Senior Staff Formulation Biochemist|
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The Sr. Staff Formulation Biochemist, Development Science Microbiologyfor Beckman Coulter is responsible for developing new and updated assay formulations for our Gold Standard Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) platform.
This position is part of Development Science located in Sacramento, California and will be hybrid. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.
You will be a part of the Development Science Formulation team, you will initially be reporting to the Director, Development Science who is responsible for the consumable product development and post launch sustaining activities for Microbiology. If you thrive in fast paced and innovative role and want to work to build a world-class development organization- read on.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Lead the formulation development of new and updated assays used for antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Determine optimal assay performance based upon current manufacturing processes and controls
Prepare reports and technical presentations
Update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed
Establish Standard Work within the Formulation group
Lead process improvement and problem-solving activities
Be the Chemical Safety Officer for Development Science
The essential requirements of the job include:
Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry with 14+ years OR Masters Degree in Biochemistry, or related discipline with 12+ years of experience OR PhD with 9+ years of experience
Strong understanding and application of Design of Experiments
Significant experience in antimicrobial susceptibility product development in a regulated medical device field, ISO 13485 and FDA 21CFR Part 820
Experience with an interdisciplinary range of laboratory techniques including HPLC, Mass Spectrophotometry, AST
Experience with interactions between microorganisms and antimicrobial agents especially with respect to microbial resistant mechanisms with strong understanding of bacterial growth media use in antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
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