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:
Responsible for the sales growth and maintenance of existing and new Biocare Medical clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Attain sales growth target within assigned territory.
2. Work with Insides Sales to increase revenue through prospecting, building a sales pipeline, and closing business.
3. Provide timely and effective sales and service phone and on-site support to ensure complete client satisfaction.
4. Interface with Marketing, Education, R&D, and Technical Support to assist in securing new business opportunities, ensure proper client training, and resolve client issues.
5. Determine the need for and the scheduling of Biocare Medical developed training classes for clients and self.
6. Participate in tradeshows, seminars, and workshops as required.
7. Ensure client information is recorded and maintained in Biocare Medical’s customer relations management software – SAGE.

Competencies:
Working knowledge of Histology and Immunohistochemistry preferred.
Ability to travel 80% per five day work week and completely cover assigned territory geography.
High level of verbal communication skills.
Must be able to write clear and understandable documentation.
Effective presentation skills.
Basic computer skills. Experience with MS Office preferred.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Marketing preferred.
Prior experience in Sales, Marketing, and/or Customer Service is desired.
Certification or experience in Histology or technically related field desired.
2-4 years of demonstrated success with capital and/or consumable sales.
Experience with Customer Relations Management Software programs.

Job Purpose:
Execute the expression, purification, and conjugation of antibodies and other proteins for both established products and current research, in a manner that meets the needs of ongoing production, under Good Manufacturing Practices, as directed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Perform key protein chemistry functions, including the expression, purification and conjugation of antibodies, enzymes and other proteins.
2. Develop and optimize methods for antibody purification, enzyme conjugation, and characterization to maximize quality and performance.
3. Manage incoming raw material inventory and production timelines to ensure an uninterrupted supply of existing products to Biocare Manufacturing.
4. Strictly monitor, in accordance with SOP’s, all steps in purification process to attain maximum recovery.
5. Perform stability, bioanalytical and functional studies on purified proteins and polymer reagents.
6. Monitor equipment and instrumentation for compliance to corporate standards.
7. Adhere to Biocare’s established Quality System, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices, as directed.
8. Adopt a mentality of continuous improvement, demonstrated by an ability to effectively document new procedures, identify and opportunities for process improvements, and implement solutions.
9. Demonstrate independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices in resolving problems and making recommendations.
10. Produce clear, understandable documentation and present information effectively verbally.
11. Exercise precise, accurate and meticulous documentation practices.

Competencies:
Expertise in the development and optimization of purification methods for monoclonal antibodies (e.g. from hybridoma cell cultures), including hydrophobic, ion exchange, gel filtration, and affinity chromatography.
Experience with enzyme conjugation (e.g. horseradish peroxidase, alkaline phosphatase) and labeling (e.g. biotin) techniques.
Proficiency with Western blot, sandwich ELISA, HPLC and mass spectrometry methods.
Knowledge in the production of Fab fragments.
Familiarity with GE Akta FPLC and LPLC systems for purification is desired.
Experience with nucleic acid chemistry, including DNA labeling techniques (e.g. biotin, digoxigenin) is a plus.
Experience with basic molecular biology techniques such as cloning and recombinant protein expression in E. coli and/or mammalian cell culture is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to conform to and work under GMP and ISO standards.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Biology, Biochemistry or a related field. Ph. D. preferred.
At least five years of related industry experience.
Experience in a GMP environment (or equivalent) is preferred.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manufacturing of FISH probes using established protocols.
2. Responsible for the QC of manufactured FISH probes and processing QC Tissue Samples.
3. Prepares laboratory solutions/reagents needed for the probe manufacturing process.
4. Responsible for the fulfillment of commercial orders, including printing of packing slip, product packaging, and shipping of goods.
5. Active participation in maintaining production lab compliant with GMP and ISO standards.
6. 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.

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.
Basic understanding of cytogenetics and Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH).
Experience with general molecular biology techniques such as DNA amplification, DNA purification, and DNA isolation.
Knowledge in sterile technique practices.
Familiarity with bacterial cultures.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for providing quality support and coordinating various activities related to product manufacture and release in compliance with Company’s Quality System.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of the QA document system, performs daily filing and organizes contents.
2. Reviews batch records, QC records, labels and other documentation.
3. Coordinates the review and revision of procedures, specifications and forms as well as maintaining and updating the document control and tracking databases.
4. Perform internal audits to ensure compliance to the Quality System and ISO regulations.
5. Identifies quality improvement opportunities, compliance concerns, identify, prevent and resolve deviations.
6. Tracks and trends compliance/quality issues, complaints and CAPAs.
7. Actively works with Manufacturing and QC departments in efforts to provide solutions and improve processes efficiency and operational excellence.
8. May assist the QA Manager in the training and orientation of Junior QA Associates and employees.
9. Ensures compliance to design controls and ensure representation of QA on projects to provide guidance on quality and cGMP compliance.
10. Maintains and tracks Design and Development Deliverables/Files and monitors the Design Control Process/DHF for configuration assurance and to evaluate Quality System Compliance.
11. Reviews design requirements documents, design transfer files, Design Testing, Verification and Validation (Plan, Protocols, etc.).
12. Reviews and closes Engineering Change Requests/Orders.
13. Additional tasks as may be assigned by department Manager or Director.

Competencies:
Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
High level of reading comprehension.
Must be able to write clear, understandable documentation with effective presentation of information. Previous training and experience.
Self- motivated and demonstrates independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices in resolving problems and making recommendations.
Basic computer literacy required.
Familiarity with FDA/ISO regulations and GMP.