Senior Scientist OPS

United States of America, New Jersey, Branchburg

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Responsibilities:

•Designs, plans and executes assigned production activities, research and/or development-related experiments/projects utilizing established batch records, or innovative procedures, and applying scientific knowledge and accumulated experience to complete projects.  Contributes to the definition and timely achievement of overall project goals.

•Makes recommendations, and when appropriate, acts independently to resolve scientific problems encountered during experimental procedures to improve productivity of results.  Ensures activities are consistent with project critical path, and responds appropriately to changing priorities or schedules.

•Accurately and consistently records production work or experimental methods, materials and results in production records, hard copy or electronic laboratory notebooks. Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and implements/documents process improvements.

•Integrates previous and current results to determine next experimental steps and the impact of long-range project goals.

•Presents findings at group or departmental meetings.  Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents.  May assist in preparing summaries, memos, internal reports, presentations, manuscripts, etc.

•Serves as a resource to other departments (e.g., Manufacturing/Operations, Development, Quality, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Studies, and International Technical Services), provides timely response and follow-ups.  Participates in the expeditious transfer of products and technologies by providing scientific knowledge and assistance.

•May or may not have supervisory responsibility; provides guidance to new team members and leads internal/external teams and builds professional relationships.

•Work involves troubleshooting and resolving difficult problems in creative ways. Takes a new perspective on existing solutions, exploring and implementing new concepts and methodologies.

•Decisions impact project team(s) and/or broader organization and could impact overall operations, financial expenses, or customer or user dissatisfaction.

Formal Training/Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience:

2-5 years of experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to design and execute relevant laboratory experimentation.

Ability to recognize and resolve basic problems encountered in experimental procedure.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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