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Associate Process Development Scientist

Company: Freund-Vector Corporation
Location: Marion
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION FUNCTION: Responsible for conducting research in order to establish processing and development data to facility the sale of equipment; Participate and coordinate development testing to optimize a process resulting in further development of customer confidence in the feasibility of a purchase. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Research, coordinate, and implement individual customer product testing and contracted development projects; Maintain detailed reports of customer testing and data generation; Demonstrate equipment operation and its capabilities to potential customers; Interface directly with customer on scheduling, process assistance, reformulation and production scale-up; Coordinate with field sales personnel on customer contact and notify of testing results; Provide follow-up contact with customer after completion of lab work.2. Evaluate customer needs and advise on equipment selection and use to meet the stated needs most effectively; Coordinate with and advise Engineering department of customer requirements for purchasing equipment and designing alterations to standard equipment to meet objectives of customer; Interface and assist with coordination of sales, service, and engineering efforts to accommodate customers' needs.3. Participate in research and development projects to improve upon or evaluate the potential of product lines.4. Specify and order chemicals, excipients, and miscellaneous equipment per customer requirement.5. Up to 25% travel to customer facilities to provide start-up, processing or product development and scale-up assistance with little advance notice.6. Attend seminars and courses to keep current on process technology, competitive hardware, coatings, polymers, and excipients; Participate in seminars and conferences as schedule allows.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:To keep our employees safe, we require social distancing and masks to be worn at all times when out of work area. In addition, we have increased cleaning frequency to further mitigate the spread of COVID at the facility.Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience: Science or Engineering: 1 year (Preferred) Biochemistry: 1 year (Preferred)Willingness to travel: 25% (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Freund-Vector Corporation, Cedar Rapids , Associate Process Development Scientist, Other , Marion, Iowa

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