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Research and Development Intern

2900 College Dr, Kettering, OH 45420, USA Req #423
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Solvita comes from “sol” meaning sun and “vita” meaning life. As sunlight nurtures new life, we take the donor gift and transform it into new hope, bringing the light of healing to patients in our local hospitals through blood donations and to patients around the globe in need of tissue transplants. 

Because we believe that everyone deserves more time to live life to its fullest. 

In this role you will:

  • Assists on projects within Process Engineering and Development related to new allograft development, recovery, and processing method improvements.
  • Collect and analyze data using statistical tools.
  • Assist in transitioning new/improved processes into production.
  • Assists with the preparation of reports and manuscripts for publication internal or external review.
  • Assists with surgical procedures in support of pre-clinical research projects as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory authorities, following standard practices and procedures.
  • Provide recommendations for work instructions, job aids and policies, and assist in modification/development of same.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Those that display conscientiousness, personal accountability, dependability, team work, a safety mindset, and kindness are encouraged to apply!

We offer:

  • A highly competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and supplemental insurance
  • 401(k) with employer contribution and match
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) - up to 5 weeks in your first year!
  • Opportunities to participate in recreational activities such as Battle of the Businesses, special events such as Kings Island Day, Dayton Air Show and opportunities to give back.
  • Opportunities to join various employee committees

Minimum Requirements: 

  • High School diploma and currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science degree program (or higher) from an accredited university in an applicable discipline (i.e., engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, etc.) or other closely related scientific area.
  • Ability to solve and analyze technical problems and give recommendations. 
  • Detail oriented, organized, and capable of accurately documenting work using excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point).
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across functional organizations.

 Work Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Position requires exposure to gross anatomy. 
  • Must be able to meet the required physical demands with or without reasonable accommodation.
About Solvita
  • We began in Dayton in 1964 as the region’s first centralized blood bank. Solvita collects and provides all blood products for hospitals in our 15-county region and beyond.
  • The tissue bank was born in 1986 and is now one of the nation’s largest tissue banks. Solvita recovers, processes, and distributes human tissue grafts and is the nation’s largest non-profit provider of skin grafts for burn patients.
Solvita is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Other details

  • Job Family PROFESSIONAL
  • Job Function PROFS_ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
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  • 2900 College Dr, Kettering, OH 45420, USA