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R&D ENGINEER I

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview:

The R&D Engineer will work in Prototypes & Advanced Engineering R&D which focuses on technology and innovation, which is tasked with developing next-generation products and technologies within key value drivers for the medical devices business. The candidate will be responsible for catheter component and product design, development, and testing. This will also include development of key technology blocks such as process technology, materials development and product testing. The products developed will be in the following areas (not limited to), structural heart access and delivery systems, neurovascular catheters and smart catheters. They will also be involved in supplier capability mapping, acting in a key role with suppliers to identify new and emerging technologies and processes while also consolidating a library of supplier capability.
This key position within the Advanced R&D group and will enable the successful candidate to demonstrate their broad range of R&D skills in a fast-paced dynamic environment. In working on these exciting R&D projects the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with other cross-functional team members and dovetail into all the different elements of taking a product from concept through to commercialization. Based out of our Parkmore facility the successful candidate will report to the R&D Project Manager.  
 

Responsibilities:

  • Work on all elements of R&D projects from concept generation through to design freeze. 
  • Design of concepts and prototypes in advance of selecting the most promising solution to take into Design Freeze. 
  • Use catheter design and simulation tools to optimize next-generation product designs and reduce lead time to achieve first off working prototypes.
  • Work closely with Project Lead and Prototype group to develop, build and test next-generation product demonstrators.
  • Work with both internal and external groups to explore new technologies. Asses in terms of performance, cost and reliability.
  • Identify new technology and process equipment, source and procure capital equipment, support installation and lead qualification activities.
  • Assist the Project Lead in the development of intellectual property generated through the R&D activities.
  • Implement leading and cutting-edge technologies to provide the optimum design solution.
  • Support the Project Lead in liaison with TE Connectivity’s network of Key Opinion Leaders to provide clinically relevant feedback on product designs. 
  • Liaise with the customer to optimise product design. 
     

What your background should look like:

  • Level 8 Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Previous industry experience in a medical product development environment preferable.
  • Demonstrate product design and development experience, including experience of design review and quality procedures.  
  • Experience of Medical Device design development and experience of parallel design for manufacture. 
  • Experience of compiling FMEA’s and conducting verifications and validations for medical devices products and processes. 
  • Experience with engineering tools such as DOE and SPC, and ideally experience using Minitab.
  • Experience of development of test methods and associated product testing. 
  • Understanding of polymer materials and selection in medical device design would be an advantage. 

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

 

WHAT TE CONNECTIVITY OFFERS: 
We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group

 

Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.

Location: 

GALWAY, G, IE, H91 VN2T

City:  GALWAY
State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  100598
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


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