Medtronic R-D Engineer in Galway, Ireland
Galway, County Galway, Ireland
Jul 21, 2017
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At our Research Development Department in Medtronic, plc, we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures.
You will contribute to developing products for use in medical procedures as defined/required by the business needs of the company. You will be responsible for establishing the most effective, reliable and cost effective processing methods for manufacturing operation. You will provide technical support to product and process development and on field related activities such as clinical programs and complaint investigations. You will be leading multidiscipline teams in planning and implementing the introduction of new products, in line with marketing plans and undertaking specific projects as designated in support of the business activities of Medtronic. You will support the introduction/implementation of product/process/materials changes to the manufacturing operation. You will participate in sourcing, testing and approving materials. You will monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation and understand and operate to departmental and company quality procedures. You will represent Medtronic Vascular externally with our customers. You will document design/development/test activities as required in Engineering Laboratory notebooks.
We are looking for a qualified person to Degree level 8 in Engineering / Science or related discipline and desirably with medical device technology experience ideally in interventional vascular devices. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced with biomedical materials and processing knowledge, experience of medical device design procedures and proven track record in innovative design, development/manufacturing implementation programs. Strong interpersonal, leadership and team skills are desirable. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
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