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Research and Development Scientist Career Profile

R&D Scientist

Although the majority of roles within operations of medical device companies are focused on engineering, scientists play a crucial role in the development of new products and in the improvement of existing products. An R&D Scientist understands the current range of technology e.g. materials, they take it, obtain customer input and do all the design work and bring it through to producing a product in the market place. R&D Scientist understand and conceptualize the new technologies and the NPD group will take it and develop into a product. R&D Scientists are passionate about research and have a long term view i.e. could be working on new product technologies for 2-3 years

Key Requirement of R&D Scientist

  • Maintaining up to date knowledge in areas of responsibility, including customer needs, latest technologies and relevant scientific understanding in the area
  • Researching and developing new technologies and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Preparing reports, writing technical papers and providing technical presentations to develop reputation and market presence.
  • Identifying and directing vendors responsible for material supply and process development
  • Planning, scheduling and initiating activities to support research and development projects in areas of technical competence
  • Monitoring project schedules and ensuring successful and timely completion of project activities
  • Assisting Marketing and Operations personnel with technical expertise and as required, meeting existing or new customers/vendors.
  • Research & Development - including concept development, sourcing/selection of materials and components and the evaluation of same
  • Evaluating new technology performance and stability
  • Supporting future product introductions
  • Accomplishing trial work for new technologies
  • Working with patent counsel to support patentability/infringement searches and preparation of patent applications

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