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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. 

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/
 

As part of the R&D Engineering team at our Parkmore facility, the Senior R&D Engineer will lead and be an integral part of a team developing Creganna's portfolio of platform delivery system products. This position requires a candidate with significant product development experience in the medical device arena and one who will be comfortable leading and developing a team to develop Creganna’s products.  They will report to the R&D/Product Development Manager and the position will be based in our Medical HQ in Galway. 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.

 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and be an integral part of the team tasked with the development process from concept generation through to design verification
  • Assist in the development of intellectual property generated by development activities
  • Ensure the application of new and existing technologies to provide the optimum delivery system design
  • Participate in trials with physicians to provide clinically relevant feedback on product designs
  • Provide technical feedback during frequent technical contact with customers to optimise product design
  • Support the maintenance of product files and other relevant documentation to comply with quality standards
  • Compile project plans and lead team to develop devices in accordance with planned activities, budget and timelines

What your background should look like:

 

Key Requirements

  • Experience in coordinating and leading Design Reviews and the compilation of associated documentation
  • Leading the team to carry out actions in accordance with the project plan and deliver projects through key milestone phases and associated activities
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of ISO 13485 & FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Design Control requirements
  • Proven experience of minimally invasive Medical Device design, development and manufacturing
  • Proven experience in leading teams performing FMEA’s, verifications and validations for medical devices products and processes. Knowledge and experience with Medical Device sterilisation processes, specifically gamma and EtO sterilisation
  • Proven experience of work with catheter technology, catheter design and testing and catheter manufacturing a distinct advantage
  • Experience with engineering tools such as DOE, SPC, and using Minitab
  • 3D modelling experience
  • Working knowledge of biocompatible metal and/or polymer materials
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the required activities and deliverables from each of the development phases
  • Availability to participate in limited travelling to meet with customers to conduct scheduled reviews

 

Qualifications

  • Level 8 engineering, science or equivalent degree
  • 5 to 8 year’s industry experience in a medical product development environment with a proven track record of leading teams in device development

 

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Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 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 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:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  63826
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


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