Data Scientist Pipeline

abbott    Kilkenny, -, Ireland    2024-04-04

Job posting number: #98291 (Ref:31084155)

Job Description



Have you ever wanted to make a difference?

At Abbott, you will play a crucial role to help people live more fully at all stages of their lives. Abbott is a global healthcare leader and our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional products and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues have a daily impact on the life of people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs over 5,000 people across nine sites. We currently have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott also has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been making a difference in the lives of Irish people since 1946.

Diabetes Care Kilkenny

Our new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, opening in 2024, reflects the growing demand for Abbott's global Diabetes Care products. The facility will be a centre for world-class engineering, quality, medical device manufacturing, and other science-based professionals to produce life-changing technologies that enable people with diabetes to live the best and fullest lives they can. At Abbott in Kilkenny, you can shape your career as you help shape the future of healthcareJOB IS FROM: italents.netVIEW

This is how you can make a difference at Abbott:

We currently have a requirement for a Data Scientist to join our New Abbott Diabetes Care Kilkenny site. The following is required for this role:

***Please note we are building a talent pipeline for a Data Scientist position due to start in late 2024**

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide real time data analysis support to manufacturing in terms of process adjustments, material performance, investigations, programming and yield analysis.

  • Ability to independently data mine multiple large, complex data sets to answer specific research / investigation questions. Curiosity to dig deeper and access other documentation sources to understand the data.

  • The ability to strategically interpret statistical findings into a business significant context.

  • Develop and lead projects focused on enhancing statistical methodologies. This includes providing input to the site data strategy and ensure delivery of the strategy

  • Provides consulting on data analysis and statistical tools in support of trend analysis, root cause analysis, failure investigation, risk assessment, data management and data visualization to junior analysts and engineers.

  • Develop automated solutions that address specific analytical objectives and facilitate report generation and distribution of analyses.

  • Highly effective in presenting and communicating statistical results to lay audiences is required.

  • Liaise with key business stakeholders; QA, Manufacturing, Engineering, R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Purchasing to ensure timely completion of activities.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative field (i.e. Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics etc.) preferred. Will consider relevant industry experience.

  • Ability to develop custom sampling plans and sample size calculations for production and validation activities.

  • Proficient in JMP / SAS statistical software (statistical analysis and programming) preferred but not essential. Training will be provided.

  • Experience with relational databases (for example: Oracle Databases, MySQL, Microsoft Access, etc.) is desirable.

  • An understanding of probability, statistical process control, hypothesis testing, non-parametric statistics, time series analysis, linear and logistic regression etc.

What we Offer

Attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay, as well as benefits such as

  • Family health insurance,

  • Excellent pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Career Development

  • Fantastic new facility

  • Growing business plus access to many more benefits.

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Abbott is an equal opportunities employer.


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Employer Info

Job posting number:#98291 (Ref:31084155)
Application Deadline:2024-05-04
Employer Location:Abbott
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