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Principal R&D Scientist (Micro)

Vacancy Title: Principal R&D Scientist (Micro)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Deeside
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus
Start Date: 2024-03-28
REF: J91978233
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 22 days ago

Vacancy Description

Role - Principal R&D Scientist (Micro)
Location - Deeside long-term, but initially Liverpool
Salary - Competitive plus bonus
Russell Taylor group have an exciting opportunity for a Principal IVD scientist to work for a rapidly expanding medical device company. Our client is ideally looking for an experienced microbiologist who holds IVD related experience within an ISO 13485 or ISO 17025 setting.

The Role
• Use specialised technical knowledge and skills to implement company research strategies to lead the development and design of products and services.
• Lead, train and mentor a team of scientists and technicians whilst comfortably working under time pressure.
• Utilise scientific networks to establish collaborative opportunities with academic and industry experts.
• Provide advice to help improvement of existing products.
• Work to European IVD Medical Device regulations.
• Identify new areas of research and development opportunities.
• Review complex technical projects and prepare written reports and documents.
• Working with other areas of the business to drive company improvement.
• Ensuring innovation and scientific challenges are maximised.
• Representing the company to perspective clients and collaborators and present ideas for review meetings and presentations.
• Support quality and regulatory functions.
• Attend external conferences and collaborate with key experts of the field.

The Person
• Educated to high degree level (ideally MSc or PhD)
• Significant experience as a Microbiologist with IVD experience.
• Experience of microbiological techniques
• Experience leading a team to success and mentoring junior staff members.
• Understanding of IVD medical device regulations.
• Experience working in a clinical microbiology laboratory would be ideal.
• Previous experience working to ISO 13485.

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