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R&D Engineer II Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

Galway, G, IE

Additional Locations:  N/A

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.

At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets. Within Peripheral Interventions (PI) we design, develop, and produce technologies for treating peripheral venous and arterial disorders in addition to supporting evolving regulatory and standard requirements around product design. Due to continued expansion of our operations, we are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced R&D Engineer. 

 

About the role

You will be part of the Galway Peripheral Interventions Coating Team and will provide engineering support for next generation products as well as sustaining current products, working on a range of projects and product lines. The R&D Engineer is responsible for providing design solution and technical support in the definition, design, development, and test of new products as well as supporting projects that ensure safety, compliance and manufacturing continuity of our product portfolio.  A key team member that, under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish/verify performance standards for products, processes, and materials and creates/maintains design-related technical notes building a complete design history.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate and contribute to project teams, which typically includes the following activities: product design and development, product design troubleshooting and investigation support, report preparation.

  • Support integration of newly acquired technologies/products into Boston Scientific Galway where required.

  • Responsible for design related documentation including prints and specifications.

  • Demonstrates design control knowledge through generation of high-quality deliverables.

  • Use of design change process to ensure proposed changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed before beginning the change process.

  • Maintain product performance through Quality Investigations and ensuring rigorous support for design changes.

  • Designs and coordinates product testing and experiments. Summarizes, analyzes and draws conclusions from test results.

  • Performs troubleshooting on products/process problems as related to design, material or process.

  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.

  • Work cross-functionally with project management, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical and marketing to ensure project success.

  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing to reduce product costs through design improvements.

  • Interfaces with vendors and physicians where projects require.

  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.

  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians and interns.

  • Must be able to provide technical guidance within a team and be an effective communicator within a multidisciplinary and international organisation.

  • Demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.

 

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Qualifications in either Chemistry, Polymers, Materials, Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering. Min. FETAC level 8.

  • 4+ years’ experience within a regulated industry environment and with a track record of accomplishments. Product development experience and knowledge of drug eluting coatings in medical device industry an advantage.  

  • Self-Starter with the ability to work independently to plan, schedule and execute activities necessary to meet project timelines to schedule.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. 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.At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. 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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