Product Development Senior Scientist

Employer
SenesTech
Location
Flagstaff, Arizona
Salary
SenesTech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Scientist of Product Development to join our R&D Department.
Posted
Mar 02, 2018
Closes
Apr 01, 2018
Job Type
Full time

Job Title: Product Development Senior Scientist  

Department: Research & Development

Reports to: Chief Research Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary:

SenesTech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Scientist of Product Development to join our Research and Development Department. The Product Development Scientist will support SenesTech’s growth strategy by developing new products and technical solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan, and lead the execution of new product development from ideation to commercialization
  • Identify and test new processes and technologies to improve products or manufacturing
  • Author technical reports, white papers, marketing materials, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and presentations
  • Work on cross-functional teams to solve targeted issues
  • Assist with the development and execution of IP strategies for new products
  • Daily management of the R&D Department under the direction of the Chief Research Officer

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Targeted knowledge and experience in food and emulsion development and processing
  • Strong track record of new product development and commercial successes
  • Experience managing Contract Research Organization and consultant relationships
  • Highly organized, flexible, and excellent at prioritizing tasks and projects in a changing environment
  • Must be able to thrive in the dynamic and team-work driven environment of a biotech start-up
  • Function as both an independent scientist and a team player
  • Demonstrated leadership and management of science staff
  • Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to guide a department through corporate change and growth
  • Commitment to improving the quality of human lives and animal welfare

Required Education & Experience:

  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Pharmaceutical Science, or a related discipline with a minimum of 7 years of industry experience; OR Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Pharmaceutical Science, or a related discipline with minimum of 3 years of industry experience 

Physical Demands & Travel Requirements:

  • Most work is performed while sitting or standing at a desk with a computer.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment including computer, telecommunications equipment, desk or cell phone, copier, and fax machines.
  • Must be able to work in safety sensitive positions.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 40 lbs), walking, stooping and bending at waist.
  • Most office work is performed while seated, although occasional periods of standing, walking, bending or carrying light objects are required.
  • The work may require regular and recurring moderate risks or discomfort which require special safety precautions such as wearing protective clothing, boots, goggles or gloves.
  • Travel may be required on occasion.

Salary:
$100,000-$125,000 DOE per year. SenesTech is a publicly-traded company and stock options may also be available as supplemental, performance-based compensation.

SenesTech is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

SenesTech conducts background checks on all final candidates.

SenesTech, Inc. is a growing biotech company built upon a mammalian pest-management technology using fertility control. Our first rat-specific product, ContraPest®, was registered with the EPA in August of 2016. . SenesTech is a publicly-traded company and stock options may also be available as supplemental, performance-based compensation.  To learn more, visit our website at www.senestech.com


SenesTech is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.