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Research Associate II, NPI

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Company :
NanoString Technologies Inc

Location :
Seattle, Washington

Expiry Date :
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
The Research Associate II is primarily responsible for project-based work associated with product transfer activities from R&D to Manufacturing and Supply Chain. This position will also support sustaining and process improvement projects in Operations (this includes Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and other teams as required). Daily tasks for this role consist of writing, editing, and reviewing test methods and operating procedures, performing experiments, conducting trainings, assisting with calculator validation, and executing various studies. To succeed as a Research Associate II in New Product Introduction (NPI) team, applicants must have strong technical writing skills and possess high proficiency with data analysis. This individual should be collaborative, organized, thorough, and willing to comply with all quality and safety standards. Essential_Duties * Support transfer of products and processes from R&D to Manufacturing and Supply Chain. * Author and/or revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Forms (FRMs), Specifications (SPCs), and other documents. * Train Manufacturing and Supply Chain team members on new products and processes. * Assist with calculator design in Excel and verify and validate calculators as needed. * Perform Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) on processes and products, analyze data and recommend improvements. * Collaborate with impacted Manufacturing teams and, using a risk-based approach, define activities required to realize assigned sustaining projects. * Write and review experimental plans, protocols, and technical reports. * Design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments with manager support. * Collaborate with other department members to conduct experiments and record findings. * Prepare quality documentation with minimal guidance. * Other duties as assigned. * Requirements * 2 – 4 years of bench experience with molecular biology techniques. * Bachelor’s degree in a life science field. * Strong understanding of scientific concepts and biological processes. * Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites. * Excellent problem solving, verbal and written communication, resource management and computer skills. * High level of accuracy and attention to detail, especially when multitasking. * Ability to meet defined deadlines. * Ability to work independently and within cross-functional teams. * Familiarity with EQMS systems (MasterControl). * Desired * 1 year in a GMP Manufacturing setting. * Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 is highly desirable. * NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with. Accommodations If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact Show moreShow less