Product Scientist Job Description

Product Scientist Job Description

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Product scientist provides technical leadership to drug product development project teams within area of expertise and commits resources to execute specific project tasks (e.g., protein formulation development and drug product manufacturing process).

Product Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Designs experiments and carries out scientific work with an awareness of current analytical techniques
Partner closely with Product Management leadership to design and analyze experiments that drive key product decisions
Proactively perform data exploration on user behavior to discover future testing opportunities
Research the best metrics to measure user engagement
Be fast-moving and able to execute quickly on analyses
Design and execute validation experiments for the new conjugated antibody products using our novel Imaging Mass Cytometry technology
Based on immune-oncology, plan targets for high-plex panels and the metal tags for best fit in those panels
Provide content for new product technical data sheets and other technical materials
Perform antibody-metal tag conjugations for a multitude of antibody/tag combinations for use in multiplex assays
Interface with cross functional work teams such as Customer Support/Services, Product Management, Research & Development and Sales & Marketing in Canada and US

Product Scientist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Product Scientist

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Education for Product Scientist

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Employers hiring for the product scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Statistics, Computer Science, Education, Chemical Engineering, Technical, Biology, Biochemistry

Skills for Product Scientist

Desired skills for product scientist include:

Drug Product Manufacturing and Validation
Quality systems
CGMPs and other worldwide regulatory requirements
Consumer goods product development cycles
Protein biochemistry with regard to chemical and physical stability
Ability to apply qualitative thinking
Analytical techniques
Applied statistics essential…
Aseptic filling of parenteral drug product
Aseptic manufacturing technologies and cGMPs

Desired experience for product scientist includes:

Experience in deep learning or machine learning, NLP, topic classification, language understanding, translation
B.S in Food Science/Food Engineering/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering with six or more years of RD& Q/Manufacturing experience (food industry preferred)
Fluent in object oriented languages like Java, Scala, C#, C++
You are experienced with statistical programming environments like R or Matlab
Capable of collaborating and working closely with cross-functional business, engineering and research partners to identify gaps and structure problems
Experience with handling large datasets and map-reduce architectures like Hadoop, and open source data mining tools

Product Scientist Examples


Product Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a product scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for product scientist
  • Develops new or improves existing formulations through a combination of discussions, scientific literature research, and ingredient benefit review either alone or with the assistance of junior staff
  • Collaborates with R&D Formulator, Marketing, Sourcing, Quality, and Scientific Affairs in project teams in which the Sr
  • Leads assessment of protein quality for ingredients and ingredient blends intended for use as protein sources
  • Contributes nutritional expertise (product science) as appropriate to guide and advance product and/or process development
  • Leads innovation activities
  • May give talks or seminars at industry events
  • Work affects portfolio (foods, supplements) performance
  • Communicates effectively with Company and supplier employees at all levels using verbal, oral and written skills to accurately define requirements, interpret project goals into actionable tasks, coordinate tests at various locations with production and management personnel, document results, and present recommendations for implementing new or modified product formulas or processes
  • Maintains precise accurate experimental records
  • Ensures all work is conducted in accordance with written procedures
Qualifications for product scientist
  • Provides guidance to other Product Development Scientists and may supervise direct reports
  • Creativity, innovation, and intellectual curiosity
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of histology laboratory experience in clinical, research or industrial setting with a practical focus on IHC
  • Experience with Mass Spectrometry and/or Flow Cytometry systems a plus
  • Minimum of a MS degree, Ph.D
  • Sound understanding of Experimental Design

Product Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a product scientist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product scientist
  • Develops knowledge of regulations impacting areas of work
  • Continually benchmark and analyze FBC completive set and emerging technology to identify gaps or areas of opportunity to difference FBC product vs
  • Conduct shelf life studies, including coordination and scheduling of sample preparation, bench top testing, sensory panels and consumer testing
  • Self-motivated individual and proven ability to influence strategy and drive change in a complex business
  • Plan and execute V&V protocols in line with internal product development processes
  • Analyze and interpret data from experimentation, document and issue reports and make technical recommendations
  • Partner closely with product management leadership, designers, and engineers to design and analyze experiments that drive key product decisions
  • Conceives and develops new products for assigned product group including developing experimental strategies, performing experiments, and organizing experimental results
  • Leads projects and product development teams
  • As part of planning, design experimental strategies, estimate required resources, budgets, and time, and as needed, modify plans with justification
Qualifications for product scientist
  • Demonstrates strong personal initiative and ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Experienced in the analysis and interpretation of complex data sets
  • Deep working knowledge of next-generation sequencing workflows and data analysis for Illumina, Pac Bio and/or Ion Torrent platforms
  • 5+ years of industrial or post-graduate experience
  • Deep working knowledge of commercial kits for NGS applications
  • Ability to interface with multidisciplinary team

Product Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product scientist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product scientist
  • Leads custom and contract development projects with internal and external clients
  • Responsible for the technical success of the projects
  • Participates in the evaluation of new technologies
  • Maintains and improves established technologies
  • Provides technical support to other areas of the company, including QC and manufacturing
  • Identifies potential partners and establish collaborations and business opportunities internally and externally in partnership with internal business teams
  • Attends and present in external scientific conferences and seminars
  • Manages and leads associates and/or a small team
  • Represents R and D group both internally and to external customers
  • Acts as liaison between group members and upper management
Qualifications for product scientist
  • Project management and business engagement skills
  • Proficient use of MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to function as a nutritional science expert in areas of direct responsibility
  • Highly skilled at predicting outcomes and solving problems in a practical, timely and collaborative manner
  • History of achieving positive results and adding corporate value
  • Ability to navigate a fast paced environment with multiple stakeholders

Product Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of product scientist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product scientist
  • Apply advanced statistical techniques to model user behavior, identify causal impact and attribution, build and benchmark key metrics
  • Write Map-Reduce jobs in Scalding/Spark, complex SQL queries, R and Python scripts
  • Use data visualisation tools such as Tableau or Zeppelin
  • Communicate findings to executives and cross-functional product teams
  • Identifies and implements streamlined and robust process changes that may involve understanding software and database architecture, while partnering with experts in software, IT and engineering departments
  • Use insights from food trends, consumer learning, and your functional knowledge base to rapidly bring to life winning food products
  • Develop formulas to delight consumers, execute product experiments, and effectively summarize results
  • Provide thought leadership embracing the full product proposition including product claims with multi-disciplined project teams
  • Show passion and challenge conventions, drive experimentation, open innovation and technical rigor, in a hands-on environment
  • Manages and participates in technical projects and activities for Nature’s Bounty Co
Qualifications for product scientist
  • Ability to coach and mentor in an industrial setting
  • Has capacity to interact effectively at all levels of organization with sensitivity to diversity
  • 8 years’ experience providing nutritional expertise for formula development at a (food, pharmaceutical, supplement or skincare manufacturer)
  • Experience base in functional areas that interact with R&D such as QA, QC, Regulatory, Manufacturing, and Scientific Affairs
  • Successful track record of completing product science tasks
  • Business process orientation including adherence to New Product Process, testing protocols and appropriate Product Lifecycle Management

Product Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a product scientist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for product scientist
  • Applies fundamental understanding of research principles and the scientific method, and acts as a role model in fostering a test-and-learn environment that improves R&D influence and effectiveness
  • Manages the identification, assessment and development of enabling technology/delivery form platforms to enable meaningfully unique confectionary delivery of current and future ingredients/bioactives
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, draw conclusions and make recommendations from data to enable technical execution of projects
  • Develops, documents and transfers critical ingredient, product, process and analytical parameters/specifications to internal and external Manufacturing and Quality Assurance functions to ensure consumer focused and robust design of new products, processes and characterizing methods
  • Designs, conducts and documents stability testing protocols to recommend and support product dating
  • Support, coordinate and conduct bench, pilot and production scale trials at internal and external development and manufacturing sites
  • Participates in exploratory and scouting activities to generate new product ideas with differentiated technology
  • Drives, designs and performs experiments in support of validation/qualification activities and process improvement projects, under the general guidance of more senior staff or core team
  • Successfully implements post launch product improvements in production, including improvement and validation of test methods, training of personnel, and implementation of all supporting documentation (BOMs, SOPs, worksheets, Design History)
  • Performs testing of biological/chemical assays as needed to support ongoing Product Transfer activities and goals
Qualifications for product scientist
  • Experience in formulating products (by identifying ingredients or ingredient combinations) that can provide health benefits that align with desired product claims
  • Experience generating documentation to substantiate product safety and health benefits
  • MS or PhD in relevant scientific discipline
  • Experience with statistical software such as R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with ArcGIS software, particularly geoprocessing tools in the data management, analysis, spatial analyst, and statistical toolboxes
  • Integration and linkage of data from multiple sources to common geographic units

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