Characterisation Analyst

Location: Galway, Republic of Ireland
Salary: €40000.00 - €50000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Annual Bonus
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Science Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Aidan Toner
Contact email: aidan.toner@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

A leading global medical device organisation specialist in the commercialisation and manufacture of innovative products are seeking to appoint an R&D Characterisation Analyst to join their expanding R&D hub in the West of Ireland.

The Role:

Reporting to the R&D Analytical Manager, the Characterisation Analyst will carry out testing, measuring the performance of new and existing manufactured product. The main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Developing and improving new and existing concept R&D analytical test methods.
  • Working closely with global stakeholders to improve product performance testing.
  • Drive continuous improvement through expert technical knowledge.
  • Providing specialist training to on- and off-site users of analytical equipment.
  • Interpreting, documenting and communicating test results, effectively, becoming subject matter expert on suitability of testing and characterisation/predictive modelling of processes and methodologies with an emphasis on optics/optical performance.
  • Introducing new testing and measurement instrumentation to the site, sister sites and clients.
  • Lead on creation and review of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instruction
  • Work closely with management in timely delivery of accurate results.

The Person:

In order to carry out the role effectively, the following crucial requirements must be held:

  • A primary degree, Masters or PhD in Applied Physics, or Chemistry, Analytical Sciences.
  • Exceptional trouble-shooting/root cause analysis skills and attention to detail.
  • Expert knowledge on photometry, spectroscopy and interaction between light and materials.
  • Advance computer skills (Excel, Outlook, JMP or Minitab expertise)
  • Strong on statistical analysis of data.
  • Ability to collaborate across multifunctional groups with strategic agility.
  • Initiate scientific exchange with technical associates both within and outside technical areas of responsibility.
  • Manage all aspects of more complex associated projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Additional desirable attributes:

  • Prior experience in ophthalmic/optical instrumentation.
  • Industrial experience in an R&D Product Development environment.
  • Willingness to travel internationally (up to 20 %)

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Aidan Toner at HRM on 091 782110 for a confidential discussion.

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