Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown

Product Development Technician

Job ID: JOB-11547
Product Development Technician

12 month contract

Job Purpose As part of the team, you will carry out development work at the laboratory level and on the production line in the photochromic and polarization areas. You will be responsible for preparing coatings, lenses, coordinating with teammates and others involved to execute test plans. You will work as part of a team to fulfil customers’ sample requests as needed. You are expected to participate in process improvements and troubleshooting with Global Engineering and Operations teams as needed.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Carry out lab-scale mixing of photochromic and other solutions in preparation for trials
  • Prepare lenses and other materials necessary for trials
  • Work with teammates, Operations and those who are involved to run trials on production scale equipment
  • Submit lenses to the R&D Analytical Lab for routine bench measurements and other testing
  • Carry out non-routine or supplemental analytical testing as part of product development
  • Document, interpret and communicate all test results
  • Maintain effective records of work completed

Key Requirements

  • Third level qualification in Science or Engineering, plus at least 4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong team player
  • Good communication
  • Attention to detail with good organization skills
  • Curiosity with an ability to learn
  • Drive for results
  • Building strong work relationships (Interpersonal savvy) – work well with others


  • Green or black belt in six sigma methodology

For further information on this role please contact Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903 /

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Tommy McKeown


Product Development Technician

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown
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