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Product Development Scientist

West Midlands   •  Neg. Plus benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

Our client is seeking a Product Development Scientist with experience ideally gained within medical device industries.

To assist in the development of medical device manufacturing processes and products.

to assist in the manufacture of device samples for assessment and further development while working within ISO 13485

Competencies / Skills required:

An understanding of the chemistry of polymers and polymer formulation techniques.

An understanding of analytical methodologies relating to polymer synthesis.


Knowledge of reactive polyurethane synthesis and processing ie RIM & REX preferably pertaining to medical devices.

Basic knowledge of biomaterial’s or medical devices.

Knowledge of physical testing or biomechanical testing of materials or devices.

Clear written & oral communication skills


Minimum HND/HNC level of education in materials science, chemistry, physics or other

scientific discipline.

.Experience of working with chemicals, preferably polyurethanes.

Knowledge in product or process development.

Knowledge or interest in computer programming relating to processing and control


Knowledge in experimental design.

Experience of mechanical testing of materials or devices.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Posted: 11th October 2017
  • Expires: 8th November 2017
  • Reference: BM12


  • Recruiter: Sam