Electronic Design Engineer with experience in the design of Medical Devices required by high-growth medical devices company in Galway.

From it’s headquarters in Galway, my client designs highly sophisticated life-saving medical devices. Due to expansion in global markets, they are growing their design team yet again.

Collaborating with a cross-functional team, you will conduct product design and development in accordance with CE & FDA regulations for medical device design and manufacture for global markets.


  • Degree in Electronic Engineering / similar
  • 4+ years experience in an Electronic design role
  • Proficient in electronic circuit design – analog and digital
  • Experience using development tools such as OrCAD Capture and PCB Designer
  • Knowledge of Microcontroller interfacing such as SPI, I2C, UART, ADCs etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-directed with effective time-management skills
  • Flair for innovation
  • Ability to document engineering evolution, development, testing, and reporting using MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.


  • Collaborate as a member of cross-functional project teams in developing products from concept through to commercialization
  • Conduct product design and development in accordance with CE & FDA regulations relating to medical device design and manufacture
  • Conduct product design in accordance with the project objectives with due consideration of project schedule, budget, risks, regulatory submission, standard compliance
  • Conduct use and design risk assessment, implementing controls or mitigations to reduce risk levels
  • Conduct and record proof of principle testing of prototypes to confirm feasibility of ideas and concepts
  • Engage with clinicians and product users in their clinical setting to elicit user need/functional requirements
  • Prepare technical documentation in clear and concise terms in accordance with good engineering practice
  • Participate in technical design reviews to ensure electrical design integrity and safety are achieved
  • Apply failure analysis skills to determine and document root cause of product system or component failure
  • Conduct assessment of the competitive IP landscape, including freedom to operate and literature review
  • Prepare invention disclosures and patent applications to ensure protection of intellectual property
  • Maintain current and accurate records of the iterative design process, trial and error and experimental steps to support the design history file and for R&D grant and tax credit submissions
  • Liaise closely within R&D, Science, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Sales and Marketing functions through the product development lifecycle
  • Maintain current working knowledge of the key international standards, regulations and regulatory guidance direction that govern the medical devices industry including medical electrical equipment
  • Communicate regular and accurate updates on project deliverables including any risk of divergence from the plan to the project leader and/or management
  • Maintain and enhance engagement and positive culture within the team and organization
  • Demonstrates and models through leadership style and behavior, respect for company core values and a commitment to teamwork
  • Technical input and review of related project documentation
  • Prepare invention disclosures and patent fillings as appropriate
  • Support of medical electrical equipment manufacturing from prototype to production and sustaining of same


  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • Flexitime
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • On-site car parking

Please send CV in confidence to emer@emtechrecruitment.ie


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