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R&D Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 27/03/2017
  • Job reference: J362534A
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R&D ENGINEER

DESCRIPTION

This Scientist will participate and guide Analytical & Engineering process development activities, writing protocols, data gathering, and analysis.

PURPOSE OF JOB:

  • This Scientist will participate and guide Analytical & Engineering process development activities, writing protocols, data gathering, and analysis.
  • The candidate will be proficient in reporting and presentation of data analysis.
  • Candidate will analyse data and provide recommendations on trends, correlations, response variables, DOE's etc in an effort to better understand process interdependencies.
  • The candidate will work with and help define analytical and process automation requirements. They will also participate in and guide test method development & transfer, process capability finalization and process transfer to manufacturing.
  • The candidate will be the Subject Matter Expert for chemistry material interactions, introduction of new contact lens & solutions materials.
  • They will be interfacing with an internal cross functional team while working on these programs.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Scientific or Engineering Discipline.
  • Specialized Training: Six Sigma Green Belt required and DFSS experience preferred. MiniTab/JMP Statistical software preferred.
  • 3-9 years in Engineering, Process Development, and/or Quality Engineering setting.
  • Hands-on experience and technical expertise in a development environment a must.
  • ISO-9000, GMP, medical device manufacturing experience a plus. Statistical analysis required within a development or manufacturing setting. Experience with high volume and/or high precision manufacturing a plus.

Special Skills:

  • Computer Literacy with skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access, plus MiniTab, JMP (or equivalent software).
  • Experience & expertise in Statistical Analysis including DOE and SPC. Communication, Organization, Report Writing, and Presentation skills a must.
  • Must be able to develop working relationships with various internal core competencies and work as a team member.
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