Cambridge, MA 02138

Posted: 05/22/2023 Job Number: 37456

Job Description

Pay range is $32 - $37 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


At Crystal Equation, we empower people and advance technology initiatives by building trust.  Your recruiter will prep you for the interview, obtain feedback, guide you through any necessary paperwork and provide everything you need for a successful start.  We will serve to empower you along the way and provide the path for your professional journey.



Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    
  • self-motivated
  • Fast and continuous learner
  • Flexible/highly adaptive to continuous changing priorities/environment
Red Flags:    
  • Seeking Remote Work
  • Not comfortable with lab equipment

Day to Day:

This position reports into the Systems Engineering group in Cambridge, MA, supporting senior staff in performing general laboratory functions for the design and characterization of combination products as well as general laboratory support such as supporting preventive maintenance, calibration of lab equipment, and maintaining Good Laboratory Practices. This position requires the application of engineering principles to perform the job functions and the ability to coordinate and communicate optimally across different functions to successfully complete projects. This position is 100% on-site.

  • Become comfortable with thinking creatively and being self-motivated to further add value to the organization.
  • Assist with project definition by performing engineering studies/assessments for drug delivery systems for characterization or qualification in a GMP environment.
  • Work in a laboratory environment daily, performing experiments and operating laboratory equipment, including 3D printers, tensile testers, and viscosity testers
  • Author and execute protocols and technical reports summarizing key findings and results.
  • Perform evaluations of existing systems and provide engineering design recommendations.
  • Provide detailed data analysis and recommendations to enable senior staff to make informed decisions.

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Engineering
  • Effective Communicator (Oral/Written)
  • Technical Writing (Protocols, Reports, Technical Assessments, Presentations)
Preferred/Demonstrated Competencies:
  • Relevant experience (pharmaceutical industry, combination products, medical devices, etc.)
  • Lab/testing experience
  • Data analysis (software: e.g. JMP, Minitab)
  • Project management / multi-tasker to enable handling multiple deliverables/priorities
  • Design Controls / Combination Products
  • Regulatory Standards
  • Problem Solving / Root Cause Analysis
  • Strong individual contributor
  • Collaborative team player
  • Fast and continuous learner
  • Flexible/highly adaptive to continuous changing priorities/environment

Meet Your Recruiter

Scott Brasel

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