Medtronic establishes six-month paid return-to-work programme at its Galway site for women who have taken a break from their engineering careers
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Medtronic has established a six-month paid return-to-work programme for women who have taken a break from their engineering careers. The successful candidates will be based at its research and development department in Medtronic, Parkmore, Co Galway, where the focus is on putting the patient at the centre of meaningful innovation.

Engineers are directly involved in the development of cutting-edge medical products for use in medical procedures to improve healthcare globally.

Participants will be hired on fixed-term contracts, with the possibility of gaining full-time permanent contracts after six months. This professional engineering programme provides development, networking, and project opportunities for women to give them a well-rounded experience while transitioning back into engineering in the corporate workspace.

You will be able to refresh your technical skills, participate in professional development and receive mentoring support from a member of the Medtronic team. Positions are in the R&D team and will include a variety of engineering roles within new product development at the company’s Parkmore site.

Who Medtronic is looking for:
1.) Dynamic team players and leaders who can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
2.) Qualified to degree level 8 in engineering/science or related discipline
3.) Ideally you are experienced with medical device design procedures and programmes
4.) Strong interpersonal, leadership and team skills are desirable
5.) Excellent communicators and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
6.) You must have been on a career break for a minimum of two years and have at least four years of previous professional work experience, excluding internships

About Medtronic


Medtronic plc (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world.

Medtronic employs more than 84,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in approximately 160 countries. In Ireland, Medtronic has facilities in Dublin, Galway and Athlone. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare.

Click here to see details on Medtronic’s values and leadership expectations.

(This role is being advertised in line with the Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2015, specifically with regard to Section 24 of the 1998 Act as amended by Section 15 of the 2004 Act.)

How to apply


Medtronic invite applications for this role until July 7, 2018. Please submit your CV and cover letter to: rs.gwyranddapplications@medtronic.com stating clearly ‘Careers 2.0 programme’ in the subject box.

Please say in your cover letter that you found out about the programme from Women Returners. Assessment will include an interview and a medical. If you have any questions, please contact the Medtronic team on rs.gwystem@medtronic.com

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Medtronic has established a six-month paid return-to-work programme for women who have taken a break from their engineering careers. The successful candidates will be based at its research and development department in Medtronic, Parkmore, Co Galway, where the focus is on putting the patient at the centre of meaningful...