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R&D Scientist

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  • Posted:
    3 years ago
  • Category:
    Medical Devices
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R&D Scientist

On behalf of my client, a medical devices company based in Co. Wicklow, I am recruiting for an R&D Scientist. This is a 12 month maternity cover contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new and/or update existing reagent & analyser system test methods (applications/method adaptations); technical support for system and reagent customer complaints for haemostasis clinical diagnostics; involvement in system development projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct scientific studies. Analyze data and observations; develop, characterise and validate system test methods
  • Reengineer existing system test methods to adapt to changes in market, business, and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and execute experiments using design of experiment techniques
  • Coordinate and assist the formal creation of system test methods in conjunction with the Quality and Regulatory Groups
  • Lead reagent & system complaint investigations within the company and subsequent report handling.
  • Work constructively with team members from R&D, Marketing, Operations Quality Assurance, Technical Support, Clinical Affairs, Customer Service, and Finance.
  • Communicate progress on a frequent basis. Communication will require the successful candidate to present project updates to the relevant stakeholders.


  • An advanced life science degree with laboratory experience in biological sciences.
  • Demonstrated competence in biochemical techniques and statistical concepts.
  • Experience in the field of Haemostasis/ IVD industrial experience would be advantageous
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data, and technical procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with a sense of urgency and whilst remaining impartial and objective.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please call Ciara on +353 1 2784671 or email [email protected]

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