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Product Development Scientist

Insight Recruitment Omaha, NE

Job Description

We are a leader in the manufacture and sale of diagnostic kits and reagents for the healthcare industry and are looking for a Product Development Scientist to join our growing team.  In this hands-on role, you are responsible for development of reagents and controls based on our clients’ needs and development of new applications or protocols for use with our existing products.

Do you like solving problems and creating solutions that meet customer needs?  Do you enjoy working in a laboratory, developing products that impact the lives of others?  Do you want to be a subject matter expert?  This may be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

We offer a salary range of $68k to $98k depending on education and/or experience plus great benefits and opportunities for advancement.


  • Design and execute experiments related to process or product development.  Interpret results and share data with project team on a routine basis.
  • Develop new protocols or applications for existing product lines.
  • Collaborate with Product Manager and other project team members on ideas and/or direction of product development.
  • Work with tech transfer and manufacturing group to scale production accordingly.
  • Troubleshoot existing manufacturing processes when necessary to identify and solve issues.
  • Propose ideas for improvement or expansion of current products.
  • Develop products in accordance with appropriate FDA regulations.
  • Independently perform experiments with a wide variety of instrumentation including, but not limited to, hematology analyzers, flow cytometers and glucose analyzers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biology or related field with 7 to 10 years of laboratory experience
  • Master’s degree in Microbiology or related science field with 4 to 7 years of laboratory experience
  • OR appropriate combination of education and experience

Success Factors:

  • Willingness to learn and be flexible/adaptable depending upon project needs.
  • Enthusiasm for working in teams and collaborating with both internal and external customers.


Job Details

Date Posted January 19, 2019
Date Closes February 18, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary
Experience Level Experienced (7-15 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 19-1042.00 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Zipcode 68007
Name Shawn Mischnick
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone 402-730-2645

This job requires the following skills

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Computer Usage
  • Medical Technology
  • Manufacturing - Management
  • GMP
  • Other - Project Management
  • Other - Researcher