Product Development Engineer, Cook Medical
Alison joined Cook Medical after working with Roche and Boston Scientific’s R&D departments. She manages research and development projects for Cook Medical’s endoscopy business unit, from the design to manufacture of a commercial product. She has a BSc in Chemistry and a Masters and PhD in Biochemical Engineering.
Business HR Manager, Abbott Diabetes Care, Donegal
Paul has been with Abbott for 15 years, starting in Manufacturing, and moving over time into Training, EHS and then Human Resources (HR). Abbott Diabetes Care was established in 2006 in Donegal Town. With his HR background, Paul can give an insight into what companies like Abbott are looking for from graduates with science, quality and engineering qualifications, and the skill-sets required.
Chief Technology Officer, Vitalograph
Software is increasingly a major component of medical devices, and John is responsible for Vitalograph’s software departments and products. “I spend a lot of time reviewing software technologies and platforms – including many new fun platforms by Apple, Android etc – to help decide what direction our future software products should take.”
Principal Consultant in the Science, Engineering and Supply Chain team, Cpl
Jenny has been with Cpl’s technical recruitment team for six years, focusing on recruitment for the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology industries. She recruits for temporary and contract staff for some of the largest multinationals in the country, and has a BA in Human Resources and a H Dip in E-Business.
Sarah Jane Lye
Design Services group, Creganna-Tactx Medical
Sarah Jane designs, develops and assists in the manufacturing of the next generation of medical devices to improve patients’ lives. She joined Creganna-Tactx Medical from Boston Scientific, after completing a BSc Degree in Pharmaceutical & Forensic Analysis.