Posted to MedZilla on 7/25/2017


Ireland, Equipment Design Engineer EN_IG_130717-MZ


Proclinical are working with a global pharmaceutical company based in Ireland who are looking to add to an existing R&D department. Our client is an award winning life sciences organisation who specialise in developing and manufacturing Medical Device that are distributed across the world.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will have the opportunity to lead the design activities with relevant project teams to deliver projects on time and on budget. 
  • You will be expected to work with internal and external customers through development, FAT, installation and commissioning stages. 
  • Promote innovation and proactively monitor new technology. Maintain proficiency with all industry standards and practices especially CE marking of manufacturing equipment. 
  • Develop, recommend and apply sound construction concepts to achieve design for manufacturability 
  • Recognize and develop prototypes of high risk mechanisms 
  • Lead and mentor team members, assign day to day activities, checks and approves the work produced is acceptable
  • Review vendor capability, assign and manage projects as appropriate. 
  • Maintain proficiency with all software and computer techniques regularly used in equipment design. 
  • Ensure appropriate and relevant documentation is in place where required within area(s) of responsibility

Skills and Requirements:

  • We are looking for a qualified person to Bachelor/Masters Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronic, Electronics or related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. 
  • Experience of working in FDA regulated industries such as Medical devices and pharmaceutical is desirable
  • Experience with 3D mechanical design - SolidWorks, Inventor or equivalent
  • Experience of leading multidisciplinary teams of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers to bring an equipment / automation project to completion.
  • Experience of machine vison integration is an advantage  
  • Experience of translating user needs documents into equipment requirement specifications 
  • Ideally you will have strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record in innovative design
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively
  • You demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. 
  • You collaborate across organizational boundaries. 
  • You expeditiously take appropriate actions when problems occur. 

To Apply:

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