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R&D Engineer

R&D Engineer

Job description

R&D Engineer

  
About Your New Job  

  • As an R&D Engineer, you will work as part of the engineering team on new product development projects, specifically component, process, and supplier development.
  • Generate device concepts within the project team to address product performance criteria, and develop novel fixtures and test apparatus to evaluate concepts.
  • Develop ex-vivo test models and methodologies for product performance evaluations. Build and test prototypes, analysing test data to identify optimal solutions to technical challenges.
  • Manage the R&D laboratory (safety, scheduling, stock, equipment calibration) to ensure availability and function for all R&D testing needs.
  • Research state of the art technologies to identify technical capabilities that can advance and accelerate the company’s R&D projects and enhance product manufacturability.
  • Implement DFM and DFA techniques into the design and development process.
  • Evaluate, with the team, the design and supply chain risks in the project and develop strategies to highlight, monitor, manage and mitigate these risks.
  • Prepare reports, documents, procedures, specifications, and technical documents in accordance with Quality System requirements to ensure the success of the project.

What Skills You Need  

  • A BSc or MSc in biomedical, mechanical, polymer, or materials engineering. A Masters or PhD in a related field is highly desirable.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a technical role at a MedTech company or an industry with regulated products and processes.
  • Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and medical device processing technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written English language and communication skills. Can express him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks CAD design
  • A proactive approach that enables delivery of the work required to advance the project with a minimal amount of direction.
  • Dedication to hold yourself and others accountable to meet commitments by following through, acting with a clear sense of ownership and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures 

 
What's Next  

Apply now by clicking the ''Apply Now'' button or call me, Edina Mulrennan on +353 91 455309 or email emulrennan@sigmar.ie. If this job isn’t quite right but you are looking for something similar, please get in touch. We also have multiple Temp, FTC and Contract jobs available.