Nanodispersion Research Scientist

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Carestream Health

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Position Summary:

The Nanodispersion Research Scientist performs fundamental research and development activities critical to enabling new products and/or improvements (e.g., cost, quality, etc.) to existing products. The focus is on controlled precipitation techniques used in the preparation of dispersions of inorganic nanoparticles. Activities may include organic synthesis, emulsion development, media formulation, analytical testing, and data analysis. Duties include review of scientific and patent literature, fundamental research, test method development, competitive analysis, current product support, new product development, and technology transfer to manufacturing. Responsible for executing against project plans, setting and achieving goals, and documenting / communicating / archiving results.
The successful candidate will direct and coordinate technical resources (engineers and technicians) in the Development Lab to effectively and efficiently scale up and support products.
They will work with cross-functional team members in various locations to drive work activities.

This role can be located in Oakdale, MN or Rochester, NY 

Required Skills & Education:

o BA or BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or similar
o Currently authorized to work in the United States
o Synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles, crystallization, and dispersions technology
o Product and/or process development
o Design for Excellence: manufacturing, value, service
o Engineering Statistics - SPC, DOE, ANOVA, Multivariate Analysis, etc.
o Standard office software competencies: MS Office, etc.
o Technical writing competency

Desired Skills:

o Metal halides nanoparticles
o 2+ years in Research and Development, production and/or manufacturing environment
o Engineering Statistics - SPC, DOE, ANOVA, Multivariate Analysis, etc.
o Standard office software competencies: MS Office, etc.
o Technical writing competency
o Black Belt certification
o Quality systems design and development
o Program or project management experience and certification

Work Environment:

Office and Laboratory

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 1-25%
Walking: 1-25%
Sitting: 25-50%
Bending: 0%
Lifting up to 20 pounds: 1-25%
Lifting 20-35 pounds: 0%
Lifting 35-50 pounds: 0%
Lifting 50-100 pounds: 0%
Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 1-25%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Requisition ID: 2646 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester