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Company Medtronic
Job Title Engineering Manager
JobId 34992
Location: Galway, IRL

Engineering Manager


Galway, County Galway, Ireland

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Post Date:

Oct 31, 2017


Together, we will change healthcare worldwide. Join us in our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life worldwide. Let’s work together to address the universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives, optimize costs and efficiencies, and expand global access. Together, we can make a real difference in the global disparity in care. By providing quality care at the lowest possible cost, we will succeed as a company, and take the future of healthcare Further, Together.


At our Research Development Department in Medtronic, plc, we focus on the development of cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. The RD Manager is directly involved in providing leadership and direction to an RD team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical RD activities supporting the Structural Heart Business unit.


You will lead, grow and motivate a highly talented, diverse, world-class performance engineering team responsible for Delivery Systems to support Structural heart product lines. You will drive innovation of Delivery System concepts to support next-generation designs and novel applications in other cardiovascular applications. You will partner with internal and external experts to maintain and strengthen relevant technical expertise. You will grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization. You will lead and ensure achievement of project objectives and milestones with initially complex or undetermined outcomes. You will contribute to project decision-making using personal expertise, customer input, and strong engineering and clinical judgment. You will manage high-level experienced engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects. You will actively mentor, coach, and ensure career development plans are in place for direct reports. You will collaborate with core teams to establish objectives and evaluate progress of direct reports. You will be responsible for managing functional cost center budget and resource allocation. You will understand and comply with company policies procedures and external standards guidance. You will generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organisational challenges.


We are looking for a qualified person to Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline, Masters preferred and desirably with 5-7 years relevant experience within medical device environment, a minimum of three years direct managerial experience of engineers. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced in a medical device market and have a proven results driven track record. Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Leadership Expectations provide the framework for what we expect from all employees at Medtronic – outlining the actions and behaviors we must develop and demonstrate in pursuit of our Mission and global growth goals.


We are committed to being experts in what we do, with a clear vision of where we are going and the plan to get there.

■ Demonstrates Global Business Acumen

■ Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions

■ Sets Strategic Direction


We partner with and involve others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.

■ Collaborates and Creates Alignment

■ Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent

■ Fosters Diversity and Inclusion


We are bold thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, partners, and customers.

■ Focuses on Patient and Customer

■ Generates Breakthrough Ideas

■ Initiates and Leads Change


We do what we say we are going to do, delivering results with the highest standards.

■ Sets High Standards

■ Instils Operational Excellence

■ Drives Accountability

■ Models Ethical Behavior

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