The BBI Group offers a portfolio of products and services to the diagnostic, healthcare, research, defence and food industries globally. Our mission is to deliver exceptional products and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality of life. Through innovation, partnership, effective delivery and the collaboration of our people, we constantly strive to help set industry standards, engender trust and build our reputation for excellence.
BBI Solutions has served the global diagnostics industry for over 50 years, as a leading developer and manufacturer of raw materials and finished test platforms for the in-vitro diagnostics market.
We currently have an opportunity for a Development Scientist to join us on a fixed-term basis at our Global Headquarters in Crumlin.
The salary offered for this role is competitive and makes up part of BBI’s attractive benefits package, which includes:
5% Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance (4x Annual Salary)
Private Health Care Scheme (Including Access to Digital GP, Physiotherapy, Stress Helpline)
Global Employee Wellbeing Programme
Generous Annual Leave Package
Cycle to Work Scheme
Refer A Friend Scheme
Free Onsite Parking (Including Electric Charging Points)
On Site Cafeteria (Including Free Tea and Coffee Facilities)
As a Development Scientist you will be responsible for completing planned laboratory work for projects within the R&D team. The Development Scientist is expected to complete and write up experiments accurately utilizing approved formats. The role will also involve analysis and presentation of all results using excel and power point for review and discussion by the project team.
Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to;
Complete Laboratory work to BBI quality and health and safety requirements.
Complete experimental write ups to QMS requirements and work with appropriate colleagues to review and approve in a timely manner.
Review of other scientists/senior scientists experimental write ups to achieve consistent quality and meet all QMS requirements.
Complete Timesheets accurately and in timely fashion.
Awareness of targeted chargeable hours and communication of any issues/changes to Project Manager.
Preparation of project reports and completion of any required customer communication for review as required.
Attend customer meetings.
Independent and accurate completion of planned laboratory work with the ability to plan experiments with appropriate controls
Work with project team to help in the design, execution and data analysis of experimental work.
Presentation of work using excel and/or power point to Project Team and Customer where appropriate.
Ensure day to day maintenance of a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the Laboratory and other working areas.
Ensure clear and timely communication with all required personnel.
Help supervise new starters if appropriate.
General laboratory duties including support and maintenance of equipment.
As the Development Scientist you will be expected to have significant experience of working within a laboratory environment and be familiar with GLP and working within QMS.
Effective communication skills are key, both within the team and also with internal and external customers. It is paramount that you can work independently, accurately and plan experiments with appropriate controls.
You will hold a science-based degree and have a good working knowledge in the application of statistical methods (both analytical and descriptive). A knowledge of immunology and analytical techniques such as ELISA would be an advantage.
If you are an internal employee applying for this vacancy you and your manager are required to complete an internal transfer form. This needs to be completed in full and attached to your application along with your CV and cover letter.
Development Scientist (Fixed Term)