Chemist III in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are a leading developer of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes. Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.

In this role as a Chemist III you will develop, validate and troubleshoot measurement systems that are based on chemical and physical principles within a regulated environment

What you will Do

  • Developing, validating and transferring test methods
  • Performing training on and transfer of methods
  • Generating all documentation (procedures, protocols, reports) associated with the establishment of analytical methodology
  • Qualifying laboratory instrumentation which may include instrument selection, generation and execution of procedures for the installation and verification of proper operation and performance
  • Troubleshooting test methodology and instrument performance
  • Communicating technical concepts effectively throughout the organization
  • Working closely with other departments on establishment of appropriate measurement and analysis
  • Providing subject matter support to the organization as needed

What you need:

  • BS in Chemistry or related discipline required               
  • Graduate degree in Chemistry preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years in analytical chemistry is required

What we desire:

  • Experience working in an FDA or foreign government regulated industry
  • Excellent communication and computational skills (college graduate level)
  • Ability to generate clear and comprehensible written correspondence and descriptions
  • Experience in the development and validation of chromatographic or spectrometric methods
  • Material and impurities characterization is preferred
  • Experience with DOE and Gage R&R is preferred

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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