BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Scientist-2 / Microbiologist-2 in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Job Description SummaryScientist-2 (Microbiology) Product Development is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products that meet or exceed customer requirements according to the established product development process and quality procedures.

Job Description

Scientist-2 (Microbiology) Product Development is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products that meet or exceed customer requirements according to the established product development process and quality procedures.

Individual in this role:

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of respective scientific discipline and standard scientific method and techniques.

  • Has an understanding of how the product is being used in the market place

  • Demonstrate the basic knowledge of product development process.

  • Under minimal supervision applies scientific knowledge and skills within respective discipline to product development projects.

  • Participate in project team meetings and design reviews.

  • Assist in gathering information from multiple sources.

  • Assist with overall planning and scheduling.

  • Has basic knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in a job family or skill.

  • Applies knowledge and skills to complete own work and develops competence in own area by performing routine work side-by-side with junior staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides microbiology support for all IP/Surgery Projects

  • Ensures department metrics and cycle times are monitored and achieved

  • Supports internal and regulatory audits

  • Writes and revises SOPs, methods, protocols, and reports

  • Ensure testing is performed accurately and in compliance with cGMP procedures, established regulatory requirements, SOPs, and other approved test methods.

  • Perform Lab investigations as needed. Implement corrective actions as applicable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with associates with varied level of education and training

  • A strong Team Player

  • Ability to identify problems and escalate accordingly

  • Ability to provide feedback andto communicate with transparency

  • Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance

  • Coordinate, organize and assign daily activities of team member and junior associates

  • Executes against established guidelines and common procedures and policies

  • Ability to effectively manage occasional high-stress situations

  • Demonstrated flexibility during ambiguous situations

Education and Experience:

  • Requires BS in Microbiology/Life Sciences with 2+ years of relevant experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.

Primary Work LocationUSA IL - Vernon Hills

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)

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