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Validation Engineer Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Galway, IE

More than the opportunity of a lifetime...the chance to improve lives 

For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine.  The Company's products help physicians and other medical professionals improve their patients' quality of life by providing alternatives to surgery.  Since 1994, employees in Galway have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 


We are now recruiting a Validation Engineer at our Galway site to join the Site Services Software and Engineering group. 


As our newest member of the Validation Engineering team, you will participate in exciting and varied projects, acting as a technical SME for validation activities.  In your new role, you will manage aspects of equipment, and computerised system validation for any software system used to manufacture medical devices.

So if you are interested in a rewarding career as a Validation Engineer and ready to join a team focused on innovation and delivering a first class service, read on for more information and start the application today.


Key Activities of the Role:


  • Prepare software validation protocols for the Equipment Engineering group. Execute these protocols and ensure sign-off is obtained at each stage.
  • Review Equipment Function specs and provides direction and support on validation strategy and plans.
  • Work with the Quality department to ensure equipment validations are in line with global &   Site validation standards.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with global software validation requirements.
  • Ensure Computerised system validation procedure(s) are kept up to date and maintained.
  • Take responsibility for correctly carrying out and maintaining all validation and associated documentation for equipment.
  • Provide software validation/compliance guidance and training to staff across various functions as required.
  • Develop and enhances cross-functional team relationships and work cross-functionally to identify and resolve technical and organisational issues.
  • Ensure the Equipment Engineering Group employs best validation practices to maximise effectiveness and minimise non-value-added work.
  • Communicate effectively & efficiently with cross-functional teams on project tasks
  • Actively pursues continuous improvement.
  • Complete project deliverables and monitor project schedule and scope changes to assure the team can meet delivery requirements for related projects.
  • Generate quotations, concepts and business cases for new and upgraded software systems.
  • Take part in or lead sustaining projects to support business goals and objectives.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • NFQ Level 8 qualification in a STEM discipline.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a Validation role within a medical device, biotechnology or pharmaceutical manufacturing organization or equivalent.
  • Proven track record and performance executing validation activity independently or as part of a team in multiple areas.
  • Availability to travel as required.
  • Ability to support weekend work as required.


At Boston Scientific, we recognise that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative. It is essential in advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


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