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Technical Support Scientist

  • Location: Longford, County Longford, Leinster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

On behalf of our client, a global healthcare leader of in vitro diagnostics based in Longford, we are recruiting for a number of exciting Technical Support Scientist roles.

We are looking to speak with suitably qualified candidates, ideally with a PHD in a Life Science discipline. These positions come with full benefits after probation is completed.

Our client is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. The company’s portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines and serve people in over 160 countries.


  • To provide the necessary technical support to strategic programmes, ensuring plant meets its customer quality, service, regulatory, financial and safety goals.

  • To provide the necessary technical support to the product manufacturing team, ensuring that production targets are attained.

  • Conduct business in a manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws, as well at the Global and Technical standards.

  • To assist in product development/improvement projects.

  • To ensure the smooth transfer of new products from other sites.

  • To complete and document investigations per site procedures.

  • To design and manage process improvement projects and validations.

  • To work in concert with the manufacturing & quality teams to identify, document, investigate and remedy the cause of product non-conformance in compliance with site CA/PA system requirements.

  • To participate in laboratory maintenance programs, for example instrument maintenance and calibrations, waste disposal and ordering of laboratory reagents.

  • To update statistical process control charts and circulate information, highlighting any issues identified.


  • Relevant third level qualification in scientific and/or technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience

  • Two years experience in the development or support of diagnostic assays or relevant post-graduate qualification.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.