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Senior Product Engineering Scientist

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: SM9187
Closing Date: 24 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Recruiting now for a senior scientist with a PhD and some R&D experience within industry! Fantastic opportunity with a growing company!


Reports to Research and Development Manager and is responsible for management of the Product Engineering for the Clinical Chemistry products and projects

Senior PE Scientist – Clinical Chemistry is responsible for:

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Clinical Chemistry product family.
  • Ensuring that the Clinical Chemistry product family meets technical and quality specifications.  
  • Making final decisions regarding technical specifications and justifying such decisions as a SME, through the company's quality system. 
  • Taking  technical ownership as an SME of the Clinical Chemistry product family.
  • Where required, advise, lead and train employees on the Clinical Chemistry product family. 
  • Identification of product engineering and product development projects in the Clinical Chemistry product family.
  • Manage projects with the Clinical Chemistry product range area.
  • Facilitate the resolution of technical issues by leading, designing and executing root cause investigations in a timely manner.
  • Be an active learner and self-motivator, and consistently seek to attain a higher level of knowledge and experience
  • Be proactive in problem identification and process improvement by trending of manufacturing data and monitoring ongoing robustness of products.
  • Ensure the timely generation and completion of necessary technical reports and justifications, and facilitate the efficient completion and closure of documents including NCMRs, Change Controls, CAPAs etc.
  • Have the ability and commitment to work to deadlines as part of a team.
  • Show a full commitment to the company's Quality policy and adhere to the quality system and training given.
  • Assist in the transfer of new products from R&D or third parties to production.
  • Review, revise, and create documentation as requested.
  • Carry out team specific duties within the Product Engineering group.
  • Assist when required with other Product areas as a PE Scientist.


Education and Experience:

  • PhD, in biological/biomedical sciences, Microbiology Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Chemistry is essential.
  • Post doctoral experience would be preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience within industry. 
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and creativity in resolving product or process problems for IVD products.
  • Demonstrated competence in a wide range of statistical concepts including Design of Experiments.
  • Experience in FDA Regulatory requirements.


For more information and to apply for this role please call Stephanie on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail 

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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