Medtronic Sr R/D Engineer (Mechanical) (Temp) in Galway, Ireland

Sr R/D Engineer (Mechanical) (Temp)


Galway, County Galway, Ireland

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Post Date:

Jun 06, 2017


Together, we will change healthcare worldwide. Join us in our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life worldwide. Let’s work together to address the universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives, optimize costs and efficiencies, and expand global access. Together, we can make a real difference in the global disparity in care. By providing quality care at the lowest possible cost, we will succeed as a company, and take the future of healthcare Further, Together.


As part of the Research Development Department our Sustaining Engineering Team’s focus is on post launch life-cycle support of a portfolio of life-support ventilator products in the Respiratory Therapy space. Our team supports both Acute Care Ventilation (PB980, PB840 e360) and Portable Ventilation (HT70 PB500) products. Senior RD Engineers are directly involved in working on these ventilator products used in respiratory therapies, as part of our global RD team.


You will be responsible for undertaking specific value engineering projects as designated in support of the business and technology activities of Medtronic. You will be leading and providing technical support to product development projects in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. You will liaise with other Medtronic sites regarding technical issues on assigned project. You will represent Medtronic externally with our vendors and service providers. You will also be providing technical engineering support product investigation activities such as complaint resolution and production yield investigations. You will be part of a new value engineering team and part of the wider RD team based in Galway, co-located within our Mervue Manufacturing facility.


We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor/Master’s Degree level 8 in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and desirably with 5 years relevant experience. You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are familiar with design controls, verification validation testing, project management, problem solving techniques and can demonstrate a broad technical knowledge base. Experience with working with medical devices, electro-mechanical products, sensors or pneumatics would be advantageous. You can collaborate across organizational boundaries and take appropriate actions when problems occur. High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable. You are an excellent communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Leadership Expectations provide the framework for what we expect from all employees at Medtronic – outlining the actions and behaviors we must develop and demonstrate in pursuit of our Mission and global growth goals.


We are committed to being experts in what we do, with a clear vision of where we are going and the plan to get there.

■ Demonstrates Global Business Acumen

■ Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions

■ Sets Strategic Direction


We partner with and involve others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.

■ Collaborates and Creates Alignment

■ Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent

■ Fosters Diversity and Inclusion


We are bold thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, partners, and customers.

■ Focuses on Patient and Customer

■ Generates Breakthrough Ideas

■ Initiates and Leads Change


We do what we say we are going to do, delivering results with the highest standards.

■ Sets High Standards

■ Instils Operational Excellence

■ Drives Accountability

■ Models Ethical Behavior