Product Development Scientist – Emerging Technology

NPI, scientist, Emerging Technology
Key Responsibilities of the Role
  • Work as part of a team to Identify new and alternative technologies to enable opportunities within the field of light management.
  • Carry out material identification and testing, organising trials, detailed analysis and report writing. There will be a strong focus on organic coating development & materials identification and evaluation.
  • Working on your own initiative to move project progress forward.
  • To carry out iterative improvements and more importantly to identify novel materials and methods to enable new product requirements.
  • Facilitate the transfer of product and process knowledge across relevant departments and Transitions Optical sites by collaborating effectively with global teams
  • Present results of work to senior management and make recommendations.
  • Document all Lab work in order to support applications for Intellectual Property.
Key Requirements (Education and Experience)
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry or similar.
    • Experience in the field of organic coating synthesis
    • Ideally, experience in the field of electrochromic devices and/or Electrochemistry.
  • Keen interest in hands-on laboratory work.
  • Co-ordinate trials and test work with technicians and other scientists.
  • Very good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Critical thinking
  • Design of experiments
  • Applied research to product development
  • Experimental design knowledge
    • Previous experience in the optical or ophthalmic industry
Additional Info
  • The role offers opportunities for career & technical development as part of a structured career development program.
  • Some international travel might be required – up to 10%
Transversal Responsibilities
  • All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group’s sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission.
  • All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission.
  • An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties.

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