Principal Device Design Engineer required by medical devices multinational in Dublin, to lead on instrument design improvements, technology transfers & production

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronic Engineering
  • 10+ years relevant experience across different technologies in a Manufacturing Engineering environment 
  • 5 years experience managing an engineering team within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong systems knowledge across Mechanical, Electromechanical, Electronics, Optics, Software and Fluidics
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent experience of Materials and how parts are manufactured using Lean / DFM principals
  • Knowledge of Verification & Validation of Design Changes
  • Structured Analysis skills


  • Lead and develop a technical team of engineers
  • Lead and champion full end to end technical ownership for product, process & technical development including DFSS & DFM considerations
  • 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
  • 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

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