Snr R&D

Life Science Recruitment
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Senior R&D Engineer

Location Clonmel

One of our leading Medical Device Clients are looking to hire a Senior R&D Engineer that would independently conduct design and development work on Class II and Class III Devices.


  • Demonstrate technical leadership on assignments requiring the development of improved products, techniques, and procedures. Work is expected to result in the design and development of refined technologies, products, specification, materials, test methods, processes, and/or equipment
  • Organize, plan, track and close out design problems associated w/product performance in engineering, manufacturing, and field events
  • Provide oversight to Manufacturing Sites for Design, Quality and Project related activities
  • Provide work direction, training, and/or technical expertise to technicians and less experienced engineers
  • Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied sources
  • Use standard design processes to support product development and improve productivity.  Facilitate process improvement within a specified discipline (e.g., design methodologies, standards & tool evaluation)
  • Participate and present at project and departmental meetings.
  • Drive problems solving and root cause analysis on quality related issues
  • Support regulatory submissions and questions
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the Quality Policy
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System


  • Batchelor in Engineering (Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering preferred)
  • Required minimum years of work experience 6 years
  • Strong electro-mechanical engineering design skills
  • SolidWorks CAD Experience (GD&T preferred)
  • Iterative design and development experience via prototyping and experimentation
  • Test method development and validation
  • Experience with statistical analysis (Minitab experience preferred)
  • Ability to provide technical leadership as it relates to product, design, and process
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and collaborative skills
  • Experience with rapid prototyping to accelerate proof of concepts
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10 – 15%

Any applicant must be eligible to work in Ireland. Existing work permit or EU passport required. No visa sponsorship will be offered with this role.

Contact Joan O’Malley at for more details