Job ID R-404478 Date posted 07/10/2021 Apply

Scientist I, R&D

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Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Sirigen, Inc. is a subsidiary of BD Biosciences and produces polymeric reagents for use in Flow Cytometry and other biological applications.

We are looking for a Scientist I for our dye development team to support develop novel fluorescent dyes for use in Flow Cytometry. Individual will work within cross-functional teams to address unmet needs within the Sirigen dye portfolio. The responsibilities include synthesis, purifications, and analysis of fluorescent materials. The successful candidate will have experience with organic chemistry, analytical characterization, and macromolecule separations with excellent attention to detail and ability to work in cross-functional teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Synthesize small molecule and macromolecule/polymers using reaction templates and SOPs

  • Support the analysis and development of synthetic procedures, purification methods, and analytical techniques.

  • Collate, analyze, and present findings and summaries in regular team meetings

  • Work with subject matter specialists with prioritizing and planning experimental designs

  • Promote a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participates in Environmental Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.

  • Other responsibilities or projects as assigned by reporting manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful candidate will possess a B.S. Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or Life Science, minimum of 1-2 years of relevant proven experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience.

Assets:

  • Experience in organic synthesis or macromolecular/polymer materials, fluorescent dye chemistry a plus.

  • Experience with HPLC/SEC/IEC chromatography

  • Experience with UV/Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy

  • Good interpersonal and project planning skills

  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and technical ability

  • Experience with Six Sigma, MiniTab, or statistical analysis prefer

  • Experience with antibody or bioconjugation a plus

  • Multi-task to cover a variety of job functions

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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