Product Development Scientist Resume Samples

Product Development Specialist works across a variety of fields and the job duties vary based on the industry. Some of the core duties are listed on the Product Development Scientist Resume as – ensuring the organization meets government regulations and standards relating to safety, sanitation, waste management, and quality standards, acting as an expert in available technologies, materials, procedures, and research project management; seeking and understanding developments in relevant fields, tracking and ensuring compliance to laws, regulations, guidelines, and safety standards, and designing products and research projects based on competitive analyses, market research, and specifications.

In general, Product Development Scientists should have the ability to communicate well with others, and have excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills, and excellent data-analysis skills, and the ability to articulate findings to laypersons, and industry experts. At least a bachelor’s of science degree in relevant fields such as biochemistry, chemistry, or pharmaceutics is required. Some employers prefer industry-specific qualifications or prior work experience in a similar role.

Product Development Scientist Resume example

Product Development Scientist Resume

Objective : Product Development Scientist Professional with more than 10 years of hands-on experience in the scientific and pharmaceutical industry, transitioning into corporate interests with expected MBA. Knowledge in compliance and quality systems, including ISO and ICH guidelines. Demonstrated ability to produce results and evaluate data.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, SOP Authoring, Document Control, Quality Assurance.

Description :

    1. Performed studies to develop innovative growth factor/small molecule-based matrix formulations in support of biological device development.
    2. Lead laboratory operations.
    3. Conducted analytical characterization of biological matrices (collagen/TCP) using analytical (SPR, HPLC, ELISA, and capillary electrophoresis) and bioassay methods for product development.
    4. Lead Scientist for laboratory method validation activities including instrument qualification and methods validation.
    5. Coordinated analytical methods in-sourcing and methods outsourcing (CRO), driving cost savings exceeding $100K annually.
    6. Acquired and installed capillary electrophoresis and HPLC instrumentation to expand internal protein analysis capabilities.
    7. Acted as a supporting inventor on patent-pending novel mint varieties and natural sensate technologies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Product Development Scientist Resume

Objective : Product Development Scientist Professional and Analytical Scientist with more than 20 years combined experience in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology and medical device industry. Solid scientific background with experienced management practices. First-hand experience with CTD, eCTD, and paper pharmaceutical NDA, ANDA, IND, MAAs, IMPDs, and with specialization in CMC/ Preclinical toxicology sections.

Skills : Microsoft Office, PC's & Office Equipment.

Description :

    1. Included alternate vendor evaluation and testing with an in-house sensory evaluation of the finished product.
    2. Participated in new product cuttings and evaluations with cross-functional teams.
    3. Completed formulation standardization including ingredient and finished goods specifications for all products and generated ingredient labeling and nutritional analysis.
    4. Initiated formulation changes and evaluated new product production under the direction of Product Development Coordinator Production Shift Team Leader Directly responsible for the supervision of six employees in the production of biscotti in a new production facility.
    5. Oversaw the production process from the transfer of raw ingredients from the warehouse, mixing, baking, cutting, and drying, and the chocolate bottoming/enrobing system with work on mixers, band ovens, ultrasonic saws, and enrobing systems.
    6. Coordinated activity with chocolate system and packaging lead.
    7. Included equipment troubleshooting and any manufacturing issues with the chocolate system, product temperature, and potential downtime.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science


Product Development Scientist Resume

Summary : Product Development Scientist professional with four years of hands-on experience with New Product Development (from concept to commercialization and launch) in a fast-paced environment, Product Innovation, Troubleshooting, Product Specifications Development, Test Methods Development, Consumer Research, and Shelf-life analysis.

Skills : Cary 5E Spectrometer, A pulsed nanosecond nitrogen laser, Fluorescence spectrometer, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer, UV-Vis Spectrometer, Infrared spectrometer, High-Performance Liquid Chromatograph, Blender, Centrifuge.

Description :

    1. Led product development effort from concept to commercialization for SoPop(TM) mainstream soda, Seraphine(TM) flavored seltzer on the disruptive innovative Keurig Kold(TM) platform.
    2. Successfully worked with cross-functional teams including processing, production, engineering, packaging, QC, and purchasing to design/facilitate efficient start-up syrup production trials.
    3. Coordinated with the sensory team to execute internal and external consumer tests (DA, CLT, Focus groups, triangle test, and DOD) to guide new product development efforts resulting in gaining parity with the market leader.
    4. Proactively explored Asian-infused RTD beverages to replenish innovation pipeline channeling the Keurig entrepreneurial spirit through market assessment and concept development.
    5. Designed and executed product package interaction experiments including antioxidant, shelf life, dissolved oxygen, off-notes, and water quality to improve product performance and/or mitigate business risks.
    6. Drafted and implemented SOPs on analytical test method development and on flavor evaluation.
    7. Authored protocols/reports and executed IQ/OQ/PQ's for installation of instrumentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Product Development Scientist Resume

Headline : Researching and development chemist working in product development. Experimentalist and data analyst with an organized, methodical approach and emphasis on statistical significance and documentation. Chemical formulator with experience developing conventional photographic (silver halide) coating fluids, microencapsulated digital media coating fluids, and consumer inkjet ink.

Skills : AspenTech, Microsoft Office, SAP.

Description :

    1. Led development, clinical evaluation, and manufacturing launch of FDA cleared product, ImmuKnow Adapted ImmuKnow, to a new formulation of liquid stable Luminescence reagent which reduced costs and increased global sales.
    2. Validated one-year 2-8C stability Evaluated phytohemagglutinin, bacterial and viral antigen cellular immune responses in the ImmuKnow test system.
    3. New predictive use of ImmuKnow technology.
    4. Independently, studied the global PHA-L response of Crohn's and Irritable Bowel Disease in responsive and non-responsive patients to therapy at Johns Hopkins and presented data internally at Cylex Investigated issues of the lab to lab test differences and presented data and theory for well to well and lab to lab reproducibility issues.
    5. Developed and validated a radically new blood specimen shipper that protected blood viability for 24 hours.
    6. Addressed testing lab concerns about the viability of specimen after shipping.
    7. Participated in interdepartmental (CAPA) problem-solving meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor

Product Development Scientist Resume

Headline : Leading or supporting the design and execution of product experiments including bench-top, pilot plant, and production plant trials due to new formulations or changes to existing formulation or processes, and alsoTranslate ideas or concepts for new product innovation into product prototypes that deliver against key product parameters such as nutritional content and cost of goods.

Skills : AspenPlus, SAP, JMP, Microsoft Office, MATLAB, 5S, FMEA, Analytical Chemistry, Process Development.

Description :

    1. Responsible for development and support of product uniqueness and innovation methodology for leading national cheese processors and distributors.
    2. Worked on design team developing pioneer fast freeze process.
    3. Packaged and preserved process was vital for company competitiveness.
    4. Acquired manufacturing patent for Italian style cheeses like Ricotta and Mozzarella.
    5. Served as part of product formulation team for industrial customers like ConAgra, Stouffers, Kraft, and Weight Watchers.
    6. Performed tasks from bench scale -up to plant production assignments.
    7. Assisted in maintaining industrial client satisfaction and in growing revenues from those accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Product Development Scientist Resume

Headline : An accomplished scientist and software engineer with extensive experience in commercial software development in the area of computational chemistry. Extensive experience in supporting application development for computational solutions relevant to the personal care product, specialty chemicals, petrochemicals, and pharmaceutical industries. Specializing in statistical thermodynamics, molecular modeling and Monte Carlo methods, object-oriented software design and development, complex scientific algorithms, and parallel computation.

Skills : Catalyst Development, Hydrotreating, Polymerization.

Description :

    1. Worked as part of the development team of Accelrys Materials modeling software Materials Studio, and the Formulation assisted software toolkit (FAST).
    2. Developed both the server algorithms and the user interfaces of the polymer Monte Carlo products in Materials Studio.
    3. Ported some of their legacy model building server algorithms into Materials Studio.
    4. Played an instrumental role in identifying and fixing bugs for commercialization of the FAST software, which was initially developed as a consortium product.
    5. Designed and developed the data administrative tool, as well as the QSAR model building tool with Genetic algorithms on the FAST client side.
    6. Made significant contributions to solving technical issues.
    7. Independently, studied trending data to identify and correct troubling manufacturing results before they became an issue in the field.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
mS

Product Development Scientist Resume

Summary : Over a thirteen year period, I have taken advantage of opportunities to become extremely experienced in the field of food science, product development and project management through on the job and classroom training, resulting in knowledge of complex juice systems, beverage processing and manufacturing.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Worked with marketing, sales, legal, regulatory, manufacturing, and supply chain team, developing and launching cleaning/disinfection spray products.
    2. Met all project development timelines.
    3. Supervised technician work and designed experiments.
    4. Applied formulation expertise to product innovation.
    5. Managed technology and worked as R&D point of contact for spray brands (>$100 MM revenue) maintenance in the homecare business.
    6. Addressed customer challenges and designed experiments, launching sales documents successfully.
    7. Embedded consumer insight and business insight experience to project pipeline development.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Chemistry

Product Development Scientist Resume

Headline : Identifying and implementing new technologies related to ingredients, product formulation or processing, and also Generating and maintaining technical documents (Specifications, SOPs, etc.) related to assigned projects or other areas of responsibility.

Skills : Multitasking, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted R&D Bench-top, pilot plant and plant development and commercialization of new products and quality/cost improvement of existing Gatorade products.
    2. Designed and executed experiments, and analyze and interpret data to make sound technical recommendations on product and process issues.
    3. Developed project timelines and deliver on key project milestones; represent R&D at cross-functional team meetings.
    4. Planned coordinate and execute product development via bench top and pilot plant work.
    5. Included preparing and processing beverage samples, overseeing shelf life testing, scheduling and producing products for sensory panels and consumer tests, interpreting data and making recommendations and maintaining detailed lab notebook.
    6. Entered ingredient specifications and formulas into corporate documentation software.
    7. Resolved technical issues and challenges, proactively troubleshoot.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Business Administration

Product Development Scientist Resume

Summary : Product Development Scientist with 15 years of experience with global Fortune 500 consumer packaged food corporations. Expert at product development, small-scale prototyping of novel foods, plant testing/start-up/implementation of breakfast cereals, dough/baked goods, and some beverage products. Vast experience with major cooking/forming processes (especially extrusion), grain-based formulating, lipid oxidation/stability issues, and cost-saving initiatives involving formulation or process improvement. Work well both independently and as part of a team.

Skills : Developing Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Performed product development for Kellogg's North America (US and Canada) markets and research for breakfast cereals products/processes: Large experience with direct expanded extruded products: o Die design, screw configurations, ingredient functionality (protein, starches & fiber), rate increase.
    2. Membered of the Kellogg's Extrusion Technical Circle, responsible for defining, testing, and executing extrusion research projects and advancements.
    3. Agglomerated cereal bars: Special K bar.
    4. Inputted technology evaluation to cleaning business leadership team for strategic planning.
    5. Developed a new Stage-Gate System for launching new products resulting in increased departmental integration.
    6. Formulated and improved products in the coatings, lubrication, personal care, fertilizers, and cleaners lines which improved sales and margins.
    7. Transformed paint color matching from customer-mixed to offering the customer 940 standard colors as well as custom color matches premixed in the paint.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Product Development Scientist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Product Development Scientist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Strong organizational , ability to handle multiple.

Description :

    1. Experienced and skills are summarized in the following sections; Offer dedicated Technical Support (globally, including middle-east) to key customer accounts such as Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and Sony.
    2. Responsible for project management and product ownership with the authority to delegate tasks to other personnel to ensure that milestones are met.
    3. Regularly chair project meetings with all levels of management present.
    4. Oversaw products from conception to launch.
    5. Reported verbally and in writing to the International Directors.
    6. Directed man management (2 scientists, 4 technicians, 2 sales engineers) At my time with Henkel Loctite, I obtained 7 patents in solder paste formulation and alloys (one of which still stands).
    7. Led the development of a low VOC waterless hand cleaner using Design of Experiments (DOE).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Applied Chemistry