Senior Medical Devices R&D Engineer with experience of manufacturing processes – in particular with extrusion-based catheter assemblies – required for permanent role in Co. Leitrim


  • Generation of product & tooling drawings to support quotations, prototyping and process development.
  • Product and process concept generation, presentation, prototyping and development.
  • Providing technical support to the sales and marketing team.
  • Creating assembly & project quotations and communicate effectively with customers.
  • Dealing with customer enquiries with clear communication.
  • Development of products, processes and equipment, to develop new products from concept to design freeze.
  • Project manage all developments to ensure that all commitments are achieved.
  • Ensure full compliance with all Quality, Regulatory, Health and Safety and other relevant legislation.
  • Ensure full and effective transfer of new products after design freeze to manufacturing areas.
  • Provide comprehensive training to production, quality and technical staff to ensure a smooth production start including validations and records.
  • Constantly review development processes to ensure they are effective and compliant.
  • Ensure Lean GROWTTH principles are followed especially 3P, 5S, DMAIC and 6 sigma.
  • Provide effective internal and external reporting.
  • Ensure the R&D centre is fully equipped and maintained in excellent order.
  • Motivate the development team and ensure effective use of resources.
  • Train and develop associate engineers and other technical staff.
  • Provide assistance and support to other departments.
  • Participate in CAPA, Audit, Validation, MRB/NCMR activities if required.


  • BSc. in Engineering or Science, preferably in Mechanical or Biomedical.
  • 6 years experience in a Medical Devices environment with knowledge of medical device products and manufacturing processes, in particular with extrusion-based catheter assemblies.
  • Design capability with CAD systems (Solid Edge).
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a “lean” systems environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must be authorised to work in Ireland.

Please contact Emer to discuss in confidence


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