Materials Engineer

Life Science Recruitment
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award winning Medical Device organization based in Cork. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


• Provide technical input as a metallurgy SME
• Ownership for projects in Materials Development with a focus on metals forming processes.
• Support Validation activities for special processes
• Participate in the development of long-term strategies for materials related technologies
• Conduct detailed product / process design reviews
• Perform materials charactiersation and technical reports on materials analysis activities
• Implement of cost effective material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies
• Conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
• Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
• Apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
• Project management responsibility for Material Development projects
• Support root cause analysis activities related to material processes
• Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
• Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
• Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled.
• Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions

Education & Experience 

• BSc in Materials Science or Engineering and experience within a medical device company or similar industry
Ph.D. in Material Sciences or Engineering and experience within a medical device company or similar industry
• Project management experience

• Masters or Ph.D in Material Sciences or similar
• Materials characterisation – advanced analytical techniques
• Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3)
• Surface Science Characterization Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX etc)