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Product Development Chemical Engineer

Company Overview
Young Innovations is a growing mid-sized manufacturer and marketer of high quality dental equipment and supplies. We have an outstanding reputation for quality and customer service. Our company has a broad portfolio of market leading products across a variety of categories.

Position Overview
We are looking for a broadly experienced Product Development Chemical Engineer who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced role. The Product Development Chemical Engineer is responsible for supporting new product development of Young Dental's Prophy Paste, Fluoride Varnish and other chemical products.

2+ years of experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or food product development. Applicants with significant internships or a full Co-op term in an applicable field would qualify.
B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
Intermediate knowledge of Laboratory Equipment and Procedures Testing Instrumentation –mixer, homogenizer, stability chambers, pH determination, fluoride content determination, viscometer, specific gravity and microbiological tests.
Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
Basic knowledge of statistics
Project Management - MS Project or SmartSheets preferred
Design of Experiments
Basic knowledge Product or Process Validations
Basic knowledge of cGMP and regulatory requirements (medical device and/or drugs)
Basic knowledge of dental products or medical devices
Follow all safety and good housekeeping procedures to maintain safe working environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong chemical background and problem solving skill
Travel up to 10%