Seattle, WA then moving to Bothell, WA in March 2020
The Manufacturing Research Associate I is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual learns to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.
SCHEDULE: Monday thru Friday, Day Shift. Shift may change to 4 x 10s with location move to Bothell, WA. First few months will be in South Lake Union, Seattle, WA. Position will move to Bothell in approximately March 2020.
Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
Work both independently and in a team environment
Perform Incoming QC on raw materials
Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
Manufacture intermediates and finished products
Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in a medical device, biotechnology, or academic setting
Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications capabilities
Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines
Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)
Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system (desirable)
Ability to lift and carry 20-25lb freezer/refrigerator racks
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