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Device Development Lab Technician
Ref No.: 17-14798
Location: South San Francisco, California
Job Title: Lab Technician
Job Company: Major BioPharma
Job Dept: Device Development
Job Category: Engineering / Design Support
Job Location: SSF, CA 94080  (Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of South San Francisco, California are encouraged to apply.)

Job Duration: 1 year contract
Job Schedule:
Position is Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. 

Job Description:
Device Development Lab Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
  • Support new product design, development and implementation of delivery devices and Client injection tools/aids for biologic therapeutics. Primary technologies include auto-injectors, patch infusers/pumps, and needle stick prevention devices utilizing pre-filled syringes and cartridges.
  • Execution of mechanical and analytical testing to support the selection, design verification, commercialization and marketing of various medical device designs. This will include the execution of routine and ongoing R&D stability testing, design verification testing, complaint investigations and test requests.
  • Work with design engineers and the medical device development laboratory manager to identify, develop, implement, qualify and validate new test methods and procedures.
Desired Skills:
The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Team oriented, dependable, self-starter. Strong computer and scientific skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to changing work flows, procedures, and projects.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech or Medical Device industry with direct experience in executing physical and repetitive test methods (e.g. using Instron tensile testing instrument).
  • Experience in an R&D and regulated (cGMP or QSR) environment including current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP) and notebook data recording/reporting practices.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability/flexibility and having a positive attitude.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, attention to detail, maintain accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in a physical, chemical or biological science, or other related degree concentration, with a minimum of 2 years of related experience.