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Full time positions offer medical, dental, vision and life insurance, profit sharing, retirement plan, paid sick leave, paid vacation and other ancillary compensations.

To apply for any of these positions listed below, send your resume and contact information:

Human Resources Department

hr_dept@biocare.net or fax to: 925-603-8075

Please find a list of positions (if available) below:

Job Purpose:
Responsible for all QC related activities related to FISH probe production in additon to performing all aspects of the FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) probe manufacturing process under Good Manufacturing Practices.

Department:
Irvine Production / Operations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs setup, culturing and processing of cytological samples.
Responsible for the QC of manufactured FISH probes on FFPE and blood samples.
Manufacturing of FISH probes using established protocols
Maintains all relevant documentation involved in probe manufacture and QC.
Participation in the fulfillment of commercial orders, including printing of packing slip, product packaging, and shipping of goods.
Active participation in maintaining production lab compliance with GMP and ISO standards.
Adhere to the established Quality System, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices, as directed.

Competencies:
Excellent understanding of cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) including QC.
Possesses effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Highly organized and detail-oriented individual.
Demonstrated ability to conform to and work under GMP and ISO standards.
Solid practical knowledge of sample preparation, probe hybridization and reading FISH slides.
Knowledge in sterile technique practices.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a related science field. Master’s degree in Molecular Biology preferred.
CLS (FISH) qualification and practical experience desired.
Previous experience in a FISH and/or molecular laboratory setting including tissue sample processing.
1-3 years’ experience in an IVD manufacturing environment preferred.
Experience with general molecular biology techniques such as DNA amplification, DNA purification, and DNA isolation.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for supervising production laboratory personnel and maintaining operations to ensure a safe, productive environment with the ability to deliver high quality and on time products through Good Manufacturing Practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, executes and monitors day-to-day production activities.
Participates in the manufacturing of FISH probes and related products.
Responsible for the QC of manufactured products.
Confirms that all steps in the FISH probe manufacturing process adhere to established SOPs and that all data is precisely and accurately recorded.
Ensures production lab and personnel is in compliance with GMP and ISO standards.
Creates and revises production SOPs, laboratory records and other related documentation.
Overseas and manages production logistics, including inventory.
Schedules preventive maintenance and calibration of production equipment.
Ensures that laboratory personnel are properly trained.
Documents employee’s performance and make input to employees performance evaluation at the agreed upon interval.

Competencies:
Strong, practically based knowledge of routine molecular biology techniques including DNA amplification, purification and isolation.
Good understanding of Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH).
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Knowledgeable in ISO and GMP standards.
Possesses effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelors in Science or Masters in a relevant field, PhD. Preferred.
Experience in a supervisory position in a related field.
3-5 years’ experience working in an IVD manufacturing environment preferred.
Previous Training and Experience.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for planning, generating & executing test cases for software releases for Biocare Medical’s instrumentation projects. Additional responsibilities include co-ordinating with support groups (Technical Support & Field Service) to troubleshoot instrumentation problems in the field.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Requirement analysis.
Create or assist in creating test plans
Generate test cases based on the requirements and related documents
Set up the required test beds (hardware, software & network)
Test software releases by executing assigned tests (manual and/or automated)
Report defects in a defect database
Report test results to the stakeholders
Update test cases based on the discovered defects
Create or assist in assigned test automation
Update test automation based on the updated test cases
Support the team with testing and troubleshooting tasks as required
Operate testing protocols and write software test plans and programs.
To work with the Applications and Field Service teams on software-related customer issues

Competencies:
Communicates clearly both in writing and verbally.
Ability to work well in teams.
Basic computer skills required.
Familiarity of SDLC and theoretical principles of software testing.
Basic programming skills to help with test automation & basic troubleshooting.
Ability to work in a high-pressured deadline oriented environment.
Attention to detail and good organizational skills
Familiarity of GMP, FDA and ISO regulations.
Ability to perform repetitive tasks for long period of time.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
Specialized training/Certification in software testing is a plus
More than 1 year of Software testing experience is desired.
Programming skills in C# and familiarity with Visual Studio (2010 or later edition) is desired.

Job Purpose:
Perform all aspects of the FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) probe manufacturing process under Good Manufacturing Practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manufacturing of FISH probes using established protocols.
Responsible for the QC of manufactured FISH probes and processing QC Tissue Samples.
Prepares laboratory solutions/reagents needed for the probe manufacturing process.
Responsible for the fulfillment of commercial orders, including printing of packing slip, product packaging, and shipping of goods.
Active participation in maintaining production lab compliant with GMP and ISO standards.
Adhere to the established Quality System, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices, as directed.

Competencies:
Possesses effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Highly organized and detail-oriented individual.
Demonstrated ability to conform to and work under GMP and ISO standards.
Basic understanding of cytogenetics and Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH).
Knowledge in sterile technique practices.
Familiarity with bacterial cultures.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a related science field.
Previous experience in a molecular laboratory setting and tissue sample processing.
1-3 years’ experience in an IVD manufacturing environment.
Experience with general molecular biology techniques such as DNA amplification, DNA purification, and DNA isolation.