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Project Leader - Materials & Surface Technology

Location: Cork
Experience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary:Not Disclosed
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May be suitable for: Project Lead

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning medical device organization based in Cork. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


  • Functional direction and management of materials engineering teams for Global Orthopaedics (Coatings, BioMaterials)
  • Partner with product management and R&D teams to integrate materials engineering solutions and technologies into NPI and DfM programs
  • Responsible for performance and delivery of this Function to the senior VP’s across Joints, DACH, ASPAC and the US in terms of performance and delivery to metrics
  • Enable global End to End innovation and standardisation through the development
  • Direct and Lead Coatings and Biomaterials Technology Teams and all dedicated staff
  • Facilitate global innovation, leverage and standardisation in the Materials Coating and Biomaterials space
  • Lead and Direct the front-end R&D activity for materials related activities in collaboration with the OTD leader for GO.
  • Promote a quality-focused culture within the materials team, ensuring adherence to cGMP’s and Quality Systems as defined in the Quality Manual
Education & Experience

• Minimum 7 years Materials Science Management experience in a senior Operations / Engineering Management role within a multinational
• Significant experience in a Global Matrixed Management Role within Life Sciences
• Experience in Technical Platform Development Strategies in Advanced Materials Processes
• Ph.D. & Degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Engineering or a related discipline
• Previous portfolio & people management expertise developing and implementing processes for new products on a global scale.


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