Associate R&D Engineer

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameJordan Robb

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are currently recruiting an Associate R&D Engineer on behalf of our Multinational Medical Devices Client based in Galway on an initial 18-Month contract with potential to extend.

The Associate R&D Engineer is responsible for developing and delivering complex acute ischaemic stroke projects with significant technical challenges. Responsible for various aspects of the projects, including process development, design development, implementation of new equipment/automation and new product introduction.

The responsibilities and the impact YOU will have:
* Generate device concepts within the project team to address product performance criteria.
* Develop test models for prototype performance evaluations.
* Build and test prototypes; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solutions to technical challenges.
* Create detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications using SolidWorks.
* Identify and select product materials, assembly methods and define process settings.
* Contribute to the project team to deliver key objectives, meeting performance, time and cost targets.
* Leverage and liaise with external vendors / resources to achieve project goals.
* Write procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.
* Understand physician (user) techniques and clinical needs (disease state) and assist in developing product training materials.
* Other duties as assigned or required.

We would love to hear from YOU, if you have the following essential requirements:
* Honours degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.
* Approximately 12 months experience in a medical device design or manufacturing environment
* Design experience with SolidWorks, prototyping, testing.
* Design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.
* Data review and statistical methods skills (Minitab).
* High level of technical writing and reporting skills.
* Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.