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R&D Test Engineer


Posted Thursday, July 13, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003901263

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North Chicago, IL
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Research and Development (R&D)- Test Engineer will assist in the development of innovative products for delivering drugs to patients often as inconspicuous as possible. Development activities may consist of tests that determine physical and mechanical characteristics materials for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the duties listed below


• Assist in various projects as assigned by team lead /supervisor

• Set-up, adjust, and operate various types of lab equipment and instruments

• Perform experiments for development research projects under guidance and supervision of immediate lead/ supervisor

• Author Design verification Protocols and Records

• Support engineering testing and formal design verification testing

• Design of Experiments for the stated objective:

o Brainstorm

o Design and develop experiments

o Conduct experiments on the test samples and collect data.

o Analyze data, Interpret results and verify conformity to specifications

o Record test results on standardized forms and maintain good documentation practices

• Ensure adherence to policy and procedures related to applicable standards, specifications, EH&S, quality, and GMP guidelines

• Maintain order and cleanliness of laboratories and warehousing space, including inventories of developmental materials

• Exercise professional capability to properly apply company policies and procedures

• Refer to Team Leads/Supervisor for assistance with complex problems that may arise

• Escalate issues to supervisor/manager as necessary

• Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations

• Maintaining a good attendance record is an essential function of the job

• Maintain general housekeeping of working area

• Other duties as assigned by the lead/supervisor


Test equipment, Troubleshooting, lab equipment, Verification, medical device, Test Method Validation, PC Skills, data analysis, viscosity testing, Instron

Top Skills Details:

Test equipment,Troubleshooting,lab equipment,Verification,medical device,Test Method Validation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


• 2~3 years of experience in operating lab equipment like Zwick (or Instron), flow accuracy stations, environmental chambers (temperature and humidity), viscosity measurement, etc or equivalent directly related work experience

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

• Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and be able to work on electronic lab notebooks with minimal training

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Problem solving aptitude: Support issue investigation and resolutions

• Test Methods: Define, develop, and validate test methods

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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