Would you like to join an innovative team creating technology to power groundbreaking insights in academic, clinical, pharma and biotech research?
The Reagent Quality Control (QC) Scientist is a member of our Proteomics Reagent Operations team. The scientist will be accountable for QC testing of raw materials, in-
process materials and finished goods for release. This individual will also be a subject matter expert in the development and testing of new QC procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Position Responsibilities / Essential Functions QC incoming raw materials, in-process testing, and final QC of Proteomics reagent products.
Analyze data and complete testing reports Perform quality control testing using standard ICP-Mass Spectrometry as well as our novel Mass Cytometry technology on our CyTOF instruments : Helios and Hyperion.
Work with R&D and Manufacturing Sciences & Engineering to transfer new or improved products into Reagent Manufacturing regarding all aspects of QC Be accountable for development of robust QC procedures for Proteomics Reagents.
Executes manufacturing validation test plans, assists Transfer Scientist with the preparation of technical reports Create and maintain QC documentation for new and existing products, processes, and equipment Ensure lab equipment is calibrated in a timely manner and maintain quality records in the Quality Assurance database.
Independent technical support and decision making for methods with complexity. Support process improvement initiatives to ensure robust processes are developed for Manufacturing.
Support the coordination of root cause investigations for quality-related issues Minimum Job Requirements : Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or similar Life Science (graduate degree in immunology highly desirable) plus a minimum of 3-
4 yearsexperience working in a lab environment Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical reports, technical procedures, validation protocols and reports, operating instructions, and / or scientific publications.
Previous work in quality control role is highly desirable Proven capability of using various analytical instruments for characterization and testing of produced reagents Experience in tissue culture is required Experience with Flow Cytometry and / or Mass Cytometry including sample preparation, instrumentation and FCS data analysis software.
Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Access and general understanding of ERP concepts Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and ultimately troubleshoot independently Ability to multitask in a fast-
paced environment Attention to detail is essential. Ability to relocate to the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. Fluidigm is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.