Principal Engineer (Process development)

Stryker Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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We are hiring a Principal R&D Engineer for our Neurovascular team in Stryker Model Farm Rd.

The successful candidate will be a technical expert who has a passion for guiding & mentoring more junior engineers. You will lead a number of projects using your technical expertise and excellent communication skills.

The Neurovascular Stroke Market is continuing to go through huge growth, driven by developments in new products to improve clinical outcomes, treat more patients and save lives. This is an opportunity to play a huge part in saving people’s lives everyday as you will be part of Stryker team developing new technologies to treat stroke. This is a permanent role primarily based in Stryker Model Farm Rd, Cork with some hybrid working options as well.

What You will Do:

The Principal R&D Engineer will work with team of engineers and technicians to develop the relevant processes and technologies required to launch new products.  This will include maintaining detailed Procedures, drawings, schematics or specifications using computer-aided design software.

Working cross-functionally will be a key part of the role in order to facilitate successful launches of new neurovascular devices to treat stroke.

You should be able to apply engineering and scientific rationale along with the application of methodical problem solving and data analysis techniques to provide direction to address technical issues.

Travel will be required from time to time in order to assess potential vendors, visit Divisional headquarters in California to present out on project status and complete technical reviews or meet with sales and marketing personnel or physicians in order to improve product knowledge.

You will get fantastic career development and training opportunities in this role so that you can grow with the business and be well positioned to help drive future new product development programmes.

What You Need:

  • B.S. degree in engineering or applicable technical field

  • 8 years of experience

  • Master’s degree may count for 2 years of experience; PhD degree may count for 4-5 years of experience

  • Prior experience in medical device industry preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (Six Sigma preferred).

  • Strong technical capabilities and project management capability to develop aspect of assigned projects on time and within budget.

Travel Percentage: 30%