Staff Manufacturing Scientist in Carlsbad, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job ID: BEC016336

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.
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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.


Beckman Coulter is searching for a Staff Manufacturing Scientist.  This exciting opportunity is located at our Carlsbad, CA location.
The Staff Manufacturing Scientist identifies and resolves complex technical and performance issues with existing saleable in-vitro diagnostic reagent, calibrator and control products, or qualifies enhancements to existing or modified product configurations. This position is a "hands on" technical position with individual product responsibility as well as having managerial responsibility for the Aqueous Chemistry Technical Operations team. The successful candidate is the technical lead, performing troubleshooting and extensive data analysis.
  • Incumbent will apply analytical skills, independent judgment and effective interpersonal and negotiation skills to develop and gain acceptance for innovative, practical and consistent solutions to production processes and systems aimed at performance, quality and cost.
  • Develop SOPs and update existing product documentation, as needed, with focused urgency. 
  • Focus on critical deliverables and high priority projects, acting as a hands-on resource where needed at the discretion of the manager to ensure on-time delivery of a high-quality product. 
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products and/or evaluate individual product lot performance. 
  • Manages professional associates and coordinates resources and priorities to meet operational objectives. 

Job Requirements


The candidate needs to have a minimum of 9 years of industrial experience with a scientific bachelor’s degree, or 7 plus years of experience with a MS degree or 4 plus years of industry experience with a Ph.D. degree in the areas of chemistry, biology or related field.  
Experience with diagnostic reagent chemical formulations, experimental design, statistical analysis and biological product optimization in an FDA regulated environment is required. 

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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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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