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Principal R&D Engineer

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
Galway, Country: Ireland
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CERENOVUS, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is a global leader in neurovascular care. Our commitment to changing the trajectory of stroke is inspired by our long heritage and dedication to helping physicians protect people from a lifetime of hardship. CERENOVUS offers a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

Johnson& Johnson’s CNV Division is one of the leaders in the medical device industry. Our implants and instruments are used by interventional neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and neurologists, to treat patients with conditions resulting from hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding. We are one of the fastest growing businesses within Johnson & Johnson.

The Principal R&D Engineer will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the design and development of complex acute ischemic stroke projects from early stage to commercialization. Overall responsibility for technical aspects of new product development projects, including product specification generation and identification of optimal solution through design development, technical risk management and test capability development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and take ownership of critical technical tasks in the execution of product development projects.
  • Optimise product performance and refine product design to meet technical specifications.
  • Identify and lead key technical product development project risks and appropriate mitigations.
  • Develop test capability to evaluate product performance and safety requirements.
  • Identify and select product materials and assembly methods.
  • Build and test prototypes; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solution(s).
  • Identify and support development of processes for new products.
  • Write and/or review procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.
  • Liaise with key opinion leaders to develop a deep understanding of the disease state, capture user needs; and articulate throughout the team.
  • Translate needs requirements into technical specifications.
  • Leverage and liaise with external resources to support achieving project goals.
  • Evaluate and assess physician (user) techniques and develop product training materials.
  • Attend external meetings with key opinion leaders to present the Cerenovus product portfolio and gain feedback on new product development.
  • Foster a culture of creativity; generate creative product solutions to address unmet needs.
  • Support generation of Intellectual Property by filing new ideas and drafting patents as required.
  • Manage technical project resources as required, including responsibility for goal setting, performance reviews, identify and support development needs.
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed.

Behaviours & Skills:

  • Strong technical leadership capability in the development of new products, expert understanding of disease state and generates creative product solutions to address unmet needs.
  • Excellent technical problem solving and analytical ability.
  • Experience of intellectual property generation and filing.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and directly, both verbally and in writing, to a widely multifaceted audience.

  • Honours degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in medical device industry with experience of technical leadership, and prior product development experience as a Senior R&D Engineer is required.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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Company: Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
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