Collins McNicholas

Process Development Technician required to join the R&D Department of my clinet’s company, located in North Co. Galway.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Carry out lab-scale mixing of photochromic and other solutions in preparation for trials
  • Prepare lenses and other materials in preparation for trials.
  • Run trials on lab-scale equipment
  • Work with Operations to run trials on production-scale equipment
  • Submit lenses to the R&D Analytical Lab for routine physical and chemical testing
  • Carry out non-routine or supplemental physical and chemical analytical testing as needed
  • Interpret, document and communicate all test results
  • Maintain effective records of work completed.

Key Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • Third level qualification in Science or Engineering, plus at least 4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong team player
  • Drive for results
  • Building strong work relationships (Interpersonal savvy).


  • Green or black belt in six sigma methodology
  • Internal candidates – knowledge of photochromic formulation chemistry.
  • Internal candidates – knowledge of lens materials and lens-casting processes.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edyta Fleming on 091706721 or email

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