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.
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.
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