Medtronic Sr Reliability Engineer in Galway, Ireland

Sr Reliability Engineer


Galway, County Galway, Ireland

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jun 14, 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.


Within our Design Assurance Group in Medtronic, plc, we focus on providing Quality support across all aspects of PDP from pre market product development to post market product surveillance. We participate in the design process to ensure the performance and safety of the Structural Heart devices we develop, is assured and maintained throughout the product lifecycle.


You will serve as extended team member on PDP Projects representing the Design Assurance function. You will prepare test method validations, design verification and shelf life protocols / reports. You will be responsible for keeping abreast of industry best practice with respect to product design. You will maintain expert, up to date knowledge of developments in regulatory compliance requirements for product design, development, transfer and commercialisation activities. You will be required to liaise with departments, both internally and externally to build strong collaborative partnerships. You will be required to provide Quality input into new product development, process improvements and change control. As required, you will support cross functional teams to design protocols to ensure that new products/ product changes are adequately evaluated/tested with respect to standard requirements.


We are looking for a qualified person to Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Level 8 NFQ) in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Engineering, Science) and desirably with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced to a competent level within Medical Device product design. Initiates and Leads Change, Collaborates and Creates Alignment, Drives Accountability and Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions are a must. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. The role is a day shift role. Flexibility to travel 10% of time desirable.

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