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Research and Development Manager

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: South Dublin
Reference: DB9565
Closing Date: 17 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client I am recruiting for a Research and Development Manager.


You will report to the Head of Operations and you will be responsible for the management of the Technical Support and R&D Team and projects



·         Identification of product engineering and product development projects in both the infectious diseases and clinical chemistry product families.

·         Project management of multiple projects / project teams.

·         Participate in management cross functional meetings and work with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Validation, Quality Assurance and Control, Customer Service and Marketing to identify specific process/product improvements.

·         Participate in business reviews on a quarterly basis.

·         Facilitate the resolution of technical issues by leading, designing and executing root cause investigations in a timely manner.

·         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.

·         Assist in the transfer of new products from R&D or third parties to production.


Applications are invite from candidates with the following background and experience:

·         Educated in biological/biomedical sciences, Microbiology Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Chemistry is essential.

·         Post doctoral experience would be preferred.

·         A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the IVD industry, with proven extensive laboratory experience in In Vitro Diagnostics is essential.

·         Proven experience in a wide range of immunoassay technologies is ideal with emphasis on protein purification, protein quality analysis, and protein conjugation.

·         Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and creativity in resolving product or process problems for IVD or similar products.

·         Demonstrated competence in a wide range of statistical concepts including Design of Experiments.

·         Experience in FDA / HPRA Regulatory requirements.

For a full Job Spec and to apply for this role please call Deirdre 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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Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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