Careers

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:
Help the Director of Accounting Manager on all functions concerning accounting and other duties as requested by the CFO.

Department:Accounting

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Bank and general ledger reconciliations.
Preparation of sales, property, federal and state taxes.
Payroll preparation.
Preparation and reconciliation of all journal entries.
Assist Director of Accounting in preparation of financial statements, forecasting and budgets as is required.
Ensure consistency and accuracy in the processing and recording of information that could affect the financial statements.
Inventory reconciliations.
Responsible for cost accounting.
Responsible for royalty calculations and reporting requirements.

Competencies:
Highly Analytical.
Detail oriented.
High level of computer skills.
Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation with effective presentation of information.
Exceptional proof reading skills with attention to detail.
Understanding of GAAP and AICPA Standards and its application to the job.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
B.S. in Accounting. Extensive hands-on experience, especially in the financial, scientific and general business arenas. Three + years or prior experience and a MBA or CPA is preferred but not required.
Previous experience necessary.
Previous training and experience necessary.
Some training and experience desired.

Previous experience necessary.
Some training and experience desired.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for executing and recording Verification and Validation protocols in support of new product development and Quality Control testing of finished product.

Department:
RA/QS

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in development of design verification and validation test plans and executes software and hardware (instrument) V&V protocols.
Perform Quality Control Testing on various instruments as directed by management or established process.
Reviews and interprets data for accuracy, and completes all necessary documentation related to both above activities as required by company Quality System or verbal direction.
Prepares final test reports, including repeating and resolution of testing issues.
Keeps an updated inventory of reagents and slides.
Assists in general lab environment and operations maintenance.
Performs other tasks, duties or responsibilities as may be assigned by management.

Competencies:
Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a high-pressured deadline oriented environment.
Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
Demonstrates independent judgment in resolving problems and making recommendations.
Basic computer skills required.
High level of verbal communication skills.
Basic understanding of GMP and its application to the job.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, or >Four years IHC testing experience.
Previous training and experience.

Job Purpose:
The position involves designing, planning and performing in situ hybridization (ISH) for molecular diagnostic product development and/or contract projects. The incumbent should have a strong background in DNA/RNA sequence/bioinformatics analysis and hybridization probe design and labeling for detection, as well as assay development. The individual in this position will conduct studies from inception through assay development/experimentation to data interpretation. Other duties may include reagent development/ formulation, and IHC assay development. Experience with statistical analysis a plus.

Department:
R&D

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design molecular probes for chromogenic in situ hybridization and FISH techniques.
Develop unique in situ probes for DNA, RNA, ncRNA and lncRNA targets.
Perform in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry techniques.
Perform bioinformatics and/or statistical analysis for publications.
Work closely with departmental staff on projects.
Work on outsourced contract projects when required.
Attends tradeshows and technical seminars to keep abreast of current ISH / FISH methodologies.
Document all activities according to established procedures.
Performs research projects requiring implementation of design files, writes data sheets and interprets experimental testing results.

Competencies:
Oversees all technical and scientific aspects of molecular techniques and probe development.
Directs staff in the technical and logistical development, validation and operation of molecular tests and products.
Must be able to perform or learn IHC, ISH and fluorescent procedures.
Participate in technical lectures, workshops, meetings, publications and seminars as needed.
High level of verbal communication skills.
Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation with effective presentation of data.
Exceptional proofreading skills with good attention to details.
Good understanding of product development in GMP and ISO environments.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
PhD in Molecular Biology or related field and 5 years of experience in designing molecular probes for chromogenic in situ and FISH techniques. Previous industry experience in successful probe design is a requirement.

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.