R&D Engineer

Location: Mayo, Republic of Ireland Salary: Bonus
Sector: R&D Type: Permanent

Role: Associate R&D Engineer OR R&D Engineer

Location: Ballina, County Mayo.

Benefits: Excellent salary, Full healthcare, Pension, yearly bonus.

SUMMARY: Working in my client's global centre for Continence Care R&D, this is an excellent career opportunity for an Associate R&D Engineer or R&D Engineer to join a dynamic and growing team in the development and commercialisation of innovative Continence Care products.

The successful candidate will contribute to a project, from design phase to commercialization by supporting or completing functional deliverables.


  1. Representing the product development function in cross-functional product commercialisation teams from Front End Innovation through to Commercial Launch.
  2. Design and development of new products, including concept development, high-level design feasibility, prototype development, detailed design, test method development, design verification/validation, shelf-life determination and product commercialisation.
  3. Application of both new and existing technologies, materials and processes to deliver the optimum product design ensuring the establishment of excellent standards of performance.
  4. Liaising with clinicians and with customers to understand their needs and to therefore optimize product functionality and performance.
  5. Preparation of technical documentation in accordance with regulatory and design control requirements and with the company's development processes.
  6. Developing a high level of understanding of internal customer requirements.
  7. Conducting analysis of data and developing detailed reports documenting results, conclusions and recommendations


  • Academic/Credentials/Certifications
  • An honours Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related discipline is required
  • Length of experience - Minimum 1-4 years related experience

Specialized skills/technical knowledge

  1. Create and/or analyse basic test data and interpret results
  2. Actively participates on cross-functional project teams
  3. Supports the completion of team deliverables
  4. Identifies potential challenges and proactively works to address them
  5. Ability to perform lab tests, prepare samples, write plan protocols.
  6. Ability to solve technical issues using alternative or unique approaches
  7. Demonstrates basic awareness of current technological trends.

Would you be interested in hearing more about this opportunity? I you would like to apply let me know and I am happy to help.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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