• Senior Technical Support Scientist Jobs in Ireland - 23788863

  • Abbott India Ltd
  • Ireland
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  • 4 - 6 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

About Abbott

At Abbott, were committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health For more than 125 years, weve brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946

We currently have a vacancy for a permanent role Senior Technical Support Scientist, and this role will involve the following

Department Function/Objective

To ensure the plant meets its customer quality, service, regulatory, financial and safety goals through effective technical support of DRO and BRO products

Primary function

Independently manage complex, long-duration projects, product improvements and investigations Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational, process, or product improvements Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational, process, or product improvements
Applies specialized knowledge of product or process design, standardization, performance anchors and modes of control to create and review risk management files Maintains detailed knowledge and understanding of product or process design

Environmental Health & Safety

To ensure Environmental health & Safety standards are met and all EHS regulations and procedures are adhered to Foster an awareness of Environmental Health & Safety in the plant and promote a culture of continuous improvement


The position reports to the relevant TPD Team Leader, TPD Manager, Technical Operations Manager, Programme Team Leader/Project Manager or Strategic Projects Manager as required

Supervisory/Management Responsibility

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management Independently design, manage, and conduct complex long duration projects, product improvements, and investigations (or supports Third Party Manufacturing projects)
Product and Process Improvements Independently manage complex long duration projects, product improvements, and investigations Recognizes opportunities and proposes novel ideas for significant operational, process
or product improvements Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational, process or product improvements Perform or support test and process method modifications, considering CQAs, critical process parameters and analytical performance characteristics Identify technical alternatives and make risk-based decisions within the area Use technical data that interacts with multiple areas and processes Provides diverse, independent technical data and insight to support risk management evaluation and assessment
Design control and risk management Effectively balances compliancerisk and business risk to create and review risk management files
Complaint and internal investigations Independently manages complex investigations to resolution Demonstrates advanced statistical techniques, MAIC and or project management tools Provides audit inputs and support
as required
Technical Support Assist in resolution of multiple complex technical and quality issues across ADD Sites, TPMs and or functions (instrument; reagents; software and commodities) Anticipate, recognize and resolve
technical issues
Sharing Knowledge Presents complex technical information to internal and external groups Shares scientific information and expertise with customers and regulatory agencies Experience mentoring and teaching
others to facilitate timely resolution of product and process technical issues
Strategic and Results Orientation Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through actionable recommendations and accomplishments Translates toplevel goals to specific goals and aligns activities with respective strategic
business priorities
EHS Complete all activities in a safe manner ensuring that any potential safety issues and areas for improvement are highlighted to Manager Ensure Environmental procedures eg recycling, waste minimization are adhered to and improvements made where possible

Leadership Activities
Provides scientific and technical leadership and direction to project teams or other cross-functional teams to meet established timelines and departmental goals and objectives
Independently manages internal or external product investigations and related CAPA activities

Interpersonal Skills
Ability to work with all levels of management
Effectively communicates with project team and other site personnel
High level of interaction with other Abbott sites; some interaction at corporate level as well as with external customers and agencies

Higher Certificate, Ordinary or Honors Bachelor degree in scientific and technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience
4-6 years related work experience Advanced degree preferred (Advanced degree(s) may offset required years of experience)
Problem solving
Receives infrequent direction; and provides work directions for other technical personnel


The position impacts on plant and technical operations, as well as manufacturing and financial exposure of decisions
Scope of Authority
Has set targets and goals to achieve which are reviewed on weekly/monthly basis
Receives infrequent direction; may provide work directions for other technical personnel
Definitions / Abbreviations
EHS Environmental Health and Safety
TPM Third party Manufacturers

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Apr 2020

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