Science Development Chemist (R&D) - Laboratory Jobs
Bench Scientist, Scientific, Life Scientist , Research And Development

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Covering the following locations: Llandrindod Wells, Llandudno, Shrewsbury

A new exciting opportunity has come up as a Development Chemist (R&D)

Experience needed: Preferably 3 years' experience in product development, R&D or research environment. Experience of formulation chemistry. Previous Project Management experience would be favourable.

Job Purpose & Objectives:

- Research and Development of novel reagents used in the diagnosis of cancer
- Re-formulation of existing products to improve performance, reduce cost or satisfy regulatory requirements
- To plan and lead project teams through the successful execution of an R&D project
- Enable cost-effective and efficient implementation of company R&D projects through the use of sound project management tools and techniques
- To assist the Operations Team with product design changes and manufacturing cost improvement initiatives
- When required to assist Operations Team to resolve product quality or manufacturing process issues
- Facilitate transfer of R&D product design to Operations and Commercial teams prior to launch

Job Responsibilities and Major Tasks:

Chemical Formulation:

- When required, to assist Operations Team in process improvement
- To assist the Operations Team with product design changes and manufacturing cost improvement initiatives
- When required, to assist the Operations Team to work with potential suppliers to design and propose more effective and efficient processes for the production of new and existing products
- Ensure process validation is carried out as required by external protocols and company procedures
- Work with Quality, Product Management and Regulatory departments to collate and complete FMEAs, MSDS and IFUs

Project Management:

- Define and lead the project team
- Clear communication and maintain profile of project
- Report on progress and flag roadblocks to R&D Director and Senior management
- Closeout projects with lessons learned activity

Product Development:

- Work with other departments to enable product compliance with ISO13485:2016 and applicable directives
- Implement and maintain Toll Gate design & development processes
- Develop product requirement specifications in accordance with customer needs and product concepts
- Design of concepts/ formulations and final design formulations for diagnostic reagents
- Work with Applications Manager and customers to carry out Verification and Validation testing of reagents in development
- Enable new product release to market through team oriented-project management to ensure efficiency and effectiveness

Continuous Improvement:

- Work with other departments to enable process and product improvement
- When required, to assist Operations Team/ Product Management with risk assessment activities, both for products and processes, to enable prevention and correction of potential/actual failures via FMEA tools

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