The scientist works in the product testing to support new product development and existing products. Duties encompass execution of testing of bulk and surface polymer properties in support of a variety of vision care projects, gauge improvement and assistance with new gauge development.
Performs experiments in mechanical, surface and permeability techniques of polymers and contact lenses, including sample preparation, measurement as well as associated calculations of results according to established SOPs or protocols.
Applies fundamental level analysis to provide solutions to rudimentary problems arising within the department
Responsible for instrument operation, and maintenance including troubleshooting and advanced functionality assessment.
Maintain good documentation and records for cGxP / OSHA compliance.
Effective collaboration within the team and with cross functional team members
Assists with design and development of new analytical gauges and methods as needed
Key Performance Indicators:
Careful and consistent execution of established tests and developmental methods
Key attention to details
Experience with “micro-manipulation” of small samples highly preferred.
Flexible, open and eager to learn new skills and able to transition quickly and smoothly between diverse test methods and work assignments
Data-driven application of scientific and engineering skills to provide quality data to support the project
Draws independent conclusions from data results.
Accurate interpretation of atypical / out of trend sample and prompt attention to subsequent notification process
Compliance with all regulatory, quality, and safety requirements
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