Environmental Jobs in Ireland

Research Lead

by admin - April 7th, 2021.
Filed under: Agriculture, Full-time, Permanent, Research, Science, Waste Management, Zoology.

Employer: Hexafly
Location: Navan, Co. Meath
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: €15.00 per hour Hexafly is an award-winning bio-tech company which was founded in 2015, The Company uses innovative ways to breed insects on an industrial scale utilizing its own proprietary bio-conversion technology to extract high value protein and oil products.

This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with a new and exciting company!

Monday – Friday role will be from 8am – 4pm or 9am – 5pm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops, designs, and conducts one or more moderately complex research projects or experiments in line with plan, reviews progress and evaluates results
  • Work with team on daily issues and improvements
  • Formulates research methods and suggests options for improving quality, identifies potential problems, recommends and implements solutions, and collaborates in the development of new techniques
  • Conducts analysis of data, interprets and implements research methodology based on outcome of analysis
  • Work with farm team on daily issues
  • Daily meetings with team on key issues
  • Root cause analysis on issues
  • Researching new methods and practices
  • Use knowledge and expertise toward improvements in farm system for black soldier fly larvae growth and feeding
  • Ability to work with team in leadership role (Training will be provided)
  • Maintain the highest standards of quality at all times
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Degree or Higher in Applied Sciences
  • Ability to speak and understand the English language
  • Physically fit, able to work in a manual environment
  • Able to work as a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and can work under pressure
  • Previous
  • Build a good working relationship with other departments within the company

COVID-19 considerations

We are a feed business and have a COVID-19 plan in place.


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