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R&D Scientist Micro

Location: Tipperary
Experience:3-4 Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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Our client is an exciting start-up providing technology testing platforms for various industries. Reporting to the CEO, this role covers a maternity leave. This is a superb opportunity to join the team on a 12-month contract. There are strong opportunities for follow-on opportunities for the successful individual, as the company have firm expansion plans.


o Pivotally involved in all aspects of the development of the assay from a technology perspective – including - instrumentation; system hardware, software and peripherals; identification of and improvements to selective growth media and controls; project-related research and development, and optimising system components for subsequent commercialisation.
o Providing scientific and operational inputs to the trails at customer sites
o Management of all technology transfer from incumbent personnel and systems into a best practise curation of knowledge and information surrounding the project, in-house.
o Documentation of all test results; analysis of technical data and generation of technical reports and advisories, as appropriate.
o In conjunction with external consultants (and personnel from company partners) to manage the development, optimisation, calibration and validation of microbial growth curve convergence.
o Manage and drive product improvement/design change projects, including the pursuit of appropriate industry recognised accreditation of the assay
o Provide support and guidance to internal departments, with respect to product maintenance and support; failure investigation; problem resolution/ corrective action implementation, when required.
o Validation of excel templates for use in value assignment or other technical data analysis
o Management of routine Laboratory maintenance.
o Stock control/maintenance in line with department budget plans.
o Adherence to Laboratory health and safety requirements. Adherence to quality standards.
o Equipment calibration/maintenance.
o Procedural review and update as required.
o Supporting QA in the internal audit programme.
o Other duties that may become necessary as a result of system/process changes within or impacting R&D, as outlined by the CEO and other directors.


• Degree in Science discipline
• 3-5 year’s experience in the culture and identification of microorganisms
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Knowledge of microbiological media, preparation and use
• Ability to work methodically and follow SOPs
• Organisation and preparation of short technical reports
Contact Brian Christensen on 01 6854747 or submit your CV to for immediate consideration
If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Brian Christensen | Tel: +353 (0) 1 685 4747


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