Position Overview

INNOVATION STARTS WITH YOU

Are you interested in working for an organization that is making a difference in people’s lives every day? We’re a medical devices company that develops innovative neuroendovascular technologies for the treatment of vascular disease. We’re a high-growth, customer-focused company with an entrepreneurial spirit producing some of the most reliable and technologically advanced products supported by proven clinical data. Take a closer look at what MicroVention® TERUMO has to offer.

Position Overview
Applies advanced knowledge of business and technical principles in evaluating the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances in order to investigate their applications to the medical device industry. Large complexity and sized project involvement is the norm.
Job duties:
  • Primary work location is in the R&D chemistry laboratory. Secondary work location is in an office environment.
  • Handles chemicals safely in accordance with approved processes and procedures.
  • Performs laboratory tasks under self-direction. Minimal supervision.
  • Develops and performs chemical reactions, including polymerization, coupling, derivatization, and digestion.
  • Develops and performs chemical processes, including dissolution, extraction, precipitation, and filtration.
  • Able to utilize general laboratory equipment independently.
  • Develops, validates, and performs analytical testing in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), inductively coupled plasma – mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and infrared spectroscopy (FTIR).
  • Develops and performs simulated use, in vitro testing to determine performance of current, competitive, and proposed products.
  • Performs analysis of lab and analytical results to summarize, report, and make conclusions.
  • Writes internal documentation, including test methods, test protocols, test reports, validation protocols, validation reports, and procedures.
  • Disposes of waste chemicals and materials following approved safety processes and procedures.
  • This position has one direct report.
  • Required Qualifications
    1. Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Chemistry, PhD a plus.
    2. Must have at least 10 years’ experience using GC/ICP
    3. Experience with high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a plus.
    4. Medical device industry experience preferred.
    5. Pharmaceutical industry experience a plus.
    Desired Qualifications
    1. Works with minimal, limited direction.
    2. Demonstrated ability to achieve project goals within the timeline and budget.
    3. Good written and oral communication skills.
    4. Computer skills including Excel and Word.
    5. Demonstrated critical problem solving skills with business impact.
    Additional Information
    • The primary work location for this position is Aliso Viejo, CA (company headquarters)
    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship.

    Comments
    MicroVention® TERUMO was founded in 1997, employs approximately 2,800 worldwide, and has experienced double-digit revenue growth year-over-year 3 years running. Recognized as one of the “Top Workplaces” in Orange County, California, we have a thriving culture that is innovative, customer-focused, clinically driven, demonstrates a team spirit, and empowers its employees to challenge the status quo. “MicroVention® TERUMO…Innovation Starts with You”.