Technical Operations Scientist - 12 month FTC in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

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Job ID: BEC014502

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
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Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Title:                                                   Technical Operations Scientist (12 month FTC)
Career Band:                                      P2
Department:                                       Technical Operations
Location:                                             Clare                                     
Reporting to:                                      Senior Manager Manufacturing Sciences                                                  
Role Overview:
The successful candidate will be part of the Technical Operations team based in Clare, Ireland. The Technical Operations Scientist will work closely with a global cross functional teams to support and introduce new products that meet the expectations of our customers and our global support organisations.
The successful candidate will perform a critical role ensuring supply of safe, reliable and effective diagnostic products to our customer, compliance of the product to product design, transferring knowledge of new or current product design elements from sister sites into the Clare manufacturing facility.
They would be involved in establishing and maintaining technical documentation required by operations to support technical transfer of manufacturing activities into production; including Item Master Files, Bills of Materials, SOPS, Validation Reports, Engineering Change Controls, Risk Documentation and Design History Files.
To be successful in this position the candidate must demonstrate the following:
  • Scientific background one of more of the following disciplines:
    • Biochemistry/Clinical Chemistry
    • Immunology
    • In Vitro Diagnostics.
    • Virology/Infectious Diseases
    • Bioconjugation
  • Proven Troubleshooting ability.
  • Ability to leverage critical thinking skills to solve complex challenges
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to teach system concepts to a broad audience
  • Active listening skills
  • Objectivity when analyzing situations
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

Job Requirements


Education and Experience Requirements:
Third level qualification or higher in a Science discipline.
5+ years’ experience in the In Vitro Diagnostics/Medical Device Industry.
A good understanding of cGMP and ISO/FDA requirements is beneficial.
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