Product Development Scientist

We have an exciting opportunity with an innovative Scottish SME that provides contract design, development and manufacturing services to medical device OEM's. The business is going through a period of growth and having recently expanded their new facility to increase their in-house capabilities, are on track to double in size within the next 12 months.

 

They are seeking a Product Development Scientist to join their tight-knit team and play an active role in the company's development. This role will bring hands-on, technical expertise to the business and use laboratory techniques to formulate customer solutions.

 

This will be a varied scientific engineeringrole day-to-day, involving customer interaction, project management, product and process design and development. The successful incumbent will be a crucial sounding board to the company on the capabilities and limitations of the business when scoping potential customer projects.

Due to the size of the business, this is a role for an individual who will thrive in a start-up environment and who will be an active contributor to its growth and therefore will benefit from exposure and wide responsibility.

 

 Key Responsibilities

You will: -

  • Build reagents / formulate customer solutions to their requirements
  • Manage all on-site chemicals / reagents
  • Develop product and process technical documents to successfully introduce new products into manufacturing
  • Communicate effectively with sub-contractors, suppliers and customers
  • Provide scientific input into product and process designs ensuring optimal performance and client satisfaction

 

Technical Skills

You will: -

  • Be competent using laboratory equipment
  • Be competent using test apparatus
  • Understand Good Manufacturing and Good Laboratory Practices (GxP)
  • The ideal candidate will also understand diagnostics and have experience with ISO 13485.

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