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Kelly Services Associate Scientist in South San Francisco, California

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Associate Scientist in South San Francisco, CA to work a contract assignment of 12 months for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

Primary Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist includes:

  • The successful candidate will provide technical contribution on cross functional combination product development teams and/or be a contributor to complex technical development and problem solving.

  • The candidate should be able to conduct design, development and implementation of new drug delivery devices or combination products.

  • The candidate will work with her/his team to ensure that device design, component selection, manufacturability and testing meet the product needs.

  • This person will interface with staff and leaders in Device Development, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and across biologics product development.

  • He/She should be capable of presenting technical findings at team meetings and management interactions.

  • He/she will be able to conduct technical development with external development partners and component suppliers.

  • In addition he/she will drive problem solving activities using state of the art tool such as DMAIC, DFFS, DOE, Monte Carlo Simulation, Probabilistic Design.

  • Strong technical contributor to a cross functional team in the selection, development, scale up and commercialization of drug delivery devices for the company pipeline

  • Be a scientific contributor to complex problem solving and technical development

  • Contribute to departmental combination product development capability by applying and maintaining a high level of knowledge and expertise

  • Influence and educate cross-functional stakeholders on device development and commercialization best practices

  • Establish a close working relationship with and provide effective oversight of suppliers and manage technical aspects of external collaborations

  • Drive a Quality mindset and ensure that work is performed in accordance with appropriate quality requirements and compliance standards (e.g. risk management, Design Controls, ISO standards etc.)

  • Contribute to regulatory filings

  • Ability to develop and implement best practices / business processes

  • The candidate should have excellent leadership skills and ensure success of the project.

  • Experience in working with external companies is also highly desirable.

  • A proven track record of working effectively in a matrix organization with a highly cross-functional and collaborative environment is a must.

  • Excellent communication skills are required.

Education and Experience Requirement of the Associate Scientist includes :

  • Engineering degrees or equivalent

  • The right candidate will have 5+ years experience in medical device or combination product development.

  • Years of required experience will vary based on the highest level of education completed, the level of expertise within combination products and the level of position being interviewed for.

Additional Information:

  • Contract assignment, duration 12 months.

  • Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*

  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Free online training campus available

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Corporate discounts

Apply Now!

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at: [reference BH Job #1730174]

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

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