Engineering & Electronics

Principal R&D Engineer

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Galway
  • 41832539


  • Design, develop, analyse, troubleshoot and provides technical skills during research and / or product development
  • Effectively represent while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts
  • Provide leadership 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
  • May be required to resolve technical challenges with existing designs and support portfolio sustaining activities
  • Continually contribute to generation of intellectual property
  • Design studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with a minimum 10 years of relevant experience, additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
  • Team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Extensive medical device product development experience and a strong proven track record in innovation and technical leadership.
  • Proven influencer and someone who exhibit skills in driving large scale technical initiatives.
  • Seasoned professional in engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, materials (polymers and metals), sterilization of medical devices, test method development, design for six sigma principles, CAD (Solidworks preferred), pre-clinical evaluations, physician interactions, knowledge of anatomical use conditions (anatomy, physiology etc.), system requirements development, design control, application of ISO standards for medical devices
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.


 If interested please contact Seán on 021-4297900 or

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