Staff Development Scientist in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID: BEC009019

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Family Description: The Staff
Development Scientist will be working in a team environment to develop new
products, to evaluate and implement new technologies, and to partake or lead in
supporting post-launch process improvement and quality issues. The candidate
must have the following qualities: 

Possesses In-depth knowledge and experience in Flow Cytometry and basic
knowledge of related disciplines;

Understands and adheres to GLP, GMP, and other best practices;

Applies analytical skills and independent judgment to develop
innovative, practical and consistent solutions to a wide range of complex

Creates a new perspective using existing solutions and adapts to
changing priorities;

Works independently with minimal guidance;

Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience;

Effectively communicates and builds consensus;

Impacts activities within own team and with other functional team

of responsibilities
Works with minimal guidance on the evaluation and implementation of new
technologies. The Staff Development Scientist performs experiments; reviews
test results for experimental error and determines if repeats are required;
participates in planning studies for the development, evolution and
optimization of assay(s); maintains well organized laboratory notebooks in
compliance with relevant procedures; and supports post-launch to resolve
performance and/or quality issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include
the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Participates in the analysis, design and development of system

Plans and performs experiments and studies, and evaluates results.

Maintains knowledge of industry principles and advancements. May publish
articles in scientific journals and produce patentable work.

Reports status of experiments to supervisor.

Works closely with Marketing, Manufacturing, and Quality, as well as
other functional areas.

May lead functional teams or projects.

Provides quality assurance for adherence to technical standards.

Supports technologies post‐launch to resolve performance issues.

Adheres to product specifications and makes recommendations for adjustments
to specifications.

Responsible for ensuring personal and company compliance with all
Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for
Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.

Responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all company guidelines
related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources
needed to do so are available and in good condition.

Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements


and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in field with 8+ years exp. OR Master’s degree in
field with 5+ years exp. OR Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years exp. Flow
Cytometry experience required.

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.