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Johnson & Johnson

Research & Development Engineer - Cerenovus (Galway, Ireland)

Posted Jul 13, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011684
39 hrs/week
Payrate range
27 - 30 €/hr

Research & Development Engineer 

18 Month Contract with possibility of extension
Location: Ballybrit, Galway
Reports to: R&D Manager

The Company:

CERENOVUS, part of 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 haemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.


The Role:

CERENOVUS a Johnson & Johnson company is recruiting for a Research and Development Engineer located in Galway Ireland.
The R&D Engineer is responsible for developing and delivering complex acute ischaemic stroke projects with significant technical challenges. Responsible for various aspects of the projects, including process development, design development, implementation of new equipment/automation and new product introduction.

The responsibilities and the impact YOU will have:

Generate device concepts within the project team to address product performance

Develop test models for prototype performance evaluations.

Build and test prototypes; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solutions
to technical challenges.

Create detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications using

Identify and select product materials, assembly methods and define process settings.

Contribute to the project team to deliver key objectives, meeting performance, time and cost targets.

Leverage and liaise with external vendors / resources to achieve project goals.

Write procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.

Understand physician (user) techniques and clinical needs (disease state) and assist in developing product training materials.

Other duties as assigned or required.

We would love to hear from YOU, if you have the following essential requirements:

Honours degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.

A minimum of 2 years? experience in all stages of medical device design and development (including design with SolidWorks, prototyping, testing).

Design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.

Data review and statistical methods skills (Minitab).

High level of technical writing and reporting skills.

Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.


Results and deadline driven with an ability to handle multiple tasks and operate in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people to achieve results.

Highly motivated and an enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work under own initiative and as a team player.

Specific experience on Medical Devices, cardiovascular or neurovascular implants or instruments.

This is what awaits YOU:
This is an opportunity to work with a ground-breaking biomedical. We are passionate about our work; we play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply
about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson, our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers.

Whether you're one of the people who already work here, or you're considering joining the team, we offer:

An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
Opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
Possibilities for further personal and professional development/education.

In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A 18 minimum month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 


Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.
  • We do not accept applications via email.


If you are interested in this role please apply now! Make sure you fill out your application in full, your personal CV will be used for the recruiter’s reference only, they are not sent to Hiring Managers. Ensure all relevant information is included in your application! 


Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: Trish.Delaney@randstadsourceright.co.uk


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:


For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.


We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.


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