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R&D Chemist – Carlsbad, CA

If you are looking to become part of a diverse team of high-performing professionals who are transforming the treatment of cardiovascular disease, then CeloNova BioSciences, Inc. is looking for you! We have an opening for an R&D Chemist who is ideally experienced in polymers and medical device coatings. In this position you will be responsible for the design, development, execution and implementation of research and development (R&D) projects in our Carlsbad, California facility. In this position you will play a valuable role in product development from concept design through commercialization and post market support.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain open communication and collaborative relationships with all functional departments (Quality, Manufacturing, Marketing, Operations, Clinical, Regulatory, etc.)
  • Plan, schedule and initiate research and development projects in areas of technical competenc
  • Keep up to date knowledge in areas of responsibility, including customer needs, latest technologies and relevant scientific understanding in the area
  • Manage all aspects of research and development projects (design control, risk management, design history file, design transfer, etc.)
  • Create and foster the formation of patentable ideas and prepare patent applications
  • Prepare reports, technical papers, technical presentations to develop reputation and market presence
  • Monitor project schedules and ensuring successful and timely completion of project activities
  • Support Marketing and Operations with technical expertise

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, or related fields with 4+ years’ experience with class II/III medical device R&D, Manufacturing, and/or Quality
  • PhD degree in Science, Engineering, or related fields with 0-4 years’ experience with class II/III medical device R&D, Manufacturing, and/or Quality
  • Working knowledge of ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820 QSR, and Medical Device Directives (MDD)
  • Experience managing projects regulated by the FDA / ISO medical device standards
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills

Preferences

  • Experience with polymer synthesis, surface chemistry, analytical chemistry
  • Experience with medical device coating
  • Experience with drug eluting stent or similar products

 

Submit resume with letter of interest to hr@celonova.com