Senior Scientist

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Temporary/Contract
  • Category
    Science - Laboratory

Adecco is currently hiring a Senior Scientist for our Medical Manufacturing client in Ottawa West. This is a 1-year contract opportunity offering full time hours. Hourly rate of pay will be determined based on level of experience.

Minimum 4-6 years direct R&D or equivalent experience, preferably in an industrial R&D or manufacturing setting, with medical devices, sensors, microfluidics and reagents.

Senior Scientist Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing Scientific applications. Serve as a technical expert who independently investigates, identifies and optimizes new methods, processes or techniques to meet project needs.
  • Develop the analytical system through experimentation and determine the requirements for processing samples.
  • Innovate and implement new experimental protocols, studies or operational processes.
  • Demonstrate clinical performance of the system by generating scientific data on normal and abnormal specimens and compare results with other instruments.
  • Independently design and execute experiments, studies or process improvement plans; apply advanced scientific knowledge to projects; determine priorities for experiments.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams.
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.
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    Senior Scientist Requirements:

  • BSc, and/or MSc and have demonstrated academic success in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum 4-6 years direct R&D or equivalent experience, preferably in an industrial R&D or manufacturing setting, with medical devices, sensors, microfluidics and reagents.
  • Intermediate MS-Office skills required.
  • Demonstrated technical and project leadership skills.
  • Ability to organize experiments, process knowledge and data to invent new
  • methodology.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications.
  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of Good Lab Practices.
  • To be considered for this Senior Scientist opportunity in Ottawa West, please apply now!

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_1616782

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