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Principal Engineer

  • CREGG Recruitment
  • Galway

To apply for this job email your details to deirdresheehan@cregg.ie

Principal Engineer – Galway – Medical Device

This is an excellent opportunity for an Engineer at Principal Level looking for the next step in their career or an Engineering Manager that is looking for a new challenge.

This role will suit someone that has a strong manufacturing, process & product development background with good project management skills.

Technical transfer, Design Control & Vendor management experience are highly advantageous.

Exciting new career opportunity for the right person!


Purpose of role

  • You will work as a key member of the management team and product development teams.
  • You will be integral in the development of innovative manufacturing processes and strategies.


Educational / Professional Requirements

  • Third Level Qualification in Engineering/ Manufacturing /Production or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of the EU and US regulations for the manufacture and supply of medical devices.
  • Minimum 10 years operations/engineering experience in an engineering role in the medical device industry with a successful history of manufacturing line set up, product, and process validations.


Additional Requirements

  • Experience in selecting and assessing vendors for medical device component production and assembly.
  • Strong background and experience in the set-up, validation and optimisation of manufacturing processes and associated test methods.
  • Hands on and team leader experience in product development and stage gate processes.
  • Strong knowledge and experience utilising statistical techniques.
  • Experience with design control-based product development.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of medical device assembly and packaging requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills with experience in application of problem-solving. techniques, to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Experience in project managing development projects.
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of technologies.
  • Very good technical report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of clean-room manufacturing processes and methodologies.

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Deirdre Sheehan

086 046 4671


To apply for this job email your details to deirdresheehan@cregg.ie