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Graduate R&D Engineer

Reference:TG - Grad R&D Location: Galway
Galway City
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Job title: Graduate R&D Engineer (12-18 month contract)
Location: Ballybrit, Galway

My client is an emerging leader in Neurovascular care in the Medical Device industry. Located in a European hub for the Medical Device industry my client works closely with physicians from around the world to develop devices used in the endovascular treatment of strokes.

The Graduate Research and Development Engineer will be part of the Neuro Thromboembolic Initiative (NTI). NTI is a unique and exciting group of engineers and scientists dedicated to understanding more about stroke by conducting basic research and by development of models and other tests that can be used to simulate and understand the underlying disease.

The Graduate Research and Development Engineer will provide inputs to the research and development team and the wider business by setting up and running research projects relating to cerebral stroke and its treatment. Clear establishment of the link between the research carried out and final medical device design is a critical part of the role. Communication to internal partners and to physicians requires the individual to be authoritative on the company’s research and the state of the art of global research activity in the field.

Key Responsibilities:

Through experimental research, involving simulation of interventional procedures on the bench, the Graduate R&D engineer will help develop a deeper understanding of neurovascular disease states and its endovascular treatment.
  • Conducts research internally or using external sources to meet R&D needs in the development of devices for endovascular treatment of stroke.
  • Work with other team members on research planning, execution, analysis and reporting as needed. You may collaborate with external researchers at third party research bodies.
  • Collaborate externally with physicians and academics, and internally with R&D, Clinical, Medical Affairs, Marketing, and other business partners to understand unmet needs.
  • Provide meaningful output that can be utilised by product development teams, e.g. analysis of data from literature, in-vitro test model development, in vitro and in vivo pre-clinical experiments, and test protocol development.
  • Responsible for working to project timelines, accurate completion of activities, ensuring project reviews are timely, while effectively communicating project updates, risks, and issues to management on a timely basis.
  • Support field based engineers to deliver consistent content and messaging on sophisticated and in-depth research.
  • Generate internal reports of the work carried out that will be used by R&D in new product submissions, Clinical and Marketing.

Qualifications required:

BEng or BSc in Engineering or Science. A postgraduate qualification would be an advantage.

For further info contact my on 087 0612325 or email