Design Assurance Technician with experience working with medical devices and/or electronic based products required by medical devices company in Galway.

Working in a test laboratory environment, you will be responsible for sample and new product testing, simulated life testing, failure investigations, test data management, report writing and Test Method Validations. You will also take the lead in training new design assurance staff in test methods and equipment.


  • At least a Diploma in Electronics or Engineering or Science
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience working in a test laboratory environment with medical devices and/or electronic based products
  • Experience with test equipment such as Intron Tensile Testers, LCR and multi-meters
  • Knowledge of mechanical ventilation and accessories would be advantageous
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills plus verbal and written communication skills
  • Formal training in problem solving methods, test methods and/or process validation would be advantageous
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team environment to achieve agreed company goals
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) information effectively
  • Planning and co-ordination skills, handle time management, self-starter
  • Understanding of quality systems
  • Understanding of new product design control process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
  • Have a good command of the English language and ideally have had exposure to technical report writing


  • Support new test method development and appropriate test method validation
  • Execute simulated life tests on products and accessories
  • Collate test data and write test reports
  • Investigate failures using formal problem-solving techniques
  • Train new design assurance staff to latest test methods and usage of equipment
  • Maintain and calibrate test equipment
  • Support external audits including notified body and FDA audits 

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