Senior Scientist in Newcastle, United Kingdom at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job ID: ADV000750

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit LeicaBiosystems.com  for more information.


Description

Position Summary and Overview


To support Leica Biosystems to remain and expand as an effective and efficient developer of high quality new products and to ensure cost effective and timely product development.



Major Responsibilities


• The generation and evaluation of detection systems for use in cancer diagnosis in manual and automated staining systems.


• To provide technical leadership to a project; develop, plan, and execute experiments to drive the development of detection systems, ensuring that delivery of the project to business is within budget and on schedule


• Driving and supporting departmental innovations programmes and interacting with Innovations Department to initiative novel product development


• To manage multiple internal stakeholders throughout the product development process, from tissue culture production to manufacturing, to quality control and quality assurance for the benefit of the project


• Providing support to and deputise for the Head of Detection in regard to interdepartmental matters


• Provide supervisory support and mentoring for a small project team.


• Devising detailed plans for the development, verification and validation of new products. This requires a comprehensive literature search, a review of existing/rival products, and use of databases prior to deciding which approach to use


• Ongoing awareness of competitor activity and new technologies.



Required Skills/Experience


• Experience of working within a regulated environment


• Significant experience of scientific techniques relevant to the role


• Proven ability to write reports and supporting documentation to a high standard.



Competencies


• Ability to undertake research with minimal supervision


• Ability to write concise and reports


• Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)


• Ability to manage complex technical projects


Job Requirements



Qualifications

Education List of Education, Certifications, Training

• Degree (or equivalent) within a relevant scientific subject


• Further degree (PhD or MSc) would be advantageous.



To Apply:

Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 


If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.  http://www.leicabiosystems.com/about/careers/


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