Test Development Engineer required for permanent role in Galway

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of test methods and specialised equipment that will meet the product test and manufacturing needs of customers
  • Development of processes and identification of process improvements bringing efficiencies into internal processes
  • To support the laboratory with day-to-day technical challenges ensuring compliance to protocols and customer requirements
  • To support sales team with non-standard technical enquiries
  • Adherence to Design Control/Documentation & Change Control To support sales team with non-standard technical enquiries
  • Knowledge of validation of test methods and processes for internal and external customers
  • Provide testing solutions based on customer requirements and international standards
  • Design and/or configure available test equipment as required to meet technical requirements
  • Develop appropriate instructions and test methods to ensure that testing activities are performed in the required fashion
  • Deliver training for laboratory staff
  • Provide technical support to the calibration & maintenance department
  • Report on the specialised testing activity
  • Review/approve technical documentation
  • Provide timing estimates and equipment costs to the sales group for non-standard test enquiries
  • Meet customers to discuss and understand their technical requirements


  • Third level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or relevant combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years in a relevant business
  • Test experience (mechanical, electrical, medical etc.)
  • Understanding of pneumatics, instrumentation and measurement system
  • 3D CAD modelling
  • Medical device testing
  • Medical device manufacturing environment
  • Pneumatic system design, repair and upgrade
  • Instrumentation & measurement system design, repair and upgrade
  • Equipment validation
  • Calibration & maintenance
  • Test method development
  • Test method validation
  • Fixture design / interaction with toolmakers
  • Displays good judgement and communicates well with peers and senior management


Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence

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