Scientist 1

Job Title: Scientist 1
Duration: 3+ months with possible extension
Location: Norwood-MA
This Scientist 1 position is part of the Point of Care (POC) business unit, reporting into the Integration, Verification, Validation & Improvement of Products (IVIP) team, responsible for performing verification and validation activities for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) instruments and consumables. The team works closely with R&D, Service, Manufacturing, Marketing and Quality to ensure new product releases and design changes impacting existing commercial products are appropriately validated and verified prior to commercialization. 
 The successful candidate will work within a team of R&D scientists and engineers focused on the continuous improvement of both current and new Blood Gas devices and consumables. 
 Participate in product risk assessments and feasibility testing. Develop and execute validation and or verification plans and protocols. Collaborate with Bio-Stats personnel to generate statically justifiable sampling plans. Execute testing, perform data analysis and write technical reports to support product V&V activities originating from design changes and or launch of new products. Conduct routine preventative maintenance of laboratory instrumentation. This candidate must be able to work independently and as a team member to accomplish assigned tasks. Due to the cross functional nature of this position, the candidate must be able to forge strong working relations with a wide range of functions and technical disciplines. 
 Required Skills: 
 Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
 Ability to converse with internal customers to effectively resolve inquiries and concerns. 
 Strong scientific background in related field. 
 Proven track record in solving complex technical issues. 
 Experience in process development and manufacturing is desirable. 
 Excellent quantitative skills and working knowledge of basic statistics. 
 Ability to multi-task and to support multiple project teams. 
 Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. 
 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience: 
 B.Sc in Chemistry, BioMedical Engineering or Biology with a minimum of 2 years of suitable and proven experience or M.S. in related field with minimum of 1 year applicable industry experience in the medical diagnostics field.
Please send me your confirmation that no one else has contacted you for this position apart from APN Team.
Many Thanks
Ali Khan
APN Software Services, Inc.
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560 
Direct: 510.870.8798  | Fax: 510.623.5055 |

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