R&D Engineer – (Hybrid role)

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R&D Engineer  – Medical Device

Hybrid Role


An excellent opportunity has arisen for an R&D Engineer within a leading Limerick based Medical Device multinational.  This is a hybrid role with the successful candidate required to be on site 1-3 days per week depending on project requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Biomaterial Development: Research, develop, and test novel biomaterial coatings for cardiovascular implants with a focus on functionality, biocompatibility, and durability.
  • Laboratory Work: Design experiments, analyse data, and optimize processes to meet performance and regulatory requirements.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with a diverse team of scientists, engineers, and regulatory experts to ensure project alignment with regulatory and quality standards.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records, documentation, and reports to ensure regulatory compliance and intellectual property protection.
  • Project Management: Take ownership of assigned projects, managing timelines, budgets, and resources effectively.

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • Min 2-3 years’ experience in the design & development of Class III medical devices, including familiarity with medical device regulations, and relevant standards (e.g., ISO 13485).
  • Demonstrated experience in biomaterial development, coating technologies, or related research.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to technical challenges.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to collaborate in a diverse team.

For more information call Nicola on 0870622429 or email your CV in the strictest confidence to jobs@headcount.ie


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