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Materials Scientist

Company: Becton Dickinson
Location: Franklin Lakes
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Materials Scientist Job Description Summary Job Description Be part of something bigger BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD is a global medical technology company that isadvancing the world of healthby improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care, and support the management of diabetes. BD Medical has an exciting opportunity within the Center of Excellence (COE) in Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS). We are seeking a high-potential individual with advanced skills in material science or polymer chemistry. A background in either sustainable/green materials technologyor formulation design of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are highly desirable skillsets. The candidate is expected to develop new polymer material technologies, support MDS new product development efforts, and tackle complex material and chemical related issues. The successful candidate will: Possess skillsets needed for the advancement of the COE Be innovative thinker Understand polymer architecture resin formulation processing chemical & physical properties Detail oriented Have experience or knowledge in the transfer of technology into design and manufacturing of products. RESPONSIBILITIES The candidate is expected to possess a deep understanding of the linkage between molecular architecture and structure, resin formulation of polymer blends, resin processing, and properties for a broad range of polymer materials, with preference for those with skill sets in either sustainable materials technology or formulation design of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE). The candidate should be able to: Work as an individual contributor in a multidisciplinary team. Define material properties and requirements to meet product requirements. Excellent communication skills both written and oral to effectively communicate with cross-functional team members. Keep abreast of potential new technologies. Leverage existing technologies to advance our core businesses while supporting the development of new products and platforms. Collaborate in the creation, evaluation, and assessment of competitive products, processes, technology, and trends. Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound quality assurance principles. Design, develop, and improve materials related to BD products Implement experimental designs, write protocols and reports, perform data analysis, present out on findings Provide direction to junior engineers and technicians where appropriate. Assist in the transfer of new technologies from R&D to manufacturing Actively seek training to improve skills and teach/promote/reward new learning within the organization Strong fit within BD's core values Highly desirable skills include: Advancement of sustainable materials technology through chemistry development, polymer synthesis, material science, and fostering relationships and collaborations in sustainable material technology space. Formulation, design, and compounding of thermoplastic elastomer technology Applications of polymer or material science in the design and manufacture of medical devices Qualifications Required qualifications: PhD: 0-3 years of post-graduate industrial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience Degree: Chemistry, polymer science, chemical engineering, materials science, or other related degrees Successful track record of on time delivery to project deliverables Desired qualifications: Medical device industry experience desired Experience in environmentally sustainable materials or polymeric based sensor materials Demonstrated understanding of material structure-property relationship Application of statistical and analytical methods of analysis An understanding of design control processes Experience with scale-up and transfer of material technologies to manufacturing Test protocol generation, execution, and reporting Excellent verbal and written communication skills Basic knowledge of project management for new product development Ability to work within multifunctional teams and work cross-functionally. A basic understanding of regulatory and quality processes For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. Why join us? A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life's purpose through the work that they do every day. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program - which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components - is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates. To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/ Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. PDN Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes Additional Locations Work Shift Show More Show Less Apply Save Job PDN-966118ca-6143-432e-9143-e9b7475abcad

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