Engineer Scientist I / QC

Advantage Resourcing
October 31, 2020
Fremont, CA
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Advantage Resourcing is seeking an Engineer Scientist I / QC for our client in Fremont, CA. 

Using standard operating procedures (SOP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP), the Engineer/Scientist I will perform testing of filled bottle components and finished goods kits. The Engineer/Scientist I will be responsible for all aspects of laboratory testing, such as sample receipt, data generation, product verification, data analysis and summarization, instrument operation, and all other QC lab supporting activities.

Specialty Diagnostics
The Specialty Diagnostics Group offers a wide range of diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments and associated products in order to serve customers in healthcare, clinical, pharmaceutical, industrial, and food safety laboratories. Our client's healthcare products are used to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnoses, which improves patient care in a more cost efficient manner. This group has six divisions: Immunodiagnostics, Clinical Diagnostics, Transplant Diagnostics, Microbiology, Anatomical Pathology, and the company's Healthcare Market Channel.


• Conducts analytical and functional testing of finished goods kits and/or filled bottle reagents/calibrators according to approved SOPs.

• Perform testing using chemistry clinical analyzers and document test results accurately using Excel spreadsheets and workbooks.

• Document test results, complete batch records, document problems and other relevant information under cGMPs.

• Perform simple revisions and updates to QCs SOPs and/or worksheets as necessary, and initiate procedure change orders.

• Summarize test data, maintain lot histories and evaluate data for trends and discrepancies.

• Performs other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned by the Supervisor.

• Participate in PPI, Lean, and 5S programs, as required.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
• Minimum BS/BA in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Bioscience with 0-2 yrs Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience, preferably in the medical diagnostics industry.
• Demonstrated ability and/or additional experience may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA degree.
• Strong laboratory skills including pipetting, safety, and hazardous chemical handling.
• Understanding of cGMP and how it applies to the work environment is preferred.
• High level of reading comprehension skills.
• Ability to follow written and verbal directions with a high level of accuracy.
• Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation.
• High level of verbal communication skills.
• Manual dexterity, must be able to lift/move up to 20 pounds.
• Intermediate word processing and spreadsheet software skills.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to perform simple data analysis and to summarize results.
• Basic math skills including calculation of concentrations and dilutions and a strong grasp of algebraic concepts.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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