Engineer Scientist I / QC

PDS Tech, Inc.
April 9, 2021
Fremont, CA
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PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Engineer Scientist I / QC

    Position Summary:

    Using standard operating procedures (SOP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP), the Engineer/Scientist I will perform Release and Surveillance testing of filled bottle components and finished goods kits. The Engineer/Scientist I will be responsible for all aspects of laboratory testing, such as sample receipt, data generation, product verification, data analysis and summarization, instrument operation, and all other QC lab supporting activities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Conducts analytical and functional testing of finished good kits and/or filled bottle reagents/calibrators according to approved SOPs as part of QC Release Surveillance testing. 
    • Perform testing using chemistry clinical analyzers and document test results accurately using Excel spreadsheets and workbooks.
    • Perform testing according to established time points and ensure timelines are met, as required per the standard procedure.
    • Initiate out of specification investigations, as needed.
    • Perform stability testing protocols on newly launched products, as well as on market products.
    • Documents test results, complete batch records, document problems and other relevant information under cGMPs. 
    • Perform simple revisions and updates to QCs SOPs and/or worksheets as necessary, and initiate procedure change orders. 
    • Interpret and summarize test data, maintain lot histories and evaluate data for trends and discrepancies.
    • Performs other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned by Supervisor. 
    • Participate in PPI, Lean, and 5S programs, as required.

      Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

      • Minimum BS/BA in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Bioscience with 0-2 yrs Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience, preferably in the medical diagnostics industry. 
      • Demonstrated ability and/or additional experience may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA degree. 
      • 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 skills. 
      • Ability to follow written and verbal directions with a high level of accuracy. 
      • Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation. 
      • High level of verbal communication skills. 
      • Manual dexterity, must be able to lift/move up to 20 pounds. 
      • Intermediate word processing and spreadsheet software skills. 
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 
      • Ability to work independently.
      • 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.

      PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

      Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

      • Health insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Weekly payroll
      • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
      • Completion Bonuses
      • Training
      • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

      PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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