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R&D Scientist

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Recruiter: Real Staffing
Listed on: 1st July
Location: Mayo
Salary/Rate: £49698 - £54216
Type: Permanent

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SUMMARY: The successful candidate will have very good materials science experience and will be capable of utilizing their skills and expertise in the identification of new product ideas and the successful development of global continence care related product technologies. They will also have a deep understanding of polymers and polymer coating chemistry. The successful candidate will be capable of interfacing with senior management within the organization and to work with and support the marketing organization for the successful completion of specific objectives.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:Identifying material development opportunities and leading technology development projects. Technology development projects involve translate customer needs into technology requirements that are then matched with viable solutions which are proven to be viable.Researching new technologies and developing them into solutions that drive new product platforms.Having relevant industrial experience in polymers and polymer coatings from both a product design and process perspective.Providing technical support to New Product Development, Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing.Managing project schedules, conducting product and project risk analysis and ensuring successful and timely completion of project activities.Preparing financial reports and/or justifications for financial authorization and effectively communicate sameReviewing vendors product offerings to access suitability Technical Responsibilities:Leading and driving technology development projects both as an individual contributor and as a project team leader.Identifying and Developing new technologies.Managing of timelines, budget and performance expectations for assigned technology development projects.Ensure the successful implementation of new technologies into commercial products.Sourcing/selecting materials and components and the evaluation of same.Working with patent counsel to support patentability/infringement searches and preparation of patent application. QUALIFICATIONS: Academic/Credentials/CertificationsMinimum of Degree (Honors) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bio-medical Science, Bio pharmaceuticals or Materials/Polymer Science.Masters or PhD in Chemistry/ or Material/Polymer Science is a distinct advantage. Knowledge of microbiology and biological system would be an advantage.

Length of experienceDegree + minimum 4 years / Masters + minimum 2 year / Phd + 1 year relevant industry experience, preferably in medical devices

Specialised skills/technical knowledgeDeep knowledge of polymer materials including surface modifications and coating technologiesInnovation/Creative Thinker - must have a demonstrated ability to conduct exploration of subject areas for novel concepts and approachesExperience dealing with medical personnel and reducing feedback to device conceptsDemonstrated advanced analytical problem solving abilitiesGood organisation and communications skillsGood team skills a high level of enthusiasm and motivationGood working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS ProjectGood working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives To find out more about Real please visit www.realstaffing.comReal Staffing, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy| Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales