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.
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.
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.