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Process Development Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: GALWAY
Reference: DB9105
Closing Date: 18 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Process Development Engineer required for expanding Galway based medical device company.


 The successful candidate will lead Process Development, Process Optimisation, Cost Reduction and Yield Improvement Projects and will be responsible for the following:

•    Review of existing processes to achieve greater productivity and lower costs of manufacture.
•    Full project responsibilities to include process definition to proof of concept to equipment build to execution of validation requirements.
•    Leading problem solving initiatives to establish root cause and implementation of appropriate solutions.
•    Maintains Project Technical files to comply with Medical Quality Standards.
•    Responsible for design, research and development of new product/process through the Company's stage gated development process to achieve the required capacity, quality, and cost requirements.
•    Contribute to the preparation of project proposals, process development project plans, detailed project schedules, product design input requirements and design verification test plans.
•    Conduct material selection taking into account the performance and bio-compatibility requirements.
•    Design and develop methods for verification and validation testing of product requirements.
•    Plan, and execute design verification and validation testing in accordance with test protocols.
•    Participate in supplier selection for device manufacture, tooling and components.
•    Maintain current and accurate records of the iterative design process, trial and error and experimental steps to support the design history file and for R&D grant and tax credit submissions.
•    Creation and maintenance of  the Design History File and supporting technical documentation required by Company's  design control and manufacturing quality system, including design requirements, product specifications, risk management, test protocols and reports.

Applications are invited from candidates with the following background and experience: 

•    5-7 years’ experience in a Medical Process Development or Manufacturing Environment
•    Minimum of a primary degree in an Engineering or Technological Discipline

For a full Job Spec and to apply for this position please call Deirdre on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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