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PRODUCT & PROCESS DEVELOPMENT - Inventing New Cures

We are predicted to live better and longer than our parents. And bioscience makes it possible. If you are fascinated by innovations, and like math and science, maybe a career in product and process development is for you. 
 
If you see a Product & Process Development job title that looks interesting, click it to learn more about the job, required education, the salary and work environment.

Entry Level Jobs

Description:
Works with the Document Management System with clinical development, including creation, authorship, electronic publication, review, approval, and distribution of documents; acts as liaison between clinical development and regulatory affairs in the planning and publication of submitted documents
Education:
High school diploma/equivalent, preferably biotechnology certificate or A.S. and 1-2 years related lab experience
Salary Range:
$39,800-$70,200; Average: $54,000
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Pharmaceutical industry.
Description:
Contributes to commercial-scale manufacturing; handles raw materials; maintains batch records; operates and maintains equipment; works within structure of Good Manufacturing Practice and Standard Operating Procedures
Education:
BS/equivalent in engineering or related scientific discipline and 2-5 years experience
Salary Range:
$33,000 - $80,000; Average: $51,000
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic industry.
Description:
Carries out and documents testing procedures
Education:
AS with 3-5 years experience or BS with 2-5 years experience
Salary Range:
$33,000 - $80,000; Average: $51,000
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic industry.

Mid Level Jobs

Description:
Responsible for the successful development of disposable medical device products. This position is responsible for all aspects of the product development cycle from product conception through development and manufacturing transfer within a startup environment. Solves problems involving the production or use of chemicals and biochemicals. Designs equipment and processes for large-scale chemical manufacturing, plans and tests methods of manufacturing products and treating byproducts, and supervise production.
Education:
BS Degree in science or equivalent and 5-7 years' related experience, MS degree in science or equivalent with 3-5 years experience or PhD with 0-2 years experience
Salary Range:
$58,400 - $146,400; Average: $98,297
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic and Medical Device industry.
Description:
Manages, develops and implements validation protocols and test procedures; ensures that products meet regulatory requirements, company standards and industry current practices; oversees and reviews validation area processes and procedures
Education:
BS/MS in related scientific discipline and 5-7 years experience in Good Laboratory/Manufacturing Practice environment and industry regulatory requirements
Salary Range:
$58,400 - $146,400; Average: $98,297
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic industry.

Advanced Level Jobs

Description:
Directs all stages of process and product development for new products and technologies from laboratory through pilot and manufacturing scale including managing development, implementation, and maintenance of process methods and equipment for the production of process formulas, technologies, and products; oversees production schedules and recommends manufacturing policies.
Education:
PhD in biomedical engineering, chemistry, microbiology, or related area and 7-10 years experience in product development or BS/MS with 12+years experience in product development.
Salary Range:
$46,000 - $180,000; Average: $82,000
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic and Medical Device industry.
Description:
Establish requirements for, designing, and developing delivery systems, consumable systems, and other display and command and control devices. Translates high level product requirements into detailed engineering specifications, and system interface specifications to supports the design, development, validation, regulatory submission these products.
Education:
PhD or BS/MS in scientific discipline with 10-15 years experience
Salary Range:
$62,500 - $143,400; Average: $92,000
Work Environment:
This job is found in the Diagnostic and Medical Device industry.