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R&D Engineer, Biomedical

Job Title: R&D Engineer, Biomedical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 123418
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

R&D Engineer, Biomedical
Our client, a Medtech company based in Galway, have a newly created R&D Engineer role to work as part of their development group. This hire will work on device concept development and prototype building, design of experiments and test method development, mechanical testing of tissues/tissue engineering materials, fluid mechanics, etc. through product development lifecycle.
 
The successful candidate will develop clinically relevant specifications, test methods and test fixturing to support design verification/validation activities to satisfy both regulatory and internal requirements. This role will Interface with Marketing, Operations, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs, Vendors and Physicians as required.
 
Responsibilities of R&D Engineer, Biomedical:
Develops new ideas and technologies within an assigned product area.
Leads complex product development tasks.
Develops own work-plan for assigned tasks and works with project leaders to define and track progress against plan for all deliverables.
Designs, procures, and fabricates simple tooling and fixtures and develops new ideas and technologies within an assigned product area.
Product line support post commercial launch is required.
Co-ordinates activities of one or more technicians or engineers in an assigned phase of a development project.
Interfaces with Marketing, Operations, QA, vendors and physicians.
Defines, prototypes, clinically tests and transfers new product to production.
Applies the Technical Development Product Development Process methodologies.
 
Requirements of R&D Engineer, Biomedical:
Honours Degree in Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering.
3+ years’ experience in the health care industry, with minimum 1 year experience working with Design Dossiers, Technical Files, Product Specifications, Design FMEAs, Design Verification Protocols and Reports.
Proven experience in a hands-on approach toward product development using DOE and DFM techniques.
Proven track record of working in a fast paced environment with strong technical capabilities.
Capable of handling multiple development aspects of assigned projects.
 
Please contact Larry on +353 1 – 2302400 / larry@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.
 
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