Senior Staff Scientist

Stryker   •  

Mahwah, NJ

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


8 - 10 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Job Description

Provide scientific and technical leadership in the area of material science and processing. Identify and lead assessment and development of new material technologies.

  • Identify and assess new technology opportunities in orthopaedic applications.
  • Identify basic research opportunities on materials to support product research and development efforts.
  • Support technology development and testing and product development & commercialization.
  • Identify, scout, and develop materials and processes designed to improve and broaden the business’ product line.
  • Keep abreast of the latest research and pertinent technical literature.  Provide detailed literature reviews of polymers.
  • Work with internal partners, AT, R&D, marketing and business/commercial leaders, as well as peers and R&D leadership to capture competitive advantage and economic results through innovation.
  • Provide technical support for existing manufacturing processes.
  • Provide technical support for regulatory filing, product improvement and development, and existing manufacturing processes.


PhD in Materials Science, Material Chemistry.

  • 7+ years’ experience in Medical Device Industry, or material processing and manufacturing fields required.
  • Working knowledge and experience in physical, mechanical, and analytical testing of materials and material chemistry, structural analysis, physics and/or processing required.
  • Working knowledge and experience in failure mode analysis of products desirable.
  • Working knowledge and experience in biocompatibility assessment and sterilization desirable.
  • Knowledge of relevant US and internal standards desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in new technology evaluation and development.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing innovative analytical, testing and/or processing solutions in the research arena.
  • Experience working as part of a team in conducting complex research and/or product development initiatives from concept through final recommendation.
  • Demonstrated strong project management experiencerequired.

Work From Home: NoTravel Percentage: None