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Chemical Engineer

Company: SynCardia Systems, LLC
Location: Tucson
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

SynCardia, LLC, is the only company in the world with a U.S. FDA-approved Total Artificial Heart (TAH). We are looking for a Chemical Engineer (on-site) as we pave the way to new growth and innovation as we continue to save lives.Responsibilities

  • Responsible for manufacturing, testing and qualifying Segmented Polyurethane Solution (SPUS) for use in the Total Artificial Heart. -Provide support to help ensure that schedules and cost objectives are met
  • Provide support, as directed, with existing manufacturing processes to maintain and improve quality, improve first pass yields and reduce variability in manufacturing process.
  • Provide support, as directed for R&D and Sustaining Engineering activities.
  • Manages/develops validation studies on equipment and processes.
  • Responsible for maintaining all test instrumentation used in the test and qualification of SPUS.
  • Train and mentor SPUS Laboratory technicians.
  • All other duties as assigned.SkillsThorough knowledge and understanding of the following analytical laboratory instruments as well as the skills to operate each instrument:
    • FTIR Spectrometer
    • Gel Permeation Chromatographer
    • Rheometer
    • Instron Tensile and Tear Tester
    • General Titration
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Ability to acquire and analyze manufacturing data using appropriate standard quantitative and statistical methods to facilitate process analysis and improvement.Qualifications
      • Degree in Chemistry or Materials Science, or Chemical or Materials Engineering or equivalent.
        • One to three years' experience with general understanding of polyurethane manufacturing related activities in a medical device manufacturing environment.

Keywords: SynCardia Systems, LLC, Tucson , Chemical Engineer, Engineering , Tucson, Arizona

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