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Naturalist?

Naturalist

Not surprisingly, some aspect of the natural sciences will run through the Naturalist's interests - from ecological awareness to nutrition and health. People with an interest in horticulture, land usage and farming (including fish) are Naturalists.

Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results and prefer action to talking and discussing.

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Laura Finnegan, Process Development Engineer
Engineering & Manufacturing

Laura Finnegan, Process Development Engineer

Laura Finnegan is a Process Development Engineer. She studied a Bsc Hons in Chemistry from UCD and an Msc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering from Imperial College London. 

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Who are the people who most influenced your career direction?

Innovation and improving the quality of lives. 

Describe a typical day?

Generally, my days consists of attending meetings, collaboration with other team members or cross functional teams, working closely with Quality and EHS teams for approval and guidance on ongoing projects, providing support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures. Data tracking, analysis and presenting current work. 

What are the main tasks and responsibilities?

Organisational skills are important to keep track of fast moving projects. Good communication skills are also essential to ensure smooth running of projects and to build relationships across multi-functional teams. 

What are the main challenges?

Working in a fast-paced environment can also be challenging at times. It is an environment that demands high productivity at high standards. 

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