Senior Research & Development Engineer

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Job Description

Cerenovus is dedicated to improving clinical outcomes for stroke patients. The company’s stroke therapy platform, the EmboTrap®II Revascularization Device, is CE marked and commercially available in Europe. The device has been available for investigational use only in the United States.

Through its investment in the Neuravi Thromboembolic Initiative (NTI), Cerenovus supports collaboration between engineers, clinicians and researchers to deepen the understanding of clot and occlusion dynamics, in order to improve patient outcomes in stroke.

In April 2017, Codman Neuro announced the acquisition of Cerenovus, which is now part of the Johnson and Johnson family of medical device companies. Cerenovus was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Galway, Ireland.

We are now recruiting for a Senior R&D Engineer in this role you will provides guidance in managing and delivering complex acute ischemic stroke projects with significant technical challenges. You will have overall responsibility for various aspects of new development projects, including process development, design development, implementation of new equipment/automation and new product introduction. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Develop a deep understanding of the disease state, gather user needs, and translate into technical specifications.

  • Support the management of the direct and cross functional team to deliver on performance, time and cost targets.

  • Generate creative product solutions to address unmet needs.

  • Develop test models for prototype performance evaluations.

  • Build and test prototypes; analyse test data and interpret to identify optimal solution(s).

  • Create detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications.

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

  • Develop and deliver project plans to performance, time and cost targets.

  • Leverage and liaise with external resources to achieve project goals.

  • Identify and manage of key risks throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Write procedures, protocols, specifications, and reports.

  • Evaluate and assess physician (user) techniques and develop product training materials.

  • Develop marketing materials (presentations/videos/demos). 


    Behaviours & Skills: 


  • Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles. 

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

  • Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.


Qualifications & Experience:



  • Honours degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent. 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in all stages of medical device design and development (including design with SolidWorks, prototyping, and testing) is desired.



Note:  As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.


Equal Opportunity

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Primary Location
Neuravi Ltd. (8191)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
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