Material Scientist

Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Healthcare
Type:
Contract
Location:
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Job ID:
#164948
Recruiter:
Karthik Sundaram

We are looking for a Material Scientist consultant on behalf of one of the largest Healthcare company in Marlborough, MA.  Client is currently hiring a Material Scientist to join Upstream Bioprocess R&D team located in Marlborough, MA.

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will possess knowledge of the physical and chemical behavior of a wide range of polymeric materials and processing techniques. This role will serve as an expert in polymer and materials sciences in a wide range of responsibilities including, but not limited to, performing and developing material characterization methods, determining structure-property relationships, The successful candidate is expected to have hands-on experience with a wide range of characterization tools and understand how the processing of materials can ultimately impact product performance. This position will work in a cross-functional environment and must be able to convey technical information to personnel from Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, and Marketing organizations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides materials characterization support by using techniques such as:
  • Mechanical (Instron, etc.), Chromatography, Microscopy, FTIR, DSC, TGA, Contact Angle
  • Develop characterization test methods for transfer to Quality Control Contribute to preparation of standard operating procedures for analytical assays and instrumentation operation. Support root cause analysis of a wide variety of material and product failures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Polymer Science, Material Science or related field.
  • 2+ years’ work experience in an analytical laboratory or R&D environment.
  • A strong theoretical and practical knowledge of polymer characterization and processing techniques.
  • Hands-on experience performing routine sample analysis, method qualification, and validation. Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills.

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