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Sensor Scientist Specialist

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Key Responsibilities


Plan and coordinate complex research in the area of biomedical sensor design and development to fulfill business goals and objectives.

Provide expert analysis, testing and evaluation of complex sensor/system designs, sensor manufacturing processes and techniques, and patentable concepts. 

Develop and execute detailed design of experiments (DOE) important and subsequent interpretation and presentation of experimental data by creating clear and concise summary reports.

Possess expertise in the statistical analysis and presentation of complex scientific data.

Oversee project support personnel in the day-to-day research and development activities. 

Manage assigned projects to budget and timeline.

Experience in documentation requirements for design control of regulated medical device development including verification and validation development and execution, risk management activities including PFMEA, DFMEA and SFMEA and associated design control requirements.

Develop Danaher Business Systems (DBS) tool expertise in Problem Solving Process (PSP) and associated DBS tools such as Validation Reduction Kaizen (VRK) and Production Creative Design Process and Development (3P) as needed per defined business needs.   

Solve technical problems related to sensor design and associated manufacturing processes to achieve targeted performance, yields and/or costs.

Execute the integration of sensor designs into designated product platforms and provide expertise in the development of processes to support high volume manufacturing which achieves targeted performance, yield and costs.

Responsible for regular oral and written communication relating to progress and performance of Sensors Development projects including compiling of weekly/monthly summaries to support business objectives.

Responsible for the development of relevant schedules and budgets on assigned projects.

Key participant of interdisciplinary R&D team toward the development of novel sensor and membrane designs to support product development and innovation efforts.

Represent the company as a recognized expert in the area of biomedical sensors and continue to maintain expertise in the field by reading technical journals, attending seminars, and maintaining memberships in professional organizations.

Identify relevant consultants (both internal and external) or other resources based on project needs.

Utilize DBS concepts and tools in the performance of daily activities, promotes DBS culture throughout the organization.

Other projects and tasks as assigned. 


Minimum 5 years work experience, preferably in medical device industry.   Experience can be a combination of medical device and pharmaceutical

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Prior experience in the area of biomedical sensor design and development


BS Chemical, Biochemical or Engineering Sciences, or equivalent     

PhD preferred


Expertise in statistical analysis software (JMP/Excel, etc.) and methods is necessary.


Able to travel up to 10% for training and benchmarking, required including some international travel


Must be able to read, write and fluently communicate in English.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Medical Device


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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