R&D Laboratory Technician III

Posted 18 April 2022
SalaryUS$28 - US$30 per hour
LocationSan Clemente
DisciplineLife Science
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

R&D Laboratory Technician III
San Clemente, CA
6+ month contract
Hourly Rate: $28-30/hr

Orion Group is seeking for R&D Lab Technicians to work with our Medical Device manufacturing client in San Clemente, CA. The R&D Lab Technicians will work with Engineering and Marketing personnel to evaluate product performance and limitations and pPerform Testing on DV, PV and PQ samples.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
* Assist in the development and writing of test protocols
* Perform testing on company's and competitor products
* Perform statistical analysis of test results
* Document test results in a report format and maintain in QMAS
* Support R&D staff in prototype development and testing
* Maintain supplies and ensure the cleanliness and organization of the lab
* Laboratory equipment validation and maintenance
* Work with R&D or Sales and Marketing teams to develop test protocols, conduct product testing, analyze test data and complete test reports
* Evaluate product designs and provide feedback and recommendations to Design Engineers
* Document time and activities using system tools
* Develop test methods and assist in the development of product performance specifications
* Maintain all controlled documentation through QMAS
* Work on special projects as they arise

Minimum Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
* Minimum of two years experience in a Laboratory environment
* Minimum of two years in the medical device industry
* Knowledge of physical sciences, statistics, laboratory equipment, processes and procedures
* Knowledge of materials (emphasis on medical plastics) and medical device manufacturing practices
* Must possess excellent computer skills and ability to document test protocols and complete test reports

Preferred Qualifications:
We are looking for candidates that have experience working in a lab environment on devices or consumables. Knowledge of physical test equipment (USON, Instron, Crescent etc.), understanding of measurement equipment, incl. metrology a plus. College grads with mechanical or bioE backgrounds.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.