GMB Executive Search has been retained by our client, a global leader in medical devices, who due to the continued growth of their business is recruiting a Director of Engineering.

Key responsibilities include:   

Business unit engineering management, supporting a commercial manufacturing operation in its quality, yield, cost, improvement etc objectives.

Product Transfers/NPI and Validation management.

Project Management; Plan and direct complex project activities leading to the successful completion of the project deliverables.

Strong collaboration with cross functional groups.

Team management, growth and development.  Building a talent development plan in alignment with the growth strategies of the department.

Lead cross-functional/departmental groups to develop and provide design recommendations that integrate into complex components or products.

Lead efforts to optimise business processes and systems by assessing business needs and developing, proposing and implementing technology solution options.


Required Education/Skills/Experience include;

A degree is Engineering or related field.

Experience working in a regulated medical device manufacturing environment.

A track record in management of engineering disciplines including manufacturing engineering, product transfers and validation.

Proven successful project management leadership experience.

Excellent problem-solving, organisational, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills.

Knowledge of financial acumen as it relates to engineering.

Demonstrated ability of team management, coaching and development.

Ability to interact and influence at all levels across functions, sites and the wider organisation.

Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the continuing growth and success of this recent start-up in the Mid-West of Ireland, of a long established US multinational organisation. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered. Please send full career details, quoting position no. G22021 to or call 01 2867692 / +353 1 2867692 for an initial conversation.  A more detailed job specification is available. Information will not be disclosed to our client without prior permission.

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