Engineering Director – Medical Devices

STEM Recruitment Partners
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Simply put, my client has a fantastic reputation in the market, a real employer of choice in the Limerick area. The company has an exceptional rate of employee retention, offers high levels of autonomy and interesting projects to work on.
This unique executive position has come about due to internal promotion and its primary purpose is to provide leadership and direction to the Post Market and Manufacturing Engineering department.
As a member of the senior leadership team, you will also be responsible for working with Local and Global Functional Leaders to manage all aspects of Post Market and Manufacturing Engineering. 
The Role (Sumarised) 

  • You will direct and manage the Post Market Sustaining; Manufacturing Engineering; Engineering Systems/Support and, Engineering Test Lab groups
  • Manage engineering costs and departmental expenditure and budget
  • Work closely with R&D, Quality, Regularity Affairs etc. onsite and globally to build and maintain strong links with the engineering community
  • You will engage with Operations to drive Continuous Improvement goals
  • Communicate regular project updates both internally and externally
  • Ensure that the Post Market product development activities and risk analysis comply with ISO 13485 and FDA CFR 820 requirements
  • Undertake people management responsibilities to the direct reports of this role (presently five managers/department heads), including generating training and developmental plans, carrying out performance appraisals etc
  • Ensure open communication channels are maintained across all teams within Post Market and Manufacturing Engineering function

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in an Engineering related field, an advanced Engineering degree (e.g. Masters, PhD) is preferred.
  • 10+ Years of applicable experience in a medical device or highly regulated engineering environment and at least 7 years of management experience leading engineering professionals
  • Strong strategic and analytical abilities, diplomacy, negotiation and excellent oral and written communications skills

Full job description available on request.
Apply now to have a confidential discussion, thank you,
Derek Perill  – STEM Recruitment Partners