Associate Scientist (R&D)
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Diazyme, an affiliate of General Atomics, is a cGMP and ISO
13485 certified medical device manufacturer. Diazyme uses its
proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents
which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in
user-friendly formats. Their products include test kits for
diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers,
renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced
Bio-Technician in our Diazyme Laboratories. This person under
general direction will join the R&D team for development
enzymatic assays and immunoassays used in clinical settings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in the assay development, assay optimization, and
application on various clinical chemistry analyzers.
Performs post development activities to include manufacturing
support, technical support, and other post launch product
Utilizes MS Excel for process control and data entry.
Participates in the development of operating procedures, regulatory
requirements, safety guidelines, and manufacturing practices and
prepares reports as requested.
May participate in the development of operating procedures,
regulatory requirements, safety guidelines, and manufacturing
practices and prepares reports as requested.
Maintains and updates a variety of confidential and sensitive
electronic and/or hard copy records and/or files.
May function in a leadership role to less experienced professional
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires an associate's degree in
biochemistry, biology, or related discipline, and one or more years
of related experience working in an academic or industrial biotech
or life science laboratory. Equivalent professional experience in
an academic or industrial biotech or life science laboratory may be
substituted in lieu of education.
Requires a general understanding of biological/bioanalytical
theories and principles as well as a working knowledge of
laboratory protocols, and regulatory and safety requirements.
Must possess: (1) the ability to interpret data and identify and
analyze issues, contributing solutions to moderately complex
problems; (2) good interpersonal, verbal and written communication
skills to explain general to mid-level information and effectively
communicate with all levels of employees; (3) the ability to
maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and (4) the
ability to use basic office/scientific software and knowledge of
basic computer operations and applications.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is
essential as is the ability to work extended hours as
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