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  • Job reference number:15320790
  • Client ID:RI/RS 16196
  • Posted on:07-FEB-2018
  • Location:DUBLIN NORTH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Senior Product Engineer. Dublin.

  • This is a permanent role within an engineering team in the area of commercial product support and the manufacturing of medical equipment.
  • The position will involve design and verification of technical solutions to enhance product and process capability, in the areas of manufacturing, electromechanical, automation, materials, software & fluidics.
  • The Incumbent must have excellent skills across various technologies, understand systems, and be a technical lead and key decision maker.
  • A background in managing complex products across different technologies is required.
  • Candidates must have the ability to lead a technical team and trouble shoot deep technical problems to root cause with a proven track record.
  • You will report to a principal engineer and will form part of a flexible engineering team covering manufacturing engineering, new product development and commercial product engineering.
The Role:

  • Requires an ability to analyze deep technical problems to full root cause with a structured approach and develop solutions across different technologies (materials, mechanical, electrical, software).
  • Develop & sustain world class manufacturing and supply chain processes to suit low volume manufacture in association with key stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to production for medical devices in a low volume, high complexity and highly regulated technology environment.
  • Act as a source of technical reference and key decision maker in a particular technology or process area
  • Participate in product developments by providing design for manufacture guidance in alignment with Lean and 6 sigma manufacturing techniques.
  • Define and lead technology transfer initiatives, lead design of product & process enhancements and validation of design changes
  • Responsible for day to day management of manufacturing metrics ensuring KPI’s are trending positively and proactively ensuring no missed outputs while delivering CI.
  • Design solutions for products and process across different disciplines (mechanical, electronic, electrical, or software).
  • Have excellent knowledge of verification & validation related to design and process changes.
  • Understand boundary and robustness testing to verify electromechanical and software solutions.
  • Must have medium level of statistics knowledge to understand process control and sampling rationale.
  • Lead a technical team, in a complex environment working and managing to tight deadlines.
  • Provide project leadership across our engineering functions.
  • Progress technical development of members in the engineering team.
  • Provide comprehensive reporting to the business level product teams on key technical initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline (electrical, electronic, mechatronic, mechanical, manufacturing, systems engineering or computer science) with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience across different technologies in a design, NPI or manufacturing engineering environment.
  • Previous in depth experience in product development, process development or technology transfer is desired.
  • Capability to review projects and make final technical decision, balancing technical, regulatory and business requirements.
  • Experience in technology integration (molding, optics, hydraulics, electronics, mechanics, chemistry, software) with key strength in at least one area or product and process design. An ability to work across technologies is a key requirement.
  • Have strong analysis skills with experience of complex technical trouble shooting, excellent communications skills, written and verbal. Practical experience implementing engineer changes in a highly regulated environment.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead Project Teams and support groups and mentor technical people in a team environment and to plan and manage projects and resources to defined timelines.
  • Process oriented skills with ability to design and document processes and metrics.
  • Exposure to tiered supply chain & virtual manufacturing models an advantage.

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