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Scientist - II (Associate)

Upper Gwynedd, PA 19446

Posted: 11/28/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 593057 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

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Target Pay Rate: 30-35.06/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Job Description:


The Center for Packaging and Device Analytics (CPDA) based at client West Point PA site provides physical analytical expertise in support of production and commercialization of packaging and combination device products.
  • For this temporary assignment we are seeking a laboratory scientist to support evaluation and characterization of primary packaging components (e.g. bottles, blisters).
  • Work will involve hands-on laboratory experimentation with standard primary packaging assessments (e.g. Moisture ingress, UV transmission), mechanical testing methods (uniaxial tension, torsional testing), and/or other general materials characterization.
  • Individuals should have some prior hands-on experience with laboratory experiments (could be work experience or during school), be capable/interested in hands-on experimental work, and able to effectively document results in laboratory notebooks and technical reports.
Qualifications: • Technical degree (Associate/BS or higher) with prior hands-on experience (professional or during school) conducting laboratory experimentation and data reporting. • Experience with standard packaging testing and/or mechanical testing methods would be a plus (not a requirement). • Experience working in a GMP laboratory environment would be a plus (not a requirement). • Personality: Flexible, adaptable, collaborative, team player, attention to detail and technically curious. • Hand on lab experience in academic or industrial laboratory setting • All candidates must possess strong written and verbal communication and attention to detail skills. • All candidates must have the proven ability to work independently. Must haves: • Analytical method development • Method validation • Mechanical testing is needed. • Technical degree • Hand on lab experience in academic or lab • Method development • Packaging testing Nice to have: • Device validation-Nice to have • Design verification -Nice to have Software: MS office (Work, excel), ELN. Day to Day: • Lab based(100%) under supervision and mentorship of Sr. scientist. • Learning new methods • Doing experience-packaging testing and mechanical test • Making measurements • Moisture measurements • Materials identification • Packing components • Accessing components
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