R&D Principal Scientist

Indrykket: 17.6.2020

Coloplast A/S, Humlebæk

Would you like to take the lead in developing coating technologies for new products that will make a real difference for people all over the world with intimate health care needs?

“As an experienced specialist, I expect that you have extensive knowledge within polymeric coating technologies and recent development in this field to take the lead in projects. Even in this senior position, you will have plenty of opportunity to develop further with us through our specialist career path,” says Head of Materials Charlotte Juel Fristrup.

Step into a global R&D Materials Technology organisation
At Coloplast’s HQ in Humlebæk, you will join our Materials department where we are 35+ colleagues divided into 4 teams. We participate in technology maturing projects as well as development projects aiming to identify and develop the most suitable material solutions.

As part of Coloplast’s global R&D organisation with more than 500 employees, we collaborate and share laboratories with many other departments, and you will gain a wide network of specialists across functions. Moreover, your new department employs a buddy set-up, meaning you will be assigned a laboratory technician whom you will work together with on a project.

Mature and develop polymer coatings
You are expected to bring your broad knowledge into play as well as mentor material specialists from the team when working on a development or technology project. Collaboration with external partners from e.g. universities and/or the polymer industry is key, and you make use of your comprehensive network.

Specifically, you will:

  • Support and facilitate cross-functional collaboration
  • Take ownership and ensure that the projects are going in the right direction
  • Take responsibility for selecting polymer coatings materials for new products
  • Facilitate and perform testing and documentation
  • Provide product specifications
  • Draw on your scientific network and external sources of knowledge to make us even better

Hydrophilic polymeric coating specialist with cross-functional collaboration skills
As you will work cross-functionally, collaborating with areas such as Regulatory Affairs, QA, Medical Affairs and Marketing, it is vital that you are able to understand the function of others and likewise convey your specialist knowledge to them in an understandable manner.

Moreover, we expect you to:

  • Have an MSc in chemical engineering, chemistry or similar specialised in polymers
  • Bring 10+ years of experience with hydrophilic polymeric coatings in a product development context
  • Have broad knowledge of polymer science
  • Hold a deep understanding of statistics
  • Communicate effortlessly in English

Interested?
If you would like to know more about the position, please call Head of Materials Charlotte Juel Fristrup on +45 4911 2922.

We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.

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