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Principal R&D Engineer, Leadership role

Job Title: Principal R&D Engineer, Leadership role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RFT122305LOL
Contact Name: Larry O'Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Principal R&D Engineer, Leadership role 
Our client, an innovative blue-chip medical device manufacturer based in Ireland, are expanding their product portfolio to include a range of new products focused on delivery of minimally invasive medical devices for the treatment of valvular heart disease.
 
Given this expansion, we are now actively recruiting for a Principal R&D Engineer who will be responsible for the design and develop of this next generation products.
 
The successful candidate will work within a dynamic New Product Development Team specialized in transcatheter heart valve system development for commercialization in all major global healthcare markets.
 
This is a permanent role, based in Galway.
 
Requirements for Principal R&D Engineer, Leadership role:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required. An advanced degree, i.e. Masters and / or PhD is a distinct advantage.
9+ years’ experience with BS Degree / 7+ years’ experience with MS Degree / 4+ years’ experience with PhD.
This position requires relevant mechanical/biomedical engineering experience to include heart valve development, exposure to design of experiments, specification development, and prototyping.
Prior experience in an interventional, vascular or cardiac surgery arena is a plus, especially involving prosthetic tissues and catheter based technologies.
Proven Project Management and strong communication & presentation skills.
  
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.