Associate Scientist - Exton, PA


: $96,170.00 - $144,970.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.?

Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about ?10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found

DSM has a vacancy for an Associate Scientist to support our existing products and create new formulations for a variety of medical device applications. This individual willperform synthesis, development, scale-up, testing and/or manufacturing of polymers, medical device materials, products or technologies from idea phase through transfer to running business.

This role will also involve working closely with polymer manufacturing/process equipment and cross-functional teams in addition to performing lab activities. Join our growing team at our Biomedical HQ in Exton, PA.

In the role of Associate Scientist, you will:

+ Assist with product and process development activities for development projects through chemical synthesis and formulation development, and characterization.

+ Assist in establishing Standard Operating Procedures for chemical processes of new products.

+ Develop a fundamental understanding of applicable chemical and application tests by executing DOE's and test protocols required to evaluate parameters of new and existing chemical processes.

+ Assist in the generation of process routers, drawings and other written documentation in accordance with GMP requirements to support commercial manufacturing.

+ Conduct experiments related to evaluating new technologies, polymers, biomaterials for medical implants or devices.

+ Tabulate data and summarize results based on completed experiments and/or tests.

+ Interface with internal supporting groups and labs active in product development, product testing and process development as needed.

+ Author reports and technical documentation based on analysis of data.

+ Effectively communicate test results with Scientists, Project Directors and/or R&D Management.

+ Assist in documentation leading to invention disclosures.

+ Maintain a detailed laboratory notebook and accord records according to GLP guidelines.

What we want to see in you:

+ BS/BA in Engineering Sciences, Technology or equivalent (Material Science, Chemical/Polymer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomaterials).

+ Starting MS or BS/BA with several (2+) years of experience in polymer product/process/application development engineering (e.g., material synthesis & purification, material processing & characterization, manufacturing protocol development).

+ Familiarity with operation of process engineering equipment. Polyurethane experience preferred.

+ Skills to work in multi-disciplinary, Quality Systems governed working environment.

+ Self-starting and responsible work attitude with a strong drive for results.

+ Supportive and effective contributor to group efforts, actively seeking to assist team members in accomplishing tasks.

The Reward

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people's lives and solving the challenges of today's world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact:

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (

DSM Biomedical develops novel materials-based solutions to meet the present and future needs of the medical device industry. The company's product portfolio includes coatings, drug delivery platforms, mechanical devices, and a wide range of biomedical materials that enable the replacement, repair, enhancement and the regeneration of tissue and organ functions in the body. Its novel materials-based solutions are designed to meet the needs of the medical device industry. The biomedical market is highly innovative and dynamic.

Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about ?10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see connect on
Associated topics: biopharma, diet, healthcare, histotechnologist, immuno oncology, microbiology, nutritionist, pharmacometrics, pharmacy, vaccine * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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