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Principal Engineer – Medical Devices

  • €75-80K
  • North County Dublin
  • Permanent

Our Client, a Multinational based in North Dublin requires a Principal Engineer to join the engineering team in the manufacturing of medical diagnostic equipment. It is a permanent role. You will be reporting to the engineering manager and form part of a flexible engineering team. For more info, call Cormac Spencer on 01 845 6312.

Salary:  €75-80K

Benefits:  Flexible working hours, Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Heavily subsidised canteen, Parking.


  • Responsible for leading a team of engineers to problem solve and manage production outages.
  • Providing technical support to production for medical devices in a low volume.
  • To develop and maintain high class manufacturing and supply chain processes.
  • Responsible for the day to day management of manufacturing engineering.
  • Require a strong ability to analyse technical problems to root cause with a well structured approach and to develop solutions across different technologies.
  • To lead technology transfer initiatives and design of product enhancements.
  • To lead a team to design solutions for products.
  • Good understanding of level of statistics for process control and sampling rationale.
  • To hire and retain a very diverse and highly qualified staff, while providing ongoing performance feedback.
  •  Develop strategies for the implementation of improvement methodologies in order to increase quality and efficiency of product and process operations.


  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback in order to build positive relationships and improve business results.
  • Good multi-tasker, ability to prioritise as well as meet deadlines.
  • Strong analysis skills with experience in complex technical trouble shooting.
  • Experience with implementing engineer changes in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience in modern manufacturing disciplines (lean, six sigma, DOE, JIT) required.
  • Strong Mechanical systems design skills for both product and manufacturing fixtures also essential.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with good manufacturing practices.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline (electrical, electronic, mechanical, systems or computer science) with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience across different technologies in a manufacturing engineering environment.

If this role sounds like you, call us now on 01 845 6312!

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