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Scientist I / Pharma-Medical Device Lab Environment

Pioneer Data Systems Inc • Cornelia, GA

Posted 16 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 1 to 3 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment, Biotechnology
Science, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing


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Job Description

Position Details:

  • Job Title: Scientist I / Pharma-Medical Device Lab Environment
  • Duration: 10 months contract, extendable up to 24 months
  • Location: Cornelia, GA


  • Client has the right-to-hire you as a permanent employee at any time during or after the end of contract.
  • You may participate in the company group medical insurance plan which includes medical and vision care

Job Description:

  • The Scientist Level 1 will report directly to the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager and after training will perform routine testing in compliance with laboratory test methods and procedures to support the manufacturing and timely delivery of product to customers (80 to 100%). 
  • As a trainee, the Scientist 1 must have the ability to assimilate and apply information rapidly. The Scientist I will receive general instructions about required tasks and results expected. 
  • Work will be well defined and is reviewed for accuracy upon completion. 
  • The Scientist 1 is expected to apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations and to recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of detailed steps and processes. 
  • Additionally, the Scientist Level 1 has accountability and ownership to maintain laboratory instruments in their qualified state. 

Major responsibilities will include: 

  • Performing with competence, upon training, routine testing following laboratory test methods and procedures. 
  • Developing a competence, upon training, in the use of laboratory instruments and equipment 
  • Performing daily calibrations/verifications and routine maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and equipment according to current SOPs. 
  • Working in compliance with current GMPs with regard to documenting, testing and maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks and data sheets. 
  • Initiation and participation in laboratory investigations of non-conforming laboratory test results. 
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory records for evaluation following good documentation practices. 
  • Ensuring personal compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance. 
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by management.

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Work in team environment behaving in a CREDO based respectful manner 
  • Comply with all federally regulated programs. 
  • Adhere to Client  environmental and safety policies and guidelines. 
  • Comply with all job specific safety procedures and utilize PPE when necessary. 
  • Comply with quality system requirements as defined within procedures and instructions. 
  • Use test equipment (Starett Gauge, Mitutoyo Gauge, Microscope, etc) where applicable. 
  • Utilize applicable software systems as needed for the job (e.g. ComplianceWire, ADAPTIV, etc.) 
  • Consistently meet required work performance targets (RE’s), if applicable 
  • Support LEAN and Six Sigma Initiatives. 
  • Support Maintenance Excellence (ME2) including 6S and Operator Asset Care. 
  • Accurately complete records as defined within the job procedures (e.g. manual and/or electronic documentation). 
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor. 
  • Consistently meet required Training due date targets. 

Job Requirements

Education, Experience, Training & Skills:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree is required 
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience 
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills 
  • Self-motivated 


  • Quality Systems 
  • Will provide no supervision to others 

Physical Abilities / Work Requirements: 

  • Lifting/Carrying - Light (0-15 lbs). Ground to Waist. 
  • Work Requirements - Standing (20%). Scheduled work hours. Sitting (70%). Walking (10%). 
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) - Safety Glasses. Safety Gloves. 
  • Repetitive Hand Motions - Simple Grasp. Computer Entry. 
  • Senses - Talking. Hearing. Hand & Eye Coordination. 
  • Occupational Hazards - Machine Operation. Chemicals/Fumes. X-ray machine. 
  • Mental Requirements - Ability to work in stressful/fast paced environment. Ability to work and interact with co-workers to accomplish company goals in a team environment. Analytical/Problem Solving Skills. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to learn. 

Regulatory / Product Compliance: 

  • Vision Screening - Far Point Acuity (Microscope). Near Point Acuity (Look at samples). Color Perception (Color Distinction – Blacks, Blues, Greens, Violets, Naturals). 

Safety Tests / Medical Survielance Requirements: 

  • Chemical and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) 
  • Ergonomics Risk: Low 
  • Reproductive Health Concern Level: No concerns 
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