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Senior Scientist

Myant

Myant

Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
About Us

Myant X is building the future, Society 5.0. We are scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs dedicated to advancing innovation. We are at the forefront of advanced materials research, driving novel process developments from lab through scale-up. Our projects and expertise span healthcare, distributed electronics, smart textiles, cleantech, and advanced manufacturing. Our interdisciplinary approach guides us through every stage of innovation, enabling us to deliver cutting-edge solutions for material-based systems.

Role
Myant X is seeking a Senior Scientist/Engineer with experience in small molecule and polymer synthesis and processing. Knowledge biomaterials, biosensing, and bio-processing would be valuable. You will join a world-class team of scientists and engineers and have access to state-of-the-art materials and infrastructure housed at Myant X and with our partners. Your primary objective will be to spearhead novel materials innovations as part of our internal research program and to support our external client work. This role promises an exciting challenge and a chance to contribute significantly to the advancement of our field.

Responsibilities
  • Lead and oversee advanced research projects focused on the development and application of novel materials.
  • Design organic synthesis routes for the preparation of biomolecules, monomers, and polymers.
  • Design and characterize biosensing devices, optimizing their properties for maximum stability and performance.
  • Analyze, document, and present research findings at both internal and external forums, ensuring rigorous project documentation compliance, including ISO standards, invention disclosures, and scientific publications.
  • Translate scientific advancements into practical, scalable technologies to address and resolve complex business challenges.
  • Manage laboratory operations, including equipment maintenance, SOP development, staff training, and logistical oversight of lab supplies and equipment procurement.
  • Provide expert review and summary of scientific literature and patents to guide strategic direction in research and development.
  • Develop cost estimates and detailed proposals to ensure project alignment with budgetary and client requirements.
  • Implement process optimization strategies to enhance efficiency and product quality.
  • Design and scale up chemical processes from lab to bench and to pilot, ensuring safety and compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation to ensure all processes adhere to compliance and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with regulatory bodies to manage approvals for new chemical entities and compositions.
  • Lead risk assessment and mitigation strategies to ensure the safety and reliability of chemical processes.
Qualifications
  • Comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in chemical synthesis and processing.
  • Experience in the design, synthesis, and application of polymers and biomaterials.
  • Experience with formalized project management tools and methodologies, such as PMP certification.
  • Past experience in management consulting and direct client interactions would be an asset.
  • Proven track record in non-software product development and ownership.
  • Background in continuous improvement methods, including Lean Six Sigma.
  • Demonstrated experience with team building and leadership in a dynamic research environment.
  • Expertise in process engineering and troubleshooting within a chemical environment.
  • Experience in designing and implementing control strategies for process variability reduction.
  • Technical skills in process simulation and modeling tools to predict process behaviors under different scenarios.
  • Knowledge of advanced data analysis and statistical techniques to optimize process performance.
  • Experience in environmental sustainability practices related to chemical processing.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion in a collaborative environment.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001:2015 and other relevant quality management systems.

What we offer at Myant

  • Free SKIIN Employee Kit
  • Employee stock options
  • Paid Sick Days and Personal Days
  • Group Health Insurance Plan
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Events
  • Exposure working in one of the most innovative and forward-thinking start-ups that is passionate and dedicated towards the healthcare industry.
Myant is a diversified, equal opportunity employer. People with a disability or a special accommodation request may send an email to hr@myant.ca.