PDS Tech Inc Scientist II, Molecular Biology in West Sacramento, California
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Scientist II, Molecular Biology
What will you do?
Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses involving sample receiving and processing
Ensures instruments and equipment in the lab are functioning properly and maintained by performing or arranging scheduled maintenance in a timely manner
Utilizes good documentation practices (GDPs) and follows laboratory quality control and quality assurance policies
Evaluates and Interprets laboratory results
Performs quality testing on new reagents prior to use
Complies with Life Technologies Clinical Services Lab safety policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned
Work is mainly laboratory-based with some time spent in the office writing up experiments, validation documents, and standard operating procedures
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
How will you get here?
Bachelors degree in a science discipline required, a M.S. degree would be preferred.
Minimum experience in PCR or qPCR, and NGS.
Preferred 4+ years Molecular Biology or related laboratory experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Use of computer systems for data entry, retrieval, and analyses involving word processing programs, spreadsheets containing data analyses, and complex computer driven instrumentation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve highly complex analyses
Strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance Working Conditions
May handle highly infectious agents and hazardous chemicals.
Sit or stand for long periods of time while using equipment and specimen handling and/or for computer work.
Bend or twist to reach into lower cabinets and drawers and squat or kneel to remove or store supplies stored on lower shelves.
Stretch or over-the-head arm movements to reach into high cabinets and shelves to remove or store supplies.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Visual requirements to distinguish colors for analysis; and auditory requirements to hear timers on equipment.
Fine hand manipulation is required to operate equipment, manipulate and pipette specimens.
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.