TE Connectivity Senior Balloons Engineer in Galway, Ireland

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

The Senior Balloon Development engineer will be responsible for the advancement of Creganna’s balloon capability and the successful development of a range of medical balloon solutions. The candidate will manage projects for cost, schedule, performance, and quality while working closely with the customer. The position will report to the Balloons Project Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

Product development

  • Develop balloon based products to customer specifications using a range of materials which would typically include Nylons, Pebax, Polyurethanes

  • Work with customers to identify balloon performance requirements for a range of balloon application which would typically include PTA, PTCA, Vascular Occlusion.

  • Work with Creganna cross functional teams (Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain) to take R&D balloon concepts through the product development process into steady state manufacturing.

Project Execution

  • Develop project plans, estimate level of effort and time required to execute prospective projects.

  • Deliver all aspects of projects on time and on budget to meet all customer requirements including performance and quality.

  • Develop, train staff and implement best in class balloon development processes.

  • Identify additions and gaps in our product offering and propose ways in which these can be addressed.

Customer Management

  • Work with the commercial team in developing new business and negotiating projects with customer.

  • Expand existing customer engagements by building and extending relationships at all levels of the customer’s organizations

  • Become recognized by clients as a leader and value-added contributor

Key Requirements:

  • 10+ years medical industry experience in medical device balloon based products

  • Must have previous experience working on balloon development and commercialisation in a medical device environment preferably engineering or design consultancy.

  • Signification customer management experience required.

  • Engineering degree required; advanced degree preferred.

  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

  • Good business acumen

  • Decision maker. Willing to take proactive and measured risks to meet objectives.

  • Energetic, proactive, and self motivated

Requisition ID: 2017-83463

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - Medical - Creganna Medical

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com