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Laboratory Technologist - QC

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Quality

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

QC Technologist works in a cGMP environment performing quality control testing for commercial and diagnostics products. Responsibilities include conducting testing of reagents and IVD materials as well as personnel swabs. Responsibilities include working with Manufacturing, Technology Transfer and other departments for data collections and validations for new product QC qualifications, organization of quality-controlled materials used for QC testing and learning new techniques or workflow as required by new product lines.    

QC Technologist is also responsible for gathering and filling out quality documents pertaining to quality control testing, generation of Non-Conformance Report (NCR) when necessary and Temporary Change Order (TCO) application.   

This position will work in a laboratory setting and perform a variety of scientific techniques, including spectrophotometry, PCR, pipetting, etc.    

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities    

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Performs quality control testing on incoming reagents used in Film Array.
  3. Maintains supply stocks as well as coordinating instrument/equipment repairs as necessary.
  4. Provide support if needed in other projects or validations from various departments within the company.   
  5. Responsible for learning new techniques or workflow as required for new product lines.
  6. Responsible for swab set up and reporting for personnel Swab testing program.
  7. Perform accurate and efficient QC data entry.
  8. Maintaining the QC area to ensure that it is clean and contamination-free including participation in cleaning and swabbing as assigned.
  9. Coordinates repeat testing.
  10. Works closely with QC Supervisor and colleagues to ensure consistent and timely turnaround for QC results.
  11. Responsible for maintaining records as required by the Quality System.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Training and Education    

  •  Associate degree or higher in a Life Science or related field.

 Experience    

  •  Technologist - Minimum 6 months previous experience in a laboratory setting (either academic or professional) is required.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities    

  • Mathematic competency
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Ability to accurately follow both written and verbal instruction
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly collaborative and team oriented
  • Demonstrated proficiency with various pipettes is required for this position.

Physical Requirements    

  • Must be able to perform duties wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).
  • Must be able to lift <25lbs.

   

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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