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Job Description

Key Objectives of the role:

  • Plans and performs quality control testing of reagents and kits utilizing the ION Torrent platform, HPLC, qPCR and mass spec.
  • Collects and analyzes data for final disposition using preapproved documentation as well as troubleshoots assays.
  • Establishes and manages QC metric, data trending, and drives actions for improvement.
  • Initiates problem reporting (deviations, non-conformances, failures, corrective and preventive actions) via Trackwise and performs root cause investigation and analysis for OOS and complaints.
  • Performs and documents equipment maintenance.
  • Preparing samples
  • Instrument start up
  • Perform and document equipment maintenance
  • Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
  • Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues
  • Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs
  • Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks

Minimum Qualifications (must have):

  • Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or other related discipline
  • Working knowledge with Next-Gen sequencing or Master's degree in related discipline.
  • Good pipetting technique
  • Proficiency in Excel and Jump or Minitab
  • Ability to perform independently & as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced team environment.
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience writing & reviewing technical documentation.
  • Experience in working in FDA regulated environment.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):

  • Experience with the ION Torrent platform
  • Experience in Pharma, Medical Device, or clinical lab QC environment
  • Experience with ISO 13485 and cGMP
  • Experience working in a FDA Regulated environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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