Student R&D Engineer (Onsite Internship – Ballina, Co. Mayo)

Hollister Incorporated

Ballina – Mayo, Connaught, Ireland
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Hollister Incorporated
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13 February 2023

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Ballina 
Department: Research & Development 

Working in Hollister’s global centre for Continence Care R&D in Ballina, this is an excellent career opportunity to complete a work placement (internship) in a dynamic and growing team in the development and commercialisation of innovative Continence Care products. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the R&D Team by assisting with research and development activities, the testing of new materials and the construction of prototype samples and processes development.


•            Attending R&D team meetings

•            Development of new product concepts, testing of prototype and trial concepts

•            Testing and chemical analysis of materials and formulations

•            Development of processes and methods

•            Competitor product testing

•            Construction of prototype samples

•            Supporting in the Design & Development of new products

•            Report writing and presenting

•            R&D Literature reviews

•            Other related tasks depending on project assignment and priorities

Educational Requirements:

This work placement is available to students who are in the process of completing a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related discipline and are seeking a placement as part of the requirements of the course.

Skills Requirements:

•            Excellent PC skills, in particular MS Office

•            Excellent communication and organisational skills

•            Ability to work on own initiative and respond to changing priorities

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services.  Hollister 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

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