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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 $14 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.   


The role involves working closely with the R&D manager, customers and internal stakeholders to develop prototype solutions for new and novel catheter applications in our key value driver therapies. S/He will be the lead technical engineer for the portfolio of Device prototypes currently been produced in Galway. S/He will technical lead and steer the prototype group and stakeholders ensuring the correct technologies and test equipment are identified and used. S/He will mentor, train and support the development of the engineering team within the prototype group. The Device Engineering Prototypes Staff Engineer will report to the R&D Manager/prototype Manager. S/He will have a good application knowledge of catheters and access technologies in at least one of the following therapy areas: structural heart, coronary and neurovascular applications. The staff engineer will have good product technology, process technology as applied in catheters and be knowledgeable in the design and development design control process and overall product development cycles. A very strong technical background in catheter technologies and construction is essential. 

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/


•    Lead project team(s) to deliver project(s) against agreed milestones with customers.
•    Influence the project scope (Schedule, cost, quality), change request management and technically lead the respective projects.
•    The staff Engineer will be responsible for the technical leadership and deliverables for the project.
•    Communicate project status, performance and risks to the Projects group lead.
•    Lead the service delivery requirements (OTIF) for devices NPDgroup.
•    The staff engineer will be required to technically lead a small core team of Engineering resources; this includes coaching and coordinating the project team in pursuit of project objectives, including time management, resource management and project risk management.
•    Customer management: The staff engineer will have responsibility for customer interaction specific to the project and is consulted on functional issues that could affect the relationship. 
•    The staff engineer ensures through clear communication with the customer, that both explicit and implicit customer requirements are well understood and taken into account.
•    Drive project improvement activities using statistical techniques, lean manufacturing tools, Six Sigma, design experimentation for process and equipment, to achieve targets and manufacturing costs. 
•    Partner with customers, suppliers, vendors and internal cross-functional teams to deliver project goals. Build and maintain a network of relationships in all Functions (R&D, Sales, Finance, Purchasing, Quality and manufacturing).
•    Participate and contribute to ongoing efficiency and improvement programs and make recommendations on future technical capability growth.
•    Contribute to business development opportunities including customer visits (including foreign travel) as well as proposal development and generation and technical review of opportunities.

What your background should look like:

•    Bachelors or Masters in engineering / Science or similar technical field from an accredited college or university.
•    10+ years’ experience in medical devices, with exposure to medical devices & catheter technology a distinct advantage.

Key Requirements
•    In-depth knowledge of a broad range of Minimally Invasive Catheters, their construction and application.  
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in particular focusing on working with customers and the leadership of teams. The person will have previous exposure to working with and meeting customer & sales expectations.
•    Ability to maintain multiple projects simultaneously is essential. 


The ideal candidate will have experience in the design of composite shafts and their manufacturing processes, including:
    Braiding, Coiling, welding, coating and Catheter assembly methods.
    Braiding, coiling, lamination and tipping. 
    Knowledge of their end-use invasive procedures.
    Laser cutting and welding (optional).


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  80103
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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