R&D Process Development Technician

  • Full Time
  • Galway

Website MeritMedical Merit Medical Ireland Ltd

Merit Medical Ireland Ltd

R&D Process Development Technician

Mat Leave 9-12 month FTC

The successful candidate will be responsible for non-routine technical assignments of substantial variety and complexity such as the design, assembly and operation of equipment.



  • Support product testing and characterisation of products
    Provide R&D Laboratory testing support i.e. conduct physical testing of materials and product.
  • Prepares test specimens, adjust and operate equipment and record test data
  • Ability to analyse data e.g. data trends, deviations or observational errors. Minitab proficiency an advantage.
  • Set up and operate wide variety of test equipment
  • Manage lab equipment, instrumentation and materials as well as test work planning
  • Create and execute product evaluation test method validations
  • Support Engineers with data capture and analysis
  • Writes Technical protocols & reports.
  • Investigates and analyses product/equipment problems utilising a methodological approach
  • Support designs of tooling, test fixtures and assembly equipment based on product knowledge
  • Share technical advice for complex problems relating to equipment, fixtures and processes.
  • Ability to execute preventative maintenance on
  • Laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to maintain laboratory materials and equipment supplies.
  • Ability to work on his/her own initiative.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • May supervise other technicians and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

Education/ Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in Engineering/Science related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Medical Device/Equipment Development Field.
  • Knowledge of Medical Device Test Methods for Product
  • Qualifications an advantage
  • Knowledge of Test Method Validation an advantage
  • Experience of Medical Device Process Equipment an advantage.
  • Demonstrated aptitude/awareness for process improvement and use of Lean and Six-Sigma tools.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages as well as ability to understand and learn customised computer software programmes.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment
  • Knowledge of product manufacturing paperwork an advantage

Merit Medical is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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