R&D Manager
Harmonics Recruitment
Limerick, Ireland
5h ago

Our client, based in Limerick currently has an opportunity for a Research and Development Manager to join their team. This is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities :

  • In conjunction with the Director of Engineering develop strategic vision and product pipeline strategy for designated area.
  • Implement above strategy / vision.
  • Liaise with internally and external teams to develop R&D function.
  • Identify appropriate research opportunities and work with internal teams, University / College research teams or third party contractors to research and develop clinical product solutions.
  • Maintain and improve high standard of medical device engineering.
  • Technical responsibility for all products and projects with assigned group.
  • Identify new technologies, source new materials, components and equipment as required to develop capabilities within their designated areas.
  • Identifying new vendors and strategic partners for product development and component / subassembly supply.
  • Manage the activities of the product development team and hold regular team meetings.
  • Ensure R&D KPI’s and business metrics are achieved.
  • Manage Quality Systems compliance within designated teams / group.
  • Actively develop and contribute to the development of the Quality systems.
  • Monitor product complaints and manage appropriate actions.
  • Qualifications :

  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Design, Chemical engineering / science or similar discipline.
  • 7 years design experience with at least 3-4 years gained in senior medical device roles.
  • Must have demonstrated vision and proven strategic ability to deliver and achieve this vision.
  • Proven Team Leadership abilities.
  • Good Project Management methodology and skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to develop core technology / product designs from concepts through to commercialisation.
  • Proven track record in delivering quality results in a timely effective manner.
  • Strong knowledge of Endoscopy & Peripheral Intervention business.
  • For more information on this position please call Rachael O Rourke on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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