R&D Manager

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: RDM040118
  • Date Posted January 4, 2018

Our client, a leading healthcare company in Clare has an excellent opportunity for an R&D Manager to join their team. This is a permanent, full-time position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

The purpose of the role is to lead R&D project teams with accountability for significant technical Clinical Chemistry projects. This includes setting project direction, planning, goals, milestones and ensuring project deliverables meet strategic corporate objectives

Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of clinical chemistry reagents for use on analysers and improvement of existing reagents, where required
  • Co-ordinate with sister sites in Japan & China in the development and verification of new instruments to support critical design specifications related to assay technology
  • Develop extensive project plans using project management tools for delivery to agreed targets and timelines; accountable for meeting CPM due dates and implementation of necessary countermeasures
  • Conduct thorough investigations on project impediments and recommend innovative solutions using best practice knowledge to improve project outcomes
  • Ensure that projects/activities comply with all relevant company policies and procedures, in particular those laid down in FDA, QSR, ISO/IVD and EHS regulations
  • Leads and motivates direct reports to achieve personal development; sets impactful development objectives; provides stretch assignments to develop talent
  • Provide technical input as the SME to R&D and Operations departments on clinical chemistry reagents as required to resolve technical issues
  • Implement and maintain visual daily management and other DBS tools to drive productivity and project delivery; ensure that project targets are monitored and reported in line with project timelines and company expectations

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9+ years in Science/Diagnostic Industry or Master’s/Doctoral Degree with 7+ years in Science/Diagnostic Industry
  • Experience with development and use of clinical chemistry reagents and application programs on clinical chemistry analysers
  • Experience with the management and leadership of technical teams
  • Extensive knowledge of design change documentation and change management systems
  • Extensive program and personnel management experience in the Diagnostic industry.
  • Leadership and performance management skills for team of scientists and technical people in charge of reagent development and applications to clinical chemistry analysers
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance, GMP/FDA regulations

For more information on this position please call Rachael O’Rourke on 061336136 or alternatively apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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For more information on this position please call Rachael O’Rourke on 061336136 or alternatively apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch.

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