Senior R&D Engineer

Location: Dublin North, Dublin Salary: Healthcare
Sector: R&D Type: Permanent

Job title: Senior R&D Engineer

Location: Start up in Dublin city Centre.

Excellent benefits on offer.


As a Senior R&D Engineer you will play a key role in the design and development of a cutting edge structural heart device, bringing it through all phases of the development cycle into clinical trials. This is a great opportunity to join an early-stage company with an opportunity to grow your skills and experiences.


  • Work as part of the R&D team to design and develop a novel heart valve devices in line with user needs, including generating creative solutions to problems
  • You will be required to Manage and drive project activities.
  • Liaise with Physicians to understand and gather specific requirements.
  • Identify and manage key risks throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Contribute to innovation through filing of disclosures and patents.
  • You will be responsible for developing device specifications, in line with user needs and Design Inputs. Create detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications
  • Identify and manage vendors to obtain components, processes, and equipment
  • Develop test methods and fixturing for product verification and validation; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solution
  • Ensure quality in the product's design for durability, usability, reliability, functionality, marketability, and manufacturability
  • Develop and manage manufacturing activities for prototype and pilot production builds.


  • B.S. or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related disciplines
  • 3+ years of related experience in medical device industry.
  • Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.
  • Excellent SolidWorks skills,
  • Class III medical product development experience involving clinical trials highly preferred

If you are interested in hearing more about this position forward your up to date CV and I would be happy to discuss the role in more detail with you.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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