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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

 

 

Job Title: R&D Engineer II

 

Creganna Medical is a leading supplier within the medical device industry; Design Services is a rapidly growing business unit supporting our customer’s product development and commercialization needs. We serve customers from early stage start-ups to the large multinational types. We work 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. Design Services is divided into two sub groups Advanced R&D and Product Development. This role will be within the Advanced R&D group.

 

 

The Role

 

The R&D Engineer will work in the Prototypes & Advanced Engineering 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 R&D engineer will also work with sister sites within the medical business to utilize their technology and capabilities. The 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 Engineering 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.
 

 

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.

Job 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 optimize product design. 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • 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.  
  • 3 years’ 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 Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 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

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  53194
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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


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