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Senior Scientist

As an integral part of Werfen, a global healthcare company dedicated to delivering the highest quality in vitro diagnostic products, IL is supported by significant resources, outstanding scientific expertise and a tremendous knowledge base.  IL is headquartered in Bedford, MA, USA.   Position Summary: Fully competent in one or more scientific/technical areas. Plans and conducts scientific assignments requiring mastery of specialized techniques. Responsibilities Key Accountabilities:  Applies scientific method and experimental design in problem solving. Uses scientific expertise to provide solutions to a broad range of difficult problems. Solutions are original, thorough and practical. Frequently communicates progress status to supervisor.  Performs complicated or demanding assignments requiring specialized knowledge. May offer solutions that are creative and/or inventive.  Defines short and mid-term objectives and implements plan to accomplish objectives.  May direct the work of other personnel.  Maintains accurate, precise, and legible laboratory notebooks. Frequently communicates status updates across the organization. Maintains good documentation. Writes reports and technical summaries. May represent company to outside organizations.  Continually broadens professional expertise through comprehensive knowledge of scientific literature and competitive products.  Handles broad assignments and objectives under minimum supervision. Accomplishes short-term objectives.  Performs other related duties as assigned   Budget managed (if applicable): N/A   Internal Networking/Key relationships: To be determined based on department needs   Skills & Capabilities: Must demonstrate the ability to perform all duties and responsibilities at the Scientist II level Functional/technical skills Assay development experience in Hemostasis or blood related IVD field preferred. Prior experience in industrial laboratory setting required and experience with coagulation reagents and instrumentation a plus. Thorough knowledge of design control processes and familiarity with GMP required. The focus of the position will be to update documents in current product Design Files to meet the current regulatory standards. The candidate must have the technical capacity to analyze data and write clear and concise reports and documents that are compliant with current company procedures. Computer proficiency including MS Office programs required. Able to work independently on the project with moderate guidance. The successful candidate will be well organized, able to handle large data sets, and communicate results, problems, and progress to the supervisor, and within the group as required. Qualifications Min Knowledge & Experiencerequired for the position: Duties require broad use and application of scientific principles, theories and concepts in field of expertise. This may be acquired through completion of a Ph.D. degree in a scientific discipline, or equivalent. A minimum of a BS Degree with 6+ years of assay development experience is required.  An Advanced Degree is preferred. Professional experience is preferred.   International Mobility: Required: no   Travel requirements:  <5% of time ID 2018-2091
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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