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Scientist, Assay Transfer

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Company :
Roche

Location :
Tucson, Arizona

Expiry Date :
Sun, 08 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Summary

Responsible for facilitating the transition of products from Development to Manufacturing as a member of the Assay Transfer team. Initiates, directs and executes process characterizations, scientific research, development and manufacturing process strategies to support new and existing reagent products. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products and problems to ensure manufacturability and improve processes. Plans and executes laboratory research as it pertains to process characterizations or other manufacturing matters. Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the art principles and theories. Prepares manufacturing documents and completes transfer activities for new products. Makes contributions to scientific literature and conferences. Serves as an in-house and outside consultant on design transfer. Participates in development of patent applications. Promotes and participates in the professional development of scientists and laboratory facilities. Uses professional concepts to contribute to the development of product or process principles and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.

Responsibilities

– Represents Assay Transfer, and in some cases, Operations, on cross functional project teams
– Conducts research and development activities for products, methods and/or processes to ensure manufacturability
– Works independently with high level direction provided by senior technical staff, management or project leader
– Focuses on delivering efficient, sustainable process to local and global Roche Manufacturing Operations and participates in efforts and shares ideas to define new components, products or processes associated with manufacturing
– Identifies technical challenges and offers solutions, as well makes suggestions to improve work processes within Assay Transfer and Roche Tissue Diagnostics
– Collaborates closely with both Development and Operations to ensure smooth transition of new products
– Prepares and delivers presentations to own or other groups
– Creates potentially patentable components for systems, reagents or processes
– Plans and executes assigned projects; utilizes thorough technical and theoretical understanding of numerous techniques
– Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and provides/implements process or document improvements
– Applies advanced scientific knowledge to projects, and executes experiments; drives experimental design
– Utilizes appropriate statistical tools (ex. DOE, Cpk analysis, Gage R & R)
– Projects are assigned with defined scope and goals, participates in project planning and process updates
– Shares knowledge and expertise with others and monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Science. If a degree is a non-scientific field, Executive Committee approval is required. 8 years relevant experience.

Prefer Master’s degree in Science with 3 years relevant experience OR a Ph.D. in Science, entry level.

Knowledge, Skill or Ability

Demonstrates potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and

independent thought.

Strong understanding of scientific principles and concepts.

Some knowledge of manufacturing processes preferred. Experience with lean concepts and design for six sigma preferred.

Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.