Development Lab Manager

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: DLM090320
  • Date Posted March 9, 2020

Our client, a leading manufacturing company based in Clare currently has an opportunity for a Development Lab Manager to join their team. This is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.
Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of reagents, including 3rd party reagent applications, for use on analysers and improvement of existing portfolio of 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
  • Oversee project budgets ensuring they are managed within guidelines; Support R&D tax credit applications
  • 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
  • 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
  • Drives innovation and continuous improvement initiatives through the use of delegation and associate empowerment
  • Develop and maintain relationships with OEM suppliers for controlling and improving the quality of current reagents
  • Ensures strong emphasis on customer, both internal and external
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager

Education and Experience:

  • 3-4 years exp + in a people management role
  • 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
  • Extensive knowledge of design change documentation and change management systems
  • Extensive program and personnel management experience in the Diagnostic industry.

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

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