Electro-mechanical R&D Engineer

Job Title: Electro-mechanical R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122748
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 5 years ago

Job Description

Electro-mechanical R&D Engineer
Our client, a medical device company, now seeks an R&D Engineer for their development group who will provide mechanical engineering support in the creation and the development of new medical device products (invasive and non-invasive).

The successful candidate will undertakes and successfully complete complex product development tasks including: writing and/or verifying specifications, design verifications and design validations; maintaining product/process documentation; developing test methods.

Responsibilities of Electro-mechanical R&D Engineer:
Responsible for providing mechanical engineering support in the creation and the development of new medical device products (invasive and non-invasive) in the process of laser welding hermetic devices. Interfaces with Design, Quality and Manufacturing organizations to integrate new products or processes into production.
Develop equipment, methods, inspections, and production procedures for industrial micro Laser welding processes, from pilot line to production
Develop and execute Laser weld qualifications (IQ/PC/OQPQ), including protocol/report generation, equipment characterisation, process characterisation and test method validation
Develop and qualify leak test procedures for hermetically sealed medical devices
Develop custom Laser weld tooling and provide expertise in DFM principles to cross-functional development teams
Collaborate with internal and external laboratories on destructive and non-destructive test methods associated with Laser welding (Cross sections/ Pull testing/ Hardness testing/ Residual Gas analysis).

Requirements for Electro-mechanical R&D Engineer:
Primary Degree in Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering.
2+ years? experience in the health care industry in a development role.
Experienced with Lasers ? Solid state laser systems (Nd:YAG or Fiber) used for micro laser welding
Experienced with Motion systems ? Operation and programming of CNC systems using G Code or operation of Galvo based systems
Experienced with CAD/CAM ? Use of CAD/CAM software to create CNC toolpaths e.g. Mastercam
Experienced with Hermeticity ? Leak testing of hermetic packages
Experienced with Beam Diagnostics ? Energy/Power checks, 3D beam profiling
Experienced with Materials ? Basic material properties (metallic ? Titanium/Stainless Steel)
Experienced with Safety - Laser safety and CE marking

For further details, please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words; R&D Engineer, Design Engineer, Medical Devices innovation, new product development, NPD / NPI, Mechanical Engineering, Munster.

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