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Engineering & Technical

R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 25/10/2018
Job Reference: 98838
Contact Name: Vanessa Lynch
Contact Email:

Job Description

Contact: Vanessa Lynch
Telephone: 0860462367

R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist for their site.

Responsibilities as R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist:
  • Development, validation and implementation of Prototype evaluation tests
  • Improve existing or develop new test methods for a better understanding of wearer needs and perception.
  • Manage relationship with external partners.
  • Coordinate lens + frame supply between R&D teams and external prescription laboratories.
  • Manage wearer recruitments, both internal and external.
  • Maintain strong links with the R&D and Marketing teams.
  • Interpret, document and effectively communicate test results.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of work completed.

Requirements as R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist:
  • BSc (Honours) in Optometry (Level 8)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Ability and prior experience to building Consumer studies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to dealing with customer and understand the needs of an optical customer
  • Knowledge and experience of operating and maintaining edging equipment.
  • An ability to create new test method development.
  • Strong team player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willing to travel internationally (up to 10%).
  • Analytical experience in an R&D Product Development environment.
  • Knowledge of laboratory data management systems.
  • Green or black belt in six sigma methodology

For further information on this R&D Consumer Studies Optometrist role in Galway please contact Vanessa Lynch on 086 0462367 /

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