188654 - Engineer Scientist I / QC
CA-Central California
Up to $26.00 DOE
5 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineer Scientist I / QC for an opening in Fremont, CA.

The Engineer/Scientist will use Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to will perform routine testing of raw materials. Be responsible for multiple aspects of laboratory operations, such as sample receipt, data generation, material testing, data analysis and summarization, out-of-specification investigations, instrument qualifications, and other QC lab supporting activities.

Perform routine testing and analysis of raw materials according to established Quality Control procedures using different instrument platforms. Document test results, complete batch records, document problems and other relevant information under cGMPs. Maintain and analyze lot histories for trends and discrepancies. Perform initial review on departmental paperwork; completed batch records. Perform initial troubleshooting of issues which arise during routine analysis, perform out of specification (OOS investigations) and if needed, initiate non-conformance (NCAR) reports. Initiate OOS, NCARs and Variances, as required. Perform initial troubleshooting of issues which arise during routine analysis under the direction of the Supervisor and Technical Operations. Document test results, problems and other relevant information under cGMPs. Perform simple procedure and worksheet revisions, as necessary. Participate in departmental meetings. Maintain laboratory space and participate in lab clean ups. Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department, as assigned by Supervisor. Keep department lead or supervisors updated on all issues.

0-2 yrs Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience, preferably in the medical diagnostics industry. Strong laboratory skills including pipetting, safety, and hazardous chemical handling. Understanding of cGMP and how it applies to the work environment is preferred. High level of reading comprehension and verbal communication skills. Ability to follow written and verbal directions with a high level of accuracy. Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation. Manual dexterity must be able to lift/move up to 20 pounds. Must be detail oriented and perform the work at a consistent level. Intermediate word processing and spreadsheet software skills. Strong organizational skills to be able to manage priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to perform simple data analysis and to summarize results. Basic math skills including calculation of concentrations and dilutions and a strong grasp of algebraic concepts. Working knowledge of clinical analyzers is a plus.

Minimum accredited BS/BA in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Bioscience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Lucas Medina
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x250 or (800) 927-9318 x250

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.