Research Scientist I

Job Title:
Research Scientist I
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Job Description:
Overview About B. Braun B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®. Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit Responsibilities Position Summary: This position shall be part of the Quality Department and work cross functionally with various departments. The incumbent shall participate in idea generation, screening, and proof-of-concept activities for building a robust pharmaceutical product portfolio. This is a laboratory based position, and the incumbent shall be responsible for designing & executing experimental protocols for assessing the technical feasibility of the conceptualized product. The focus areas include Injectable drugs (generic & 505b2), Duplex® systems, Parenteral nutrition, and Product enabling formulation and drug delivery technologies (solubilized systems, lyophilization, drug-device combinations, etc.). Responsibilities: Essential Duties • Plans, organizes, and conducts experiments and research activities. • Builds and tests new designs, formulations, materials, or systems for compliance with quality and/or performance standards • Processes and analyzes results and data. • Collaborates with Senior/Principal Scientists and/or management to apply the results of research and develop new techniques. The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time. Expertise: Knowledge & Skills • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles, and concepts and integrates them to propose course of action. • Knowledge of USP, EP, cGMP/GLP, FDA CFR & ICH regulations and guidelines. • Working knowledge of chemical theories, concepts, test methods and instrumental methods. • Analytical and research skills • Strong communication (written and verbal), attention to detail and organizational skills • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers. • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience. • Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor, peers and subordinates. • Analytical Methodologies and Validation Experience Preferred.
Skill Requirements:
Qualifications Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required: • Master's degree required or equivalent combination of Bachelor's degree and directly relevant experience and certifications. • 6-8 years related experience • Applicable industry certification preferred Desired: • N/A While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. Apply Here: PI125894308

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