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Bioprinting Engineer/Scientist

  • Job reference: 925949
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 12/06/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Bio-printing Engineer/Scientist for our multinational medical devices client based in the Cork area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose:
The Bio-printing Engineer/Scientist will be an integral part of a project team who will work on 3D Bio-printing projects at a collaborative University based Bio-printing Lab. On a daily basis they will work as part of the 3D Printing CoE team and will interact with academic researchers and the clients' staff to work on targeted bio-printing projects. They will support and facilitate activities including procurement, protocol development and optimisation, cell and tissue culture. They will research, develop and implement new technologies to develop the bio-printing capability within the organization. They will assist with the implementation and operation of the clients' Bio-printing Lab and investigate new materials and equipment.


Main Responsibilities of the role:

  • Assist with bio-printing activities while aligning to an integrated product and process development cycle
  • Deliver results by preparation and project management of activities
  • Deliver results in implementing and operation of the bio-printing lab
  • Support business key metrics with development of bio-printing capabilities and introduction of new technology
  • Demonstrate competence in bio-printing and associated technologies
  • Consult, facilitate, and support bio-printing projects and activities in the 3D CoE as well as with partners and collaborations
  • Identify and initiate new bio-printing opportunities or associated technologies
  • Assist with specific bio-printing projects in the collaborative research lab
  • Support the daily operations within the Bio-printing lab
  • Manage partner collaborations, technology development, and project execution
  • Collaborate with Trinity staff and researchers to develop protocols
  • Contribute towards purchasing activities within the Bio-printing lab

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Materials/Biomedical Engineering/Pharmacy/Medicine or a related discipline
  • Experience in bio-printing, biomaterials, or related field
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in a similarly regulated environment
  • Knowledge of bio-printing associated technologies (cell culture, tissue culture, biomechanical testing, etc…)
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects
  • Self-motivated, with focus on quality, delivery and cost
  • Ability to work independently in a global environment
  • Able to effectively communicate at a variety of technical and management levels
  • Previous experience in bio-printing associated technologies
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical area
  • Experience in pharma, medical device, or equivalent regulated environment
  • Certified Project Management qualifications
  • Proven track record of raw materials qualifications

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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