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R&D Scientist (Chemistry)

Reference:LOD A008559
Location: Wexford
Experience:1-2 Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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May be suitable for: Chemist, Food Scientist

R&D Scientist

Qualifications & Work Experience

Ph.D. qualification in Chemistry

2 years work experience within food/pharmaceutical or chemical industries

Excellent communication skills

Project management experience

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for scheduling, organising, executing and documenting R&D product development projects and other associated activities.
  • Contribution of new ideas for research, development and analysis of new and existing products.
  • Actively pursue collaborations in academia and other relevant industry and professional networks.
  • To liaise with internal departments to provide support and advice for product developments and validation. This would include for example:
- advice on monitoring laboratory or field studies
- feedback on the stage of progress of current projects
- competitor product evaluations
- technical assessment of new sources of raw materials
  • To search for and collate testing data from academic literature and other sources.
  • To revise and maintain data within technical reports.
  • To assist with writing product claims and marketing literature.
  • To maintain and develop R&D administrative systems.
  • To cooperate with auditors internal and external and to respond to any resulting audit reports.
  • To conform to Company and other regulatory requirements with respect to cGMP, health & safety, etc.
  • Engage continually in developing World Class practices while driving out costs, waste (both time and materials) and inefficiencies.
  • Work to ensure highest level of team work and cooperation between departments at all times.


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