R&D Engineer (Sustaining)

Location: Galway, Republic of Ireland Salary: Bonus
Sector: R&D Type: Permanent

Due to continued expansion of our operations, we are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced R&D Sustaining Engineering - Engineer II (Permanent).

They are one of the world's leading Medical Device companies who's key product lines that include drug-eluting stents, biliary stents, and catheters. Role: R&D Engineer (Sustaining) Location: Galway Benefits: Excellent salary, Pension, Healthcare, Yearly Bonus, Flexible working hours.

Job Purpose:

Maintain and develop products of moderate complexity. Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish/verify performance standards for modified products, processes, and materials and creates/maintains design-related technical notes building a complete design history.

Responsibilities: - Use of design change process to ensure proposed changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed before beginning the change process.

  • Works cross-functionally with project management, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical and marketing to ensure project success.
  • Interfaces with vendors and physicians.
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing to reduce product costs through design improvements.
  • Demonstrates design control knowledge.
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation.


  • Primary Degree in either Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering. Min. FETAC level 8
  • Strong R&D experience preferably in the health care industry

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If so I would be happy to discuss it further with you at any time.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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