Job Description: Biomedical Engineer

Company Profile
Neuromod Devices Ltd. (“Neuromod”) is a venture-backed Irish medical device developer of a neuromodulation-based treatment of tinnitus, a debilitating condition commonly known as ‘ringing in the ears’. Tinnitus constitutes a significant unmet clinical need, affecting up to 1% of the global population and for which there are no proven effective treatments.

We are now seeking to expand our engineering department to work on software and hardware development for current and new medical device products that combine neuromodulation, wireless communications and physiological sensing technologies and to support ongoing product design validation and production process validation activities.

We provide our engineers with a dynamic working environment and opportunities to work on a variety of commercial and research projects as part of a small, motivated, cross-functional team. The successful candidate will gain exposure to a range of technologies at the forefront of biomedical research and every phase of the product development lifecycle from initial concept work through to commercial release.

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Product Development Team to design, develop, build and test current and next generation medical devices.

  • Support Product Development from concept generation through to post-production.

  • Support design and technology transfer from Product Development to manufacturing by proactively working with stakeholders from Manufacturing and Quality.

  • Provide support to Manufacturing to facilitate efficient operations in production, to optimise existing processes and to ensure that objectives are met.

  • Oversee the analysis of hardware failures from the field and participate in associated corrective and preventive actions.

  • Provide technical support to commercial stakeholders when required.

  • Participation in the drafting of test protocols, in addition to documenting test results and generating test reports for design verification. Testing may include mechanical, electrical, performance, user interface / usability and software.

  • Perform necessary design activities through utilization of 3D and 2D CAD software.

  • Analyse and solve problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems.

  • Report writing and preparing presentations to communicate findings.

Qualifications / Skills / Attributes:

  • Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or similar discipline, with 3+ years' medical device industry experience in a product development or manufacturing role.

  • Product design and development experience, including experience in design review, risk management and quality procedures.

  • Proficient in using Solid Works, Altium or equivalent 3D CAD design package.

  • Experience with programming languages C and C++ and embedded hardware fundamentals related to use with Microcontrollers.

  • PC Literate (word processing, spreadsheets, data base) and a good knowledge of project management tools.

  • A good understanding of quality management system principles (e.g. ISO 9001 or ISO 13485) and/or FDA quality system regulation processes according to 21 CFR part 820 and EU MDR.

  • A team player with excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to solve problems ad-hoc.

  • Experience in the development of test methods and associated product testing.

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Ability to present ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to all levels of the company.

  • Excellent planning and coordination skills and capable of initiating and leading change.

Desirable skills and knowledge:

  • Relevant experience in the medical industry is preferable.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and able to make efficient decisions.

  • Continuous improvement mindset & understanding of Lean principles.

  • Knowledge and understanding of international safety standards such as IEC 60601, ISO 14971 and ISO 10993.

  • Experience in the development of test methods and product testing.

  • Experience in the application of statistical principles and the use of statistical software such as R, STATA or Matlab.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment.

  • Willingness to travel internationally as required.

For further information please contact Aoife McNally