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  • R&D Engineer L2 – Wexford


    Role Purpose:


    • This position designs, develops and implements new products, processes, test methods and equipment.
    • This position is responsible for conducting engineering studies for process improvements and validations.




    • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.
    • Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customers and support staff.
    • Participates and/or leads cross-functional teams.
    • Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems and equipment.
    • Develops physical and functional test requirements to ensure specifications and regulations are met.
    • Writes and approves protocols, reports and analyse data.
    • Oversees testing outlined in protocols and test methods.
    • Coordinates/develops validation studies on equipment and processes.
    • Conducts complaints investigations.
    • Understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.
    • Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.
    • Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding.  Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.
    • Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.
    • Analyse problems in design, process and test development.  Recommends solutions.
    • Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.
    • Develops and implements procedures to provide easy-to-follow instructions.




    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience within the medical device industry or a Master’s degree in engineering with a minimum of three years of engineering experience within the medical device or equivalent industry experience in the medical device or closely related industry or equivalent.
    • Ability to make and present engineering decisions.
    • Strong interpersonal skills:
    1. Create and critique engineering cost analysis
    2. Basic tooling and design and drafting knowledge
    3. Analyze and optimize existing process and ability to create new processes
    4. Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems
    5. Basic product, design & prototyping
    6. Material science
    7. Bioengineering principles
    • Ability to train, create and critique training.
    • Comparative statistics.
    • Software application skills.
    • Problem solving ability.
    • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports.
    • Ability to generate engineering proposals.
    • Ability to lead cross functional teams.
    • Understanding of regulatory environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans.
    • Demonstrated supervisory skills.



    To Apply


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    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, Ireland
    +353 56 77 90100

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