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Technical Support Scientist

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 21107

Our client, a leading global healthcare company in Sligo, is seeking to recruit a Technical Support Scientist on an initial 12 month contract.

We are looking to speak with suitably qualified candidates, ideally with a PhD in a Life Science discipline or a Masters with 2 years relevant industry experience. 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.


  • We are open to considering candidates with a minimum of a Masters and 2 years relevant industry experience or PhD graduates. We are open to candidates with a higher level of experience also who may suit more Senior level Scientist positions.

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

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Colin Byrne.

(071) 9140255