• Scientist, Senior

    Location US-CA-Richmond
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  • Overview

    Bio-Rad is looking for a Senior Scientist.


    • Designs, plans and initiates experiments for development and execution of new product development.
    • Identifies root causes of product failures and determines batch specific rework if necessary.
    • Devises Material Specs, Production and Quality Control Procedures.
    • Evaluates processes to insure reliability.
    • Designs and performs training session for other departments.
    • Performs raw material and finished product validation/qualification studies and generate reports summarizing work and recommendations.
    • Creates new materials in SAP.
    • Designs and performs experiments for the above purposes, and communicate results both internally and externally.
    • Completes and initiates Deviation and Non-conformance (QN) Reports.
    • Performs instrument validation and maintenance as needed.
    • Participates in the new product introduction and Scale up.
    • Implements Change Management work process for continuous improvement.
    • Collaborates with other department leaders to ensure compliance with safety, environmental and OSHA standards.
    • Drives improvements in performance by collecting data and reporting of KPI for business efficiency.


    • Minimum of BS or MS Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or other related Life Science field with 7 years’ experience.
    • Comprehensive understanding of experimental design with proficiency with common protein chemistry, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology techniques.
    • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills, reliable decision making, attention to detail, and multi-tasking
    • are essential to success in this position.
    • Strong background in scientific principles with ability to troubleshoot and solve technical issues.
    • Ability to communicate write clear comprehensive reports and communicate effectively in cross-functional teams and to senior management.


    About Bio-Rad:


    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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    Agency Non-Solicitation:


    Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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