• Senior Engineer/Senior Scientist

    Posting Date 2 months ago(9/7/2018 7:56 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    West Lafayette IN United States
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Cook Research Inc.
  • Overview

    The Senior Scientist is a leader in the New Ventures team responsible for applying their research skills to solve a variety/array of problems.  The Senior Scientist will be responsible for identification and evaluation of new opportunities, formulation of business plans & value propositions, creation & evaluation of new device concepts, and transfer to internal & external exit partners.  The successful candidate will preferably have prior experience in the medical device industry, with exposure to both R&D and Business Development.


    • Lead large-scale or multiple projects or studies with a high degree of independence;
    • Contribute technical and scientific expertise and direction to Cook engineers and other company business functions;
    • Assume responsibility for interpreting data, organizing, executing, and coordinating project activities;
    • Provide technical input on defining project priorities and company product goals;
    • Identify and solve function-level and team-level problems; and
    • Act as a mentor to other personnel in their teams;
    • Provide technical and strategic input on managing company intellectual property relevant to area of work

    • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others
    throughout various levels of the global organization
    • Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
    • Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
    • Must have effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
    • Ability to work in collaborative and
    independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
    • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations
    • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills


    MS in biological science, chemistry, life science, or engineering with 5+ years relevant experience; or a PhD in biological science, chemistry, life science, or engineering with 2+ years relevant experience
    • Proven technical ability and leadership skills in mentoring and training

    • Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat and 

    gloves required in many areas associated with this position.
    • Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with
    computers, etc.
    • Works under general office environmental conditions.


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