Innovation Scientist (40 hours p/w)

    Together Towards Health! At RENOLIT Healthcare we are committed to the health of the world's population every day. We produce films, tubes, ports and caps that are used for bioreactors and for the packaging of infusion, transfusion and dialysis fluids. Quality is of the utmost importance to us. We are dedicated to make an important social contribution every day. A current example of our dedication towards health is the RENOLIT films that are globally used in the production of the COVID-19 vaccines.    

    RENOLIT Healthcare is expanding and preparing for the many innovative opportunities that lie ahead of us. We have three Innovation Centers working as an incubator and think-tanks in Amsterdam, California and Beijing. These are exciting places where we focus on innovation and where great ideas for the future arise. The Amsterdam Innovation Center (AIC) is currently expanding its activities among other with Nanolayer polymer film production, Photobioreactors for direct conversion of CO2 into Ethylene and Propylene Non Fossil Carbon based monomers and 3D printing filaments of polymer/polymer composites for additive manufacturing of medical implantable devices. To support us in our innovation journey we are looking for an: Innovation Scientist (40 hours p/w)

    Just finished your Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry or are have a M.Sc. in Polymer Chemistry in combination with working experience? Then this role could also be interesting for you!

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    What will be your challenge?

    •  Actively contribute to idea harvesting exploring many different routes and techniques as used by the AIC
    • On an ongoing base study literature and scan publications
    • Maintain a good and close relationship with the academic world globally
    • Prepare Business Canvasses as a part of the Incubation phase of projects whereby the idea is looked at from many different angles
    • Once projects are accepted ergo passed the first gate into the test phase, design and run a project test phase in an effective manner
    • Communicate with the company’s global product management team
    • Write crisp high quality reports on the work done
    • Effectively hand-over matured projects to PE&PD and the product management team’s worldwide.
    • Keep being broadly informed about what’s going on in science world
    • Provide the scientific background when it comes to methods, techniques and raw materials as used in the Healthcare branch
    • Do technical write ups that can be the basis for patent applications
    •  Attend useful seminar’s, congresses, etc. and inform the AIC team on the highlights

    Our Amsterdam Innovation Centre (AIC) team currently consists out of 10 people and being a part of the small AIC team also means that we all have a hands-on mentality, are flexible to help each other and are prepared to do whatever is necessary to get things done.

    Wat wij verwachten

    Aspired profile of our Innovation Scientist   

    • Ideally, you have obtained your Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry. Or you have a Master of Science in Polymer Chemistry with working experience in a role focused on innovation.
    • Skilled in (desktop) research, processing and applying information and using a variety of research methods
    • You have a broad interest for other fields than your speciality.
    • You are a team player with networking skills as well as with a structured way of working
    • You are passionate about innovation and are able to think outside the box
    • You are a proactive problem solver with a hands-on approach
    • You are result oriented and have an independent work style with entrepreneurial thinking and acting
    • You have very strong analytical skills
    • You are fluent in English and one or two other major languages.
    • You have a very good inter-cultural competence working with many different nationalities
    • You can decide what is important and what not

    Wat wij aanbieden

    What we offer you
    Besides an important position within our Amsterdam innovation facility where we build the future, we offer a good package of benefits (e.g. 26 vacation days + 11,5 ADV days, 13th month, holiday allowance, travel allowance, employability budget and a year-end success fee potential). Plus you can develop yourself within growing and exciting fields such as healthcare and biotech.

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    LocatieRENOLIT Nederland B.V.
    AfdelingAmsterdam Innovation Centre

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