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Control Material Analyst I in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job ID: CEP002721

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Description

  • Job Description Summary
    The Quality Control Analyst I will be working in Quality Control department to support reference material testing activities in accordance to GMP standards and FDA/ISO regulations. The successful candidate will have experience working in a Quality environment, have working knowledge of laboratory procedures, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Job Description

    Job Description– QC Analyst I

    The Quality Control Analyst I will be working in Quality Control department to support reference material testing activities in accordance to GMP standards and FDA/ISO regulations. The successful candidate will have experience working in a Quality environment, have working knowledge of laboratory procedures, techniques, and methodologies.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs and documents laboratory testing and data analyses of raw materials, manufacturing intermediates, finished products, and control materials.
    • Conducts data analysis according to established methods and product specifications
    • Revises and updates product testing procedures, work instructions, and worksheet as appropriate.
    • Performs laboratory and equipment maintenance/calibration activities as instructed
    • Maintains laboratory reagent and control material inventories.
    • Participates in test method validation activities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or requested

Job Requirements



Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (MINIMAL COMPETENCIES)

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 1-2 years of related work experience OR AA or Technical Trade Degree with 0-1 years of work experience
  • 0 to 2 years of Quality Control and/or Manufacturing testing experience
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking and attention to details skills.
  • Able to work independently and interface effectively with multiple disciplines within different functional groups.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in handling biological and chemical materials.
  • Experience working in GMP compliance environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.