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Process Scientist - Process Monitoring

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 06/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382726A

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Process Scientist - Process Monitoring

A Process Scientist (process monitoring) is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will be responsible for providing statistical support and promote the use of statistical thinking across the site. This role will also be responsible for providing data and statistical support, to establish, organise, and maintain effective data co-ordination and data evaluation services pertaining to process monitoring and modelling of biological drugs. This is a perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a frontrunner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.


  • Apply data visualization tools and implement dashboard solutions that are customer focused, to translate data into useful information for operations managers and process engineers.
  • Analyse data sources and develop strategies and solutions for data acquisition, aggregation and reporting.
  • Support the development of automated solutions that address specific analytical objectives and facilitate report generation and distribution of analyses to support the manufacturing performance monitoring process.
  • Support the implementation, expansion and continuous improvement of the companies Application of the In-Process Control (IPC) program
  • Perform activities in relation to creating and improving process models/hierarchies within the Discoverant software environment from collection of user requirements to validation and deployment of solutions to production.
  • Apply advanced numerical and statistical techniques including multivariate analysis (PCA and PLS), curve metrics and golden batch analysis to analyze large datasets of process and raw materials data and generate predictive models to supplement and enhance process understanding.
  • Participate in cross functional teams to understand process issues in technical investigations to aid problem solving and identify process improvements.


  • Requires a PhD in statistics, mathematical sciences or related field, with 1-2 years relevant experience
  • May consider another discipline with added relevant experience or an MSc in Statistics or related field with 3+ years' relevant experience
  • Experience in a biopharmaceutical setting is desirable but not compulsory


  • A clear understanding of statistical terms and concepts
  • Proven ability of use with database systems (LIMS, Qumas, OPM etc.)
  • Excellent time management, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Represent a professional, respectful, and ethical manner when interacting with co-workers and internal/external parties
  • Strong analytical ability and associated problem solving
  • The ability to communicate results and findings to non-statisticians
  • Knowledge and proficient in the use of Microsoft products - Excel, Word and PowerPoint


If this position excites you and are interested in becoming a part of a leading company in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry, do not hesitate to get in contact!

For more information contact Jack on 01 6455262 or email jack.conway-kenny at

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