Ref No: DT17931
County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) Scientist - North Wicklow.
This position is being offered as an 18 months' fixed-term contract.
Purpose of job
To work in the Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) group. This position will be largely project based and will entail a high degree of autonomy and initiative.
All duties performed in an FDA regulated environment where knowledge and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures within the Quality System is required.
Conduct scientific studies. Analyse data and processes. Develop, characterise and make formal recommendations.
Plan and execute experiments using design of experiment techniques.
Re-engineer existing processes or test methods to adapt to changes in market, business, and/or regulatory requirements.
Work within cross-functional teams to identify key project/process or performance attributes and opportunities for product and process improvements.
Co-ordinate and lead technical root cause investigations.
Co-operate with other functional areas and groups within the company to achieve robust product supply.
Participate in Product transfer activities
Work constructively with team members from R&D, Marketing, Operations, Quality Assurance, Technical Support, Clinical Affairs, Customer Service, and Finance.
Work constructively with team members on multi-site projects.
Communicate progress on a frequent basis. Communication will require the successful candidate to present project updates to the relevant stakeholders.
Qualifications and experience requirements:
An advanced life science degree.
Laboratory experience in biological sciences required.
Demonstrated competence in biochemical techniques and statistical concepts.
Ideally a minimum of two years' relevant experience.
Ability to read, analyse, and interpret technical data, and technical procedures.
Ability to prepare and deliver Powerpoint presentations.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.