R&D Engineer

€24,000 yearly
  • Ostoform Limited
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 03/08/2021
Full time Design Engineering Entry Level Research Science

Job Description

Ostoform Limited is an exciting Irish start-up company, developing Class I medical products to improve the lives of ostomy pouch users. The company’s first product range has just been launched in the US and Europe, and a R&D Engineer is now being added to the team to support future growth and pipeline development plans.  

In this new and exciting role, you will contribute to expanding the company’s product range and build value through both design innovation and design for manufacture.  

You will help to develop and implement new testing protocols for design validation and verification, and you will help to build an evidence base which will contribute to the health economics argument for our novel products.  

You will contribute to production setup, working with our quality team, our contract manufacturing partner, and Athlone Institute of Technology in developing a new and disruptive manufacturing method.   

You will work directly with the operations and marketing team in developing production efficiencies and developing reports which can be used to communicate product benefits.  

In this role, you will gain experience in all business areas, while developing specific skills in validation testing, production and quality management. You will have direct access to all team members and will see a direct benefit to your work both in building company value, and most importantly, in improving the lives of ostomy pouch users.  

Salary is dependent on experience.  

This ideal candidate will have: 

  • A degree level qualification related to engineering design.
  • Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent capabilities in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.  


For further information, or to apply for this role, please contact: info@ostoform.com


KEY Competencies

Excellent reporting skills,