Design Assurance Engineer II (14830) Galway, Republic of Ireland

Design Assurance Engineer II 

This role is with a Multinational Medical Device company based in Galway.  For further details please contact Michelle on 086 608 6644.  


Job Purpose:

Fulfil the quality assurance responsibilities of new product development and post-market (commercial product) support, including:

  • Demonstrating and promoting a commitment to improving patient safety, customer satisfaction and product quality.
  • Understanding and complying to quality, business, health & safety systems and market/legal regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Removing or mitigating against risks associated with the design, use and manufacture of Medical Devices.
  • Ensuring commitment to training requirements and understanding and complying with all regulations governing their work.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Completes work assignments under limited supervision/guidance.
  • Interfaces with R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical, Medical Safety, Complaints Management Centres and Post Market Quality Assurance team environment providing technical and quality systems input.
  • Familiarity with requirements and procedures that govern medical device Design Control, Risk Management and Post Market Surveillance.
  • Identifies and resolves complex exceptions to work assignments.
  • Seeks to support improvements in product and process quality.
  • Builds Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities



  • Provides both quality and technical input to ongoing product development and post-market commercial product activities.
  • Experienced in post-market (complaints) support, risk management, design and process change, standards compliance (to regulatory requirements).
  • Provides design quality support in the resolution of PIRs, complaints investigation, CAPAs, VIPs, regulatory requirement changes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. Analyses, draws conclusions and makes appropriate decisions from risk management activities and test data.



  • Is an active team member completing quality deliverables associated with new product development and post-market (commercial product) support.
  • Coaches others in areas of expertise. Gives technical guidance to junior team members. Uses opportunities in project assignments to develop self & others.
  • Is a fully motivated team member - achieves and demonstrates best practices in line with set objectives.
  • Is willing to implement changes within the project/department practices and supports a culture of challenging the status quo to create best in class.


Working Conditions

  • The majority of the work will be spent on-site in an office environment with occasional requirements to work in a test lab/cleanroom environment
  • There may be a requirement as part of the role to travel to other sites


Qualifications & Experience

  • HETAC Level 8 (240 credits) in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision. 


Please contact Michelle at 086 608 6644 for more information. 


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