Lead Medical Device Design Engineer required by established Dublin-based multinational. You will act as a Leader within the engineering team in providing comprehensive support to production in the manufacturing and continuous development of complex medical diagnostic laboratory instrumentation. This will also include instrument design improvements, technology transfers, assembly processes, test strategy and ongoing customer support of leading edge laboratory instrumentation


  • Lead and develop a technical team of engineers, providing key mentorship to ensure projects are delivered achieving all customer requirements and on target, in a high paced, high complexity, detailed environment
  • Lead and champion full end to end technical ownership for product, process & technical development of our medical device products including DFSS & DFM considerations, in a high complexity and highly regulated technology environment, with a clear focus on accelerating solutions to our customers
  • Lead technical & process support to production for medical devices in a low volume, high complexity and highly regulated technology environment
  • Analyze & lead deep technical problems to root cause with a structured approach and develop solutions across different technologies (materials, molding, thermal, fluidic, mechanical, electrical, software)
  • Act as a source of technical reference and key decision maker in technology or process area
  • Develop strategy for implementation of continuous improvement methodologies to increase quality and efficiency of product and process operations
  • Delivering projects & tasks to meet business needs at pace using Agile Scrum, approached with a clear customer focus
  • Participate in New Product Developments by providing detailed design, DFM & DFSS guidance in alignment with Lean and 6 Sigma techniques
  • Define and Lead Technology Transfer Initiatives
  • Lead Design of Product Enhancements and validation of design changes
  • Develop & sustain world class manufacturing and supply chain processes to suit low volume manufacture in association with key stakeholders
  • Manage a complex work scope and provide comprehensive reporting to the business level product teams on key technical initiatives
  • Manage budgets, CAPEX, OPEX, department and project


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline (Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Systems or Computer Science)
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience across different technologies in a Manufacturing Engineering environment that has experience of Design Changes, NPI and Technology Transfers
  • Strong Mechanical/ Electromechanical / systems design skills for both product and manufacturing fixtures
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully in order to build positive relationships and improve business results
  • Have strong analysis skills with experience of complex technical trouble shooting
  • Experience implementing engineering changes in a highly regulated environment
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment with strong ability to establish technical and professional credibility
  • Strong organizational, planning and follow-up skills, with experience in modern world class manufacturing disciplines (Lean, Six Sigma, DOE, JIT)
  • Must be able to manage and resolve conflicting product and project requirements and be a strong team player with ability to collaborate across functional areas.
  • Knowledge and experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)/ISO, and manufacturing automation
  • Advanced verbal and written analytical/problem solving, communication, negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills 
  • Previous experience in medical devices industry would be an advantage


Refer a Friend