The Roswell Product Support – Chemistry Team is looking for a motivated and creative scientist to aid in the improvement and scale up of their manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have manufacturing experience in the food/pharma/fine chemistry industry. The individual will participate on a technically focused team, execute experiments and/or follow standard protocols at the laboratory bench to inform decisions or recommendations. Will use advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. Will also prepare solutions and reagents, communicate and present to colleagues. Will be self-motivated and able to work autonomously.
What you can expect in this role:
Prepares materials, performs experiments, gathers data, carries out analysis and reaches conclusions. May also design experiments.
Documents experiments and other lab or production activities. Prepares reports and summaries. Presents results and conclusions. Maintains appropriate records.
Participates on and may manage teams, planning and organizing team activities.
Orders and maintains equipment and work area.
Collaborates and communicates with colleagues and others in related areas to provide work support, exchange information and ensure efficient processes.
May produce and/or test reagents and final products and perform other production-related activities.
Maintains knowledge of products and procedures, developments in the field and industry and regulatory environment. Adheres to appropriate procedures and regulatory requirements.
May participate in conferences, webinars and seminars to continue to develop knowledge base.
Adheres to and models the IDEXX Purpose & Guiding Principles.
What you will need to succeed:
Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years’ experience OR MSc degree in scientific discipline with 2 years’ experience
Experience with small scale or pilot plant scale reactions and manufacturing of solutions or knowledge of coating technology preferred.
Laboratory bench and instrumentation skills.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.
Organizational skills and ability to plan work.
Takes initiative and is accountable (shows ownership); focuses on task at hand; detail oriented.
Ability to work well under pressure and handle the stress of deadlines.
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. Every role at IDEXX contributes to enhancing the health and wellbeing of pets, people, and livestock. With over 9,000 global team members, customers in over 175 countries, and a fast-growing industry - we’re always looking for motivated and inspiring people to join us.
We offer competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits. You’ll be part of a double-digit growth company in a quickly growing market and we are leading the way forward with innovative products, services, and a strong focus on our customers.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.