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Principal R&D Engineer

Principal R&D Engineer

Job description

Principal R&D Engineer

About Your New Employer

Due to expansion, this start-up based in Galway is hiring for a Principal R&D Engineer to join their site. We are seeking a Catheter expert, someone with 10 years' plus experience ideally.

The key responsibility will be the development of the company’s pVAD catheter, including the design&development, the associated manufacturing and assembly processes, and the selection and management of suppliers of catheter components.

About Your New Job as a Principal R&D Engineer:

  • Develop design options for company’s pVAD catheter
  • Develop assembly and manufacturing processes for the company’s pVAD catheter
  • Anticipate risks and challenges; proactively ensure availability of adequate mitigation plans.
  • Development of DFMEA and PFMEA or similar risk management tools
  • Work with management and marketing function to ensure adequate input from physician advisors
  • Ensure adequate IP generation to protect novel developments and findings
  • Manage relationships with third party development and manufacturing vendors 

What Skills You Need:

  • Master’s or primary Degree in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in the development of cardiovascular or equivalent devices, preferably catheter delivery systems.
  • Functional and mechanical test method development experience.
  • Medical device experience essential.

What's Next?

To apply, click 'apply now' or for more information, please contact Emma on:

T: +353 91 455 307