Manager, Chemistry Test Engineering
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: October 8, 2018
Job Title: Manager, Chemistry Test Engineering
Requisition ID: 78128BR
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Location/Division Specific Information
ICSP R&D Engineering in Sunnyvale CA is responsible for the development of innovative Ion Chromatography analytical instrumentation and systems, our specialty is Reagent-Free Ion Chromatography.
How will you make an impact?
You will be responsible for the development and execution of Verification and Validation plans during New Product Development. The ideal candidate will have instrumentation V&V and team management experience through the complete product life cycle.
What will you do? Enforce safe laboratory regulations and practices.Enforce and Manage the Test and Measurement Device Calibration Policy for Engineering and Project equipment.Manage Test Lab Equipment: plan, acquire, and maintain Capital Assets and Expensed Resources.Develop and Execute Test Resource Plans.Write or assist in writing test plans and protocols to evaluate instruments and new technologies.Evaluate data and plan new tests based on experimental results.Evaluate and report on test results data in a timely manner consistent with defined milestones.Prepare summary reports of all testing data and present in test review meetings.Conduct the Performance Management Development program for team members.
This person has managerial responsibility for the ICSP Test Engineering group: overseeing the administration, hiring and termination, training and development, and professional/performance goals of the group members.
The Manager is responsible for the creation and execution of Project Test Plans (or equivalent) for new product development and sustaining engineering projects. This planning is inclusive of establishing and maintaining adequate staffing levels of qualified Test Engineers.
The Manager is responsible for Budgeting and Planning for Test Lab maintenance and improvements.
How will you get here? MS degree (PhD is a plus) in Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent science discipline.More than 10 years related experience and/or trainingManaged a team of at least three Test Engineers for at least two years and one new product development projectISO 9001 new product development V&V Medical Device experience is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesProficient in Test Methodology development and execution Understanding of the new product development process Proficient in statistical analysis of instrument design robustnessAble to work within cross-functional teams that include analytical chemists, product marketing, and field serviceStrong experience in analytical chemistry with a focus on chromatography such as high pressure liquid chromatography or Ion chromatographyWell versed in analytical chemistry principles and analytical method development Knowledge of ion exchange materials, electrolytic devices such as suppressors or polymer chemistry principles and mass spectrometry is a plus.Ability to design complex studies based on the deliverables.Ability to analyze and summarize complex scientific data.Ability to author reports, procedures, and other documents.Ability to make and communicate complex decisionsExcellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.Excellent organization and planning skills.Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, for further assistance. Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. Associated topics: chemical, chemical engineering, coatings, nutrition, pha, phenolic, plastics, polymer, polypropylene, polyurethane
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