- Project management
- Product development
- Communication skills
Conduct and coordinate research related to the design, development, testing, and production of polymeric systems. The ability to inspire and support cross-functional teams and effectively manage multiple projects
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Hands on development of new products and processes with a polymeric emphasis
Guide extrusion and related fluoropolymer and biomaterial processing activities
Plan and coordinate projects within time and monetary constraints.
Prepare in-house memos, reports, and other materials as needed.
Compile information and prepare reports as requested.
Conduct statistical analysis of processes, reactions and properties
Hands-on involvement in product developments and continuous improvements
Assure compliance with current good manufacturing and laboratory practices (cGMP, GLP).
Assure compliance with quality system and other regulatory standards throughout all phases of research and development
Other job related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Master's Degree in Engineering, Polymer Science preferred, or closely related discipline with 5 years of experience in a Research environment with proven accomplishments.
Must function well within a team oriented organizational environment
Ability to work independently and delegate work to others.
Able to prioritize and understand the importance of deadlines.
Good data recording ability.
Strong math skills and ability to perform calculations as needed.
Must be very detail-oriented and appreciate the value of accuracy.
Ability to deal effectively with time pressures, stress, and changing demands of job on a regular basis.
Ability to handle highly confidential business information.
Hands on experience with polymer related product development
Statistical Design and analysis of experiments implementation
Strong process documentation skills
Process optimization experience
Tooling, screw and machine design skills a plus
Strong project management skills
Possess strong troubleshooting skills
In-depth background in process and extrusion development
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Strong computer skills in MS Office
Disclaimer Statement: Job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities required, but a description of the job's most important elements. Nothing in this description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.