Science & Pharmaceutical JobsTechnical Lead Electrochemistry – Donegal

  • SJ51070
  • Permanent
  • Donegal

Collins McNicholas

Our client, a leading healthcare company in Donegal, is looking to hire an Electrochemistry Technical Lead.


  • Plan, implement and lead complex Technical projects including validation activities and product/process improvements supporting Sensor Projects. Responsible for writing up/reviewing the results and conclusions accurately and on time.
  • Support the development and roll out of technical trials / characterization studies.
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional problem-solving teams for troubleshooting, and complex scientific investigations.
  • Seek opportunities for significant, process or product improvements; considering CQAs, critical process parameters, and product performance characteristics.
  • Act as a scientific expert, providing scientific support and knowledge. Applies specialized knowledge of electrochemistry and electroanalytical techniques (e.g amperometry, cyclic voltammetry etc).
  • Recognize adverse trends and emerging issues. Propose and implement solutions to internal and external issues.
  • Present complex technical information to internal and external groups. Share scientific information and expertise. Experience mentoring and teaching others to facilitate timely resolution of product and process technical issues.
  • Recognize adverse trends and emerging issues. Propose and implement solutions to internal and external issues.
  • Utilizes appropriate experimental; statistical and project management tools.
  • Data management, trending (including SPC) and reporting of product performance and other business measures.
  • Analysing data, evaluating results, forming conclusions & contributing to design, process or document improvements.
  • Translates top-level goals to specific goals and aligns activities with respective strategic business priorities.
  • Develop and maintain project timelines and provide updates and feedback to leadership.
  • Ensures prompt attention of the Technical Sensor Manager areas of risk, which might have an adverse effect on product and/or safety.


  • Preferably Masters or PhD in a science related discipline, preferably in a biosensor field
  • Experience and knowledge of electroanalytical chemistry is distinct advantage
  • Experience and knowledge of Sensor Manufacturing is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ people management experience in a technical capacity in medical device or pharmaceutical industry is desirable.
  • Self-motivated and significant project experience with an ability to influence others are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to fully realize improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams, problem solving teams etc.
  • Strong technical knowledge of design control process and experience of leading technology transfers.
  • Advanced leadership skills in order to build an effective team by providing clear direction and defining priorities.
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of statistical analysis software.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mark Whelan.


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