B. Braun

Research Scientist I

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2020-16390
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Quality
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm
Site
Irvine, CA

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

This position shall be part of the Analytical group within the Quality department. The incumbent shall participate in idea generation, screening, and proof-of-concept activities to sustain post-approval product quality. This is a laboratory based position, and the incumbent shall be responsible for ensuring analytical methods and specifications are accurate and up to date as a result of regulatory changes/updates or as part of the analytical methods life cycle management.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Perform analysis using various techniques including established and experimental test methods.
  • Use instrumentation both qualitatively and quantitatively where appropriate.
  • With guidance assist in completing projects from protocol to final report.
  • Train analysts as appropriate.
  • Develop and validate analytical methods and verify USP methods
  • Keep current with new analytical technology.
  • Possess ability to work independently and as part of a team with self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Assist in preparation of technical reports.
  • Assist in preparation of work instructions, SOPs, and qualification documentation.
  • Assist in lab study design and preparation in study plans and protocols.
  • Perform lab investigations, Discrepancies, OOS, and OOT as required.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles, and concepts and integrates them to propose course of action.
  • Knowledge of USP, EP, cGMP/GLP, FDA CFR & ICH regulations and guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of chemical theories, concepts, test methods and instrumental methods.
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor, peers and subordinates.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Master's degree required or equivalent combination of Bachelor’s degree and directly relevant experience and certifications.
  • 6-8 years related experience
  • Applicable industry certification preferred

 Desired:

  • N/A

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

 

 

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

 

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Other

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

 

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Strength:

  • Moderate work - Exerting up to 40 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull,
  • Frequently: Standing, Sitting, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
  • Constantly: N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Walking, Talking
  • Frequently: Standing, Sitting, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses, Hearing
  • Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: Work with chemicals in laboratory environment and wear personal protective equipment
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: N/A

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
  • Occasionally: Production/manufacturing environment
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Lab environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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