B. Braun

Research Scientist II

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2020-17376
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Regulatory
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days 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 is a scientific role within the Pharmaceutical R&D Product Innovation/Development group.  The incumbent shall provide relevant subject matter expertise in formulations, physical pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry and drug delivery to conceptualize and demonstrate feasibility of new products & platforms; and be directly involved in expanding the R&D pipeline (Para I-IV ANDA, PAS, 505b(1)/(2) NDA categories).  B. Braun Pharmaceutical portfolio includes sterile infusion fluids, premixed RTU therapeutic drug solutions, DuplexTM dual chamber products, and Nutrition therapy products.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Plans, organizes, and conducts experiments and research activities.
  • Builds and tests new designs, formulations, materials, or systems for compliance with quality and/or performance standards
  • Processes and analyzes results and data.
  • Applies the results of research and develops new techniques.
  • Collaborates with Senior/Principal Scientists and/or management to apply the results of research and develop new techniques.
  • Works under direction from Senior/Principal Scientists and/or management to produce pilot-scale drug product batches
  • Works under direction from Senior/Principal Scientists and/or management to complete scale-up batched after FDA approval
  • May provide guidance to and/or oversee the work of lower level associates and scientists.

 

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 professional field and industry. Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, and concepts. Determines best 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
  • Working knowledge of solid and/or liquid dosage aseptic and terminal sterilization manufacturing process
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Works under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of lower level employees. Referring only complex problems and issues for superiors review or approval.
  • 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:

  • PhD required or equivalent combination of Master’s degree and directly relevant experience and certifications.
  • 8-10 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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