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Senior R&D 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. 

 

 

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

 

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/

 

Job Overview

The Senior R&D Engineer will work in the Prototypes & Advanced Technology R&D Group which focuses on delivering innovative device prototypes & demonstrators to our customers. These prototypes will be early stage concepts of delivery systems used in neurovascular, structural heart and peripheral therapies. The candidate will be responsible for all project management activities associated with building of prototypes & product demonstrators. These include managing right first-time activities for all prototype builds, coordinating and facilitating design for manufacture reviews with key operations stakeholders and also day to day scheduling of prototype equipment. The project R&D engineer will also work with sister sites within the medical business to utilize their technology and capabilities. The project R&D engineer will also review and manage stock materials required, manage database and regular update our offering of off the shelf components and materials.

 

This key position within the devices Prototype & Advanced Technology group and will enable the successful candidate to demonstrate their broad range of research & development skills in a fast paced dynamic environment. In working on these exciting Research & Development 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 Manager for the area
 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Work on all elements of the Research & Development of 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 Research & Development activities
  • Implement leading and cutting edge technologies to provide the optimum design solution
  • Support the Project Lead in liaison with Creganna’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:


 

Qualifications

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • 5+ 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
  • Experience of compiling FMEA’s and conducting verifications and validations for medical devices products and processes
  • Experience with engineering tools such as FEA, Creo, Solid Works, Design for manufacture and Design for Reliability
  • Experience of development of test methods and associated product testing
  • Understanding of polymer materials and selection in medical device design would be an advantage

 

 

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About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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 offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

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

GALWAY, G, IE, H91 VN2T

City:  GALWAY
State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  63198
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


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