R&D Scientist Microbiology - 12-month Contract - Wexford

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Location: Wexford, Irlanda
JOB DESCRIPTION


Our client is a world leading supplier of biosecurity & infection control products for the past 50 yearsheir dedication to Innovation has been a driving force behind this successith approx, employees across countries, they are committed to driving a significant health impact globallyhey are saving lives by improving access to safe drinking water with innovative, cost effective productsne of their main products is used to disinfect 30 billion litres of water annuallybr>
They are currently seeking a Microbiologist to join an established R&D team that is based in a new Micro lab that was constructed in located in their manufacturing facility in Wexfordhis will be a 12-month Fixed term contract to cover a maternity leavets an excellent opportunity to join an R&D team with established projects underway in the discovery of new disinfection technologieshe ideal person shall have a minimum of a master-s in microbiology with 1-2 years industry experience from preferably the Food/Beverage Sectorhey will also consider applicants coming from a Pharma/Med Device Micro backgroundbr>
Role/Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the S2 Microbiology laboratory and work conducted therein, ensuring the highest safety standards
Supervision of Microbiology staff and R&D technicians & work planning
Function as the microbiological expert
for our clients Wexford site, contributing to the research & development of new products
Project management of both Microbiology and R&D projects
Provide microbiological & technical support to Sales, Marketing & Customer Relations teams
Develop a precise understanding of the competitive set micro-biological efficacy comparison
Support of product registrations, particularly in relation to microbiology support
Engage with the wider group on R&D and microbiology topics
Implementation of new methods and method development
Review & approval of product artwork
Assist with R&D tax credit applications
Assist with writing product claims and marketing literature
Education/Experience:
Minimum MSc in microbiology or related discipline
1-2 years- work experience within food/pharmaceutical/medical device or microbiological industries desirable
Strong communication, writing, problem-solving skills & project management
Proficient in use of MS Office packages
Self-motivated, accuracy and attention to detail required
High level of ownership required with the ability to work as part of a global team



JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
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