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Manager, R&D Applications

Position Description. Leads an R&D team through a new cytometry product development process.  Becomes a part of the leadership team for the BDB, Ireland site.  Provides technical guidance to write new protocols and SOPs for product applications and testing through very early product development.  Works closely with hardware, systems and software engineering teams.  Manages relationships and scientific research collaborations with early access users in academia.   Leadership and innovation experience a must. Expectation of working across geographies, diverse locations, will travel 10-20% of the time.

Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a cell biology team, or a closely related discipline, is required. Hands-on experience with standard molecular and cell biology techniques (FACS cytometry analysis and sorting, tissue culture, biomarker discovery, magnetic purification, immunology) is required.  Experience of a Product Development system, developing and launching Life Science products or applications (e.g. measurement/test/automation equipment, molecular biology reagents/assays and consumable products) is required.  Demonstrable ability to lead and motivate highly technical teams, and ability to build strong relationships, especially across scientific and technology functions. Experience of creating R&D work environments where agile product development can flourish.
An M.S. degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology or a closely related discipline is required.  Strong presentation, writing, and communication skills.  Experience writing SOPs, verification and validation protocols, and working within a Product Development or Quality Management System.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience
A Ph.D in Biology, Life Sciences or closely related discipline is preferred.  Experience in Project management, Agile process is a plus.  Advanced analytical, problem solving, conflict resolution, and communication skills.  Strong time management, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Experience with lab automation, data acquisition, and statistical methods is a plus.

Suzie Mulligan
Senior Talent Acquisition Partner - Ireland
Recruiting on behalf of BD
ph: +353 1 202 3445
m:  +353 89 608 0828


Open Date: March 5, 2018
Close Date: May 5, 2018
Location: Limerick, Ireland
Attachment: N/A

Our vision is to advance the impact of cytometry in meeting current and emerging challenges in the life, biomedical, and physical sciences.

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