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R&D Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01014
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Title: R&D Engineer
Location: Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Duration : 12 Months Contract


Job Description:
Responsibilities:
Work independently and/or cross-functionally to map formulation – material property relationships Provide technical support in characterization of material properties – mechanical, rheological, and surface
Communication of results in both written and oral formats, including the maintenance of project documentation that meets regulatory requirements
Must Have at least 2 years' experience using Polymer Characterization.
Candidate must have Mechanical Instron Testing experience.

Qualifications:
BS. in Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering or Polymer Science/Engineering preferred.
Direct experience working with polymers
Knowledgeable in the area of polymer structure processing property relationships
Demonstrated knowledge of physical property testing and polymer characterization techniques Experience with polymeric product manufacturing processes preferred
Experience working in cross-functional product development teams, in the area of medical devices is preferred
Technical writing experience required
Prior experience working in medical device field or regulated industry a plus
Capable of making practical assumptions with engineering justifications, where needed
Experience with collecting and recording data, interpreting data and writing technical reports in a manner consistent with QSR, ISO, and GMP guidelines
Experience with laboratory testing and equipment, such as Instrons
Experience in delivering on-time to an existing project plan
Ability to evaluate and summarize test results in written reports, including observations and discussion on findings and present results to team members orally and in writing
Experience with statistical analysis and methods within Minitab and Microsoft Excel
Hands on-experience operating and programming of material test equipment
Self-initiator, results driven, and action- and detail-oriented
Experience with working in a product/design qualification/testing lab within R&D that supports development of medical device products
Demonstrated experience with all phases of the Design Control process in the context of FDA regulation and understanding of disciplined product development processes, regulatory and quality requirements for medical products
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and influencing skills
Strong technical judgment and problem solving skills


Job Description:
Responsibilities:
  • Work independently and/or cross-functionally to map formulation – material property relationships Provide technical support in characterization of material properties – mechanical, rheological, and surface
  • Communication of results in both written and oral formats, including the maintenance of project documentation that meets regulatory requirements
  • Must Have at least 2 years' experience using Polymer Characterization.
  • Candidate must have Mechanical Instron Testing experience.

Qualifications:
  • BS. in Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering or Polymer Science/Engineering preferred.
  • Direct experience working with polymers
  • Knowledgeable in the area of polymer structure processing property relationships
  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical property testing and polymer characterization techniques Experience with polymeric product manufacturing processes preferred
  • Experience working in cross-functional product development teams, in the area of medical devices is preferred
  • Technical writing experience required
  • Prior experience working in medical device field or regulated industry a plus
  • Capable of making practical assumptions with engineering justifications, where needed
  • Experience with collecting and recording data, interpreting data and writing technical reports in a manner consistent with QSR, ISO, and GMP guidelines
  • Experience with laboratory testing and equipment, such as Instrons
  • Experience in delivering on-time to an existing project plan
  • Ability to evaluate and summarize test results in written reports, including observations and discussion on findings and present results to team members orally and in writing
  • Experience with statistical analysis and methods within Minitab and Microsoft Excel
  • Hands on-experience operating and programming of material test equipment
  • Self-initiator, results driven, and action- and detail-oriented
  • Experience with working in a product/design qualification/testing lab within R&D that supports development of medical device products
  • Demonstrated experience with all phases of the Design Control process in the context of FDA regulation and understanding of disciplined product development processes, regulatory and quality requirements for medical products
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and influencing skills
  • Strong technical judgment and problem solving skills