Medtronic R-D Engineer - Temporary Contract in Ireland

R-D Engineer - Temporary Contract



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Post Date:

Jul 13, 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.


At our RD Sustaining department in Medtronic, plc, we focus on ensuring our life support products are viable, reliable and compliant with relevant standards. RD Engineers are directly involved in making sure our products are maintained through the full product lifecycle and that these products have the necessary documentation files to comply with evolving global standards.


You will contribute to the successful transfer of medical device products between Medtronic sites. You will be responsible for releasing drawings and specifications through the design control process and making corrections and improvements to legacy design files. You will support manufacturing to get parts released to production. You will identify and implement design improvements and carry out testing and analysis on such changes. You will lead and participate in design and peer reviews for changes. You will support department goals and initiatives as part of the RD Sustaining team..


We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelors/Master’s degree level 8 in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and desirably with 1-2 years medical device technology experience. You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You have some knowledge of medical device industry controls and processing with experience in design and/or development/manufacturing implementation programs. You can use CAD packages such as SolidWorks and/or ProE to create part drawings and models. You have a strong collaborative mindset to create alignment with cross functional players. You are decisive with an ability to initiate and lead change. You are a good 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