Research Senior Scientist I (718516) - AMER26125-457373

at Zimmer US in Claymont, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world. This position is responsible for coordinating research and development activities to support the development of new orthopedic diagnostic tests and continued maintenance of existing products. Responsibilities include project planning and execution, analytical and clinical performance validation for in vitro diagnostic devices, collaboration with internal and external researchers, data analysis, reporting and presentations to both internal and external stakeholders. This role will be tasked with merging traditional in vitro diagnostic biomarker results with predictive analytics to design and validate innovative predictive, diagnostic, and prognostic tools for advancement of orthopedic healthcare.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Leads the design of new products and manufacturing processes or serve as a key member of a project team Accountable for the generation of immunoassays or alternative diagnostic platforms to evaluate new design concepts or improve existing assays Executes product evaluation with clinical specimens, in collaboration with internal and/or external stakeholders Designs, executes, and documents feasibility experiments, design verification, and analytical and clinical validation, inclusive of data analysis and interpretation Generates or updates design documentation for the product Summarizes and communicates findings to peers, management, and external stakeholders via presentation, written report, and publications Generates design assurance documentation for the project Conducts or participates in root cause analysis for problem solving Provide mentorship to other team members as needed This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Expected Areas of Competence

Experience with the conduct and execution of research studies. Experience with successful project management is a plus Experience with immunoanalytical and protein methods (ELISA, Luminex, Western Blots, SDS-PAGE, etc.) Knowledge of Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute Guidelines and their application Proficiency in Microsoft Office software is required. The ability to compile, interpret and analyze data is required. The ability to effectively communicate through written and oral format is required, along with strong organizational and time management skills Aptitude for quality control and enthusiasm for continuous improvement Advanced data analytics skills and software familiarity (i.e. Minitab, Python, Matlab, etc) is a plus

Education/Experience Requirements

Bachelors Degree in a scientific or engineering related field is required. Advanced degree (MS/PhD) preferred. Four or more years of industry experience in IVD research and development is preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Additional Information

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1048978

Posted On: Sep 29, 2022

Updated On: Oct 29, 2022