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Senior R&D Engineer

Job description

Senior R&D Engineer

This is a new job that will focus on cutting-edge products within Structural Heart. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the rapidly growing world of Structural Heart and make a real difference in the medical device industry.

Your Responsibilities:

  • As the Senior R&D Engineer, you will focus on all stages of the product development process from concept generation through to commercializing of cutting-edge devices.
  • Identify and assess opportunities for device, technology & process development
  • Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype
  • Effectively represent the company while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
  • Participate in technical innovation across the department
  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
  • Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
  • May be required to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase and play a key role on the product /process /engineering /leadership fronts 
  • Contribute to resolution technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Delegate/direct work of experienced engineers
  • Provide coaching/guidance to less experienced team members

 

Your Skills and Experience:

  • I'm looking for a qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline and desirably with 5 years relevant experience.
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced interfacing with physicians and reducing feedback to device concepts.
  • You are familiar with problem solving techniques and methodologies with broad biomedical materials and processing knowledge.
  • You collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur.
  • High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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