Senior Mechanical Engineer – Galway

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Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer position available for a 24 month contract in Galway. At our clients R&D Sustaining department, they focus on product lifecycle management and maintaining the design of our ventilator products post launch. Our clients Engineers are directly involved in making sure our products design and documentation files are maintained through the full product lifecycle and that improvements and changes are implemented to comply with evolving global standards.


Job Overview:

  • Designs, develops, analyses, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during product lifecycle.
  • Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise including mechanical structure, bio-compatibility and reliability.
  • Translates discoveries into usable and marketable product design updates.
  • Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area.
  • Provides in-depth analysis and recommendations on process improvements.
  • Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Maintains the integrity and safety of the range of medical equipment with high electro-mechanical content and participates in and leads projects to remediate the design history for our ventilator products and accessories
  • Manages projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others' work.
  • Supports customers by troubleshooting to root cause and resolving product issues as they arise in the field
  • Designs, verifies, validates and implements product improvements brought about by changes to mechanical sub-assemblies.
  • Identifies and verifies alternative parts for obsolete components.
  • Supports plant production goals by resolving issues as they arise in production.
  • Performs operations in accordance with established safe working procedures, regulations, standards and general safety rules ensuring that attention is given to special hazards associated with the particular area of work.


Candidate Overview:

  • Minimum of a level 8 degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4+ years experience in an Engineering environment (or 2+ years with an advanced degree)
  • Medical Device Industry experience an advantage particularly with knowledge of standards compliance and regulations and design controls
  • Experience of risk assessment, FMEA, biocompatibility and/or accelerated life test methodologies desirable
  • Knowledge and experience using CAD tools such as SolidWorks and ProE.
  • Excellent problem solving Skills.
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and efficiently.

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Niamh Hlubek

Recruitment Consultant +353 91 507542/ +353 85 8722306
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Galway
  • Type:Contract
  • Category:Engineering