Principal Hardware Engineer with experience in medical devices engineering required for key role with growing medical devices scale-up in Galway. Reporting to the CTO, you will lead all development and sustaining work across the electronics, mechanical, material and packaging disciplines & will be responsible for maintaining products through their product lifecycle in existing markets, as well as supporting new product or market entries. 


  • In conjunction with the CTO, propose, agree within the business and execute planned development activity for both new and current products / enhancements / cost reduction activity
  • Work closely with the Software Lead and the Director of Strategic Projects to meet project deadlines and manage delivery by third party vendors
  • Act as the interface between the R&D team and Manufacturing/Operations to ensure seamless transfer of newly developed products and product revisions from the development environment
  • Lead the product handover for any new products from R&D to manufacturing
  • Responsible for the maintenance of and sustaining our products through the full product lifecycle
  • Support any changes to the manufacturing process as a result of product changes
  • Support Operations in the identification, assessment and utilisation of new technologies
  • Assist with pre-production activities including design validations and FMEA’s
  • Work in compliance with the Quality Management System and New Product Development Processes


  • Third Level Degree in Engineering, ideally Electronic Engineering or Bio-Medical
  • Strong electronic engineering capabilities
  • An appreciation for other engineering disciplines i.e. mechanical, packaging etc.
  • A solid understanding of the manufacturing process
  • You will have a significant amount of experience in medical devices 
  • Experience in bio-medical engineering including device design, design for manufacture, regulatory requirements etc.
  • Experience in doing root cause analysis work, product testing, debugging etc.
  • Enjoy problem solving and suggesting product and process improvements
  • Excellent team player
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to personal growth and learning
  • Results orientated and a self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative 

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