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R&D/Product Development Engineer

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

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.   


Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia.  http://www.creganna.com


Creganna Medical is a leading supplier within the medical device industry and our R&D Engineering business unit supports our customer’s product development and commercialization needs. We serve customers from early stage start-ups to the large multinational types, working with customers globally including Ireland, Europe, Middle East, Asia and the United States. We have successfully developed products in the areas of cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, neurovascular, structural heart, endoscopy and laparoscopic surgeries. 


TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

What your background should look like:



•    Level 8 engineering degree or equivalent. 
•    3+ year’s industry experience in a medical product development environment. 

Key Requirements

•    Demonstrate product design and development experience, including experience of design review and quality procedures.  
•    Must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. 
•    Excellent technical skills and a proven track record in the implementation of mechanical solutions. 
•    Understanding of polymer materials and selection in medical device design would be an advantage. A Good knowledge of catheter fabrication techniques is preferred.   
•    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 are an advantage
•    Experience of development of test methods and associated product testing. 
•    Periodic requirements for travel are anticipated. 



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  72499
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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