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Senior Medical Device Development Scientist

Kelly Services
Atlanta, GA 30326
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a direct hire opportunity to work as a **Senior Medical Device Development Scientist located in Brookhaven, GA.**

**Shift: 1st, M-F**

**Job Details:**


The client is an established global leader in one-of-a-kind solutions for the healthcare, consumer, and industrial markets. Our mission is to make the world Safer, Healthier, and More Productive. We have a unique non-corporate culture that values a Bias for Action, Trust and an Entrepreneurial mindset. We value our team members and place a strong focus on their development through a robust talent management program. We run towards problems and opportunities to drive business results. If this sounds like a company that shares your values, then we may have an opportunity for you.

We are seeking a **Senior Device Development Scientist** to join one of our fastest growing business segments, (PLSI), a Medical Device Manufacturer who is focused on developing medical devices for various applications.

**Key Deliverables**

+ Responsible for the execution of R&D projects, from concept to finish, by utilizing scientific and engineering principles

+ Support identifying and developing new technologies to advance the capabilities of PLSI products.

+ Interface with various stakeholders including customers and PLSI team members across multiple functions (Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Quality, Operations, etc..).

+ Help develop the strategic roadmap for device functionality and be responsible to develop and execute testing to validate relevant marketing claims to support device commercialization.

+ Liaise with and develop partnerships with outside testing facilities, universities, and interested collaborators to advance the fundamental science associated with the device.

This role will rely heavily on world-class analytical capabilities and business acumen coupled with an ability to quickly develop and help implement identified improvement opportunities. We expect this role to have a continuous improvement mindset and to help drive this culture throughout the organization.

**Key Attributes**

The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver with an intellectual curiosity coupled with a strong desire for on-going learning and development. **They will possess a masters or doctoral degree in Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Engineering, with 3+ years experience in industry in medical device development and/or clinical laboratory.**

They will also be capable of quickly establishing credibility, influencing decision makers, and persuading professionals at all levels. A key attribute will be an organizational development expert who transforms strategy into operational goals and objectives, achieves desired outcomes, and effectively leads people through change. Candidates should be able to highlight their IMPACT as a leader throughout their organization(s) and able to thrive in a fast-paced and result- oriented environment.

**Additional Deliverables:**

+ Help create project plans and develop milestones based on customer needs and problems to solve.

+ Design and conduct experiments, analyze and present data, create project reports and presentations for executive updates.

+ Design and conduct experiments to validate claims in support of marketing efforts.

+ Provide input into claim development based on scientific knowledge and independent research.

+ Provide input into technical roadmap based on scientific knowledge and independent research.

+ Provide technical support to commercial team before, during, and after customer conversations.

+ Complete independent research to support development or integration of new device capabilities.

+ Design and conduct experiments to support development of new device capabilities.

+ Manage and mentor R&D Co-ops.

+ Publish technical bulletins and white papers within the organization and at external forums.

+ Travel based on project needs ~ 5%

+ Other duties as assigned.

**Core Competencies**

+ Proactive, with a demonstrated ability to lead, and relishes working with limited direction and oversight.

+ Must have strong interpersonal skills including interacting with hourly manufacturing associates, customers, and suppliers.

+ Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment working across function and business units.

+ Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

+ Strong analytical abilities and critical thinking skills; strengths in problem solving and root cause analysis.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

**Education and Experience**

+ Masters or Doctoral degree in Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Engineering.

+ 3+ years in Industry in medical device development and/or clinical laboratory.

+ Previous experience as Lab Manager and Lab and/or Engineering R&D role strongly preferred.

+ Well versed in basic principles for product design & prototyping using Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, and/or Bioengineering principles.

+ Knowledge of coating, surface modification and analysis.

+ Knowledge of techniques such as FTIR, NMR, DSC, SEM, HPLC, XPS and other analytical tools.

+ Knowledge of molecular biology instrumentation and protocols such as LAMP, PCR, Genetic Sequencing, etc.

+ Knowledge of statistical software such as MiniTab preferred.

+ Knowledge of project-based material/product development, ability to work as a project leader/facilitator.

+ Preferred knowledge and understanding of Innovation Processes from Ideation to Project execution.

+ Preferred experience working with Sales/marketing to capture value proposition & customer requirements.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-11-03 Expires: 2021-12-04

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