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What is a Biochemist and what to they do?

By: Claire Wilson and Donagh Fitzgerald. Last Updated: April 2022 What is a Biochemist? Biochemists are typically lab-based professionals who study and explore the chemical processes occurring within living things. They are employed across a wide range of industries and within academia. Many Biochemists are employed [...]

What is a Documentation Specialist?

By: Donagh Fitzgerald and Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 A Documentation Specialist is an individual responsible for the writing, distribution, collection, storage, and maintenance of a company’s documentation. In highly regulated industries, these activities are a requirement for regulatory compliance. Some Companies Might Call This Role… [...]

What is a Manufacturing Engineer?

By: Donagh Fitzgerald and Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 Photo: Sandra Goettisheim, KIT What is a Manufacturing Engineer? A Manufacturing Engineer designs and manages the manufacturing systems for a product. Their main goal is to create the stages of a manufacturing system that turn raw [...]

What is a Process Technician? What do Process Technicians do and how do you become one?

Process Technicians work in continuous flow or process manufacturing and operate equipment, monitor the machinery and document results. Process manufacturing transforms raw materials such as milk, oil or natural gas (using heat, cold, pressure, or a chemical or biochemical agent) into an end product (e.g. butter, beer, cheese, milk formula, drugs, cosmetics, gasoline, paint, etc.) on an industrial scale.

What is a Project Engineer?

By: Donagh Fitzgerald and Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 What is a Project Engineer? A Project Engineer manages technical or engineering projects. They work with stakeholders at all levels, with direct responsibility for budgeting, personnel and project planning and making sure the project is finished [...]

What is a Laboratory Technician?

By: Claire Wilson and Donagh Fitzgerald. Last Updated: April 2022 What is a Laboratory Technician? A Laboratory Technician assists industry scientists with research, testing and conducting experiments. This can involve a number of different technical tasks which can vary greatly between roles. Their work is almost always [...]