Test Method Development Technician/Engineer – ref. MQ609

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We are seeking a Mechanical Test Method Development Technician/Engineer for our client’s medical device facility. This is an initial 12 months contract with the likelihood of an extension.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of test methods to support design verification activities in a R&D setting.
  • Design of test fixtures, Specifying appropriate test equipment, prototyping, Measurement system analysis (Gauge R&R, Attribute agreement analysis etc.), Test method development, Generation of test method validation protocols and reports.
  • Reproduce test rigs from design standards.
  • Product testing and evaluation, completion of test reports.
  • Preparation and presentation of design and project reviews.
  • Product and project risk analysis and risk management.
  • Work with Process Development Engineering to introduce/develop new equipment, production processes and inspection methods as required for any new manufacturing techniques.
  • Source new materials components and equipment.
  • Introduction of new equipment and materials.
  • Manage and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones.
  • Work closely with cross functional groups to achieve project and company goals.
  • Product performance evaluations.
  • Hold regular project meetings and document minutes and actions.
  • Ensure project milestones are achieved to meet business metrics.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.


  • Third level qualification in Mechanical, Biomedical, Design or similar discipline.
  • Experience in executing test method validations and statistical tools such as T tests.
  • Familiarity with test lab equipment such as Zwick, Instron, Vision systems (Keyence/Nikon/Olympus), Cresent HBLT would be an advantage.
  • Good mechanical design and understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • Good working knowledge of Solidworks and/or Pro Engineer CAD.
  • Strong technical writing.

For further information please contact Mick on 086-0435195 or forward details in confidence to jobs@headcount.ie



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