineering

Location; Parkmore, Galway

Benefits: Excellent salary, pension, healthcare and yearly bonus.

Company:

My client is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry, they specialize in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Headquartered in Galway, they has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia.

Description:

  • As a Staff Engineer you will work closely with the prototype manager, customers and internal stakeholders to develop prototype solutions for new and novel catheter applications in their key value driver therapies.
  • Lead technical engineer for the portfolio of Device prototypes currently been produced in Galway
  • Steer the prototype group and stakeholders ensuring the correct technologies and test equipment are identified and used.
  • Knowledge of catheters and access technologies in at least one of the following therapy areas: structural heart, coronary and neurovascular applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams to deliver projects against agreed milestones with DS customers.
  • Influence the project scope, change request management and technically lead the respective projects.
  • The staff Engineer will be responsible for the technical leadership and deliverables for the project.
  • Customer management: The staff engineer will have responsibility for customer interaction specific to the project.
  • Drive project improvement activities using statistical techniques, lean manufacturing tools, Six Sigma, design experimentation for process and equipment, to achieve targets and manufacturing costs.
  • Partner with customers, suppliers, vendors and internal cross-functional teams to deliver project goals. Build and maintain a network of relationships in all Functions (R&D, Sales, Finance, Purchasing, Quality and manufacturing).
  • Contribute to business development opportunities including customer visits.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Engineering/Science or similar technical field.
  • 7+ years experience in medical devices, with exposure to medical devices and catheter technology a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in particular focusing on working with customers and the leadership of teams.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the design of composite shafts and their manufacturing processes, including,
  • Braiding, Coiling, welding, coating and Catheter assembly methods.
  • Braiding, coiling, lamination and tipping.
  • Knowledge of their end use invasive procedures.
  • Laser cutting and welding (optional).

If you are interested in applying or have any questions on this position call/ email on the details provided and I am happy to help.

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