Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

R&D Engineer

  • Contract
  • Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • 41990335

PE Global is currently recruiting for a R&D Engineer for our medical device client in Galway. This is an initial 12-month contract hybrid role.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


Designs, develops, analyses, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development. Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise.


May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials. Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products.



Typically an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty.

Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results.


May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower-level professionals.

The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education (typically University).



Autonomy: Established and productive individual contributor. Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments.


Organizational Impact: Sets objectives for own job area to meet the objectives of projects and assignments. Contributes to the completion of project milestones. May have some involvement in cross functional assignments.


Innovation and Complexity: Problems and issues faced are general, and may require understanding of broader set of issues or other job areas but typically are not complex. Makes adjustments or recommends enhancements in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area.


Communication and Influence: Communicates primarily and frequently with internal contacts . External interactions are less complex or problem solving in nature. Contacts others to share information, status, needs and issues in order to inform, gain input, and support decision-making.


Leadership and Talent Management: May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and / or employee in Support Career Stream.


Required Knowledge and Experience:

Requires practical knowledge and demonstrated competence within job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.


Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Paul Wheatley on 083 094 0199 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to


***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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