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:

Careers

Shipping Associate I

Job Purpose:
Responsible for performing all shipping related activates.

Reports to:Supervisor, Shipping and Receiving

Classification:
Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Filling customer orders according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
Using computer hardware and software to generate labels and maintain equipment.
Monitor shipping supply inventories for reordering purposes.
Maintaining and organizing adequate shipping supplies.
Using manual pallet jack as needed.
Ensuring that products processed for shipping are delegated to the correct courier.
Assisting in other areas as needed and performing other duties as assigned.
Ability to stand for long periods, move around often and lift repeatedly.
Communication with Customer Services personnel and Manufacturing personnel on order related issues.
Perform inventory control.
Monitors equipment and instrumentation for compliance to corporate procedures.

Competencies:
Entry level position.
UP to two years of experience in a shipping environment is desirable.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Ability to work in a high-pressured deadline-oriented environment.
Knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Good level of verbal communication skills.
Ability to become certified for fork lift use.

Required Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED with zero to two (0-2) years related experience in a warehouse environment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required climb: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. Stoop: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Kneel: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouch: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Reach: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Stand: Particularly for sustained periods of time. Walk: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Push: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Pull: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. Lift: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasp: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feel: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Talk: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hear: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. D. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Cost Accountant

Job Purpose:
The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities.The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Classification:
Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate physical Inventory counts and cycle counts.
Investigate variances and resolve issues.
Analyze the monthly production activity and make sure that all “Manufacturing Orders” have been processed accurately and that all complete jobs have been closed.
Review Standard and actual cost for accuracy.
Validate the Cost of Goods as part of the month-end close.
Calculated standard labor and Overhead costs and update the Bill of Materials.
Work in coordination with Manufacturing and Shipping to locate and dispose obsolete inventory.
Analyze Inventory, calculated and book reserve accruals.
Monthly breakeven analysis by product.
Monthly report of Margins by product and categories. Report on periodic margins variances and their causes.
Monthly reconciliation of Inventory value sub ledger vs Ledgers. Analyze, correct and report the differences.
Add new FG in our Accounting system.
Record all Material transfer form transactions in our Accounting System as part of the process. Perform monthly analysis of material transfer and report anomalies.
Analyze changes in production design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effects on costs.
Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing cost and inventory valuation.
Develop and document policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce cost, etc.

Competencies:
Planning and organization skills
Strategic thinking
Problem identification and analysis
Judgment and problem solving
Teamwork
Stress tolerance
Attention to details
Multitasking

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field (CPA preferred) with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience.
Computer Skills (proficiency in Microsoft Office).

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to kneel: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouch: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Reach: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Stand: Particularly for sustained periods of time. Walk: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Lift: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasp: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feel: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Talk: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hear: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Field Applications Specialist

Position Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Purpose:
Provides expert level technical support of IHC principles in order to assist clients and actively promote Biocare products and services. Troubleshoot minor instrumentation and software issues, train customers, optimize assays, create & submit paperwork, provide follow-up support, perform presentations/workshops, and participate in technical/business reviews.

Reports to: Manager, Field Services

Classification:
Full Time Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide expert technical support on all Biocare Medical instrumentation & products via remote communication and on-site visits.
Provide proficient product usage training, optimization of experiments and assistance with advancement of sales process.
Provide technical direction and support to customers/field sales on operation, maintenance and correct usage of company products.
Completion of documentation associated with job function, including: client communications, field applications reports, expense submissions, training documentation and CRM submissions in a timely manner.
Assist with Applications training, in-house Technical Support, and open territory coverage as assigned.
Work closely with sales and marketing customer care, QA/QC, research and development to address customer concerns, determine corrective action and customer follow-up in order to achieve goals and ensure client satisfaction.
Participate in tradeshows, seminars, and workshops as required.
Adherence to all Biocare Medical policies and procedures.
Provide support to FAS and FSE Team members as requested.
Optimize Biocare reagents on competitive platforms as requested.

Competencies:
Ability to work on the most complex assignments where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations.
Ability to accomplish all tasks assigned by manager with minimal supervision.
Ability to create, organize and follow complex and/or detailed technical procedures.
Ability to efficiently address & solve problems independently.
Ability to interact and communicate professionally with clients to resolve routine and non-routine product/instrumentation related issues.
Maintain professional certifications, technical acumen and overall developments in related fields.
Possess expert technical knowledge on all the use of all Biocare products and instrumentation.
Microsoft Office Suite proficient to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelors’ Degree preferred in Biology, Chemistry, or a related field. Two to five (2-5) years related experience in laboratory environment and IHC/ISH/FISH experience.HT/HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to balance: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. Stoop: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Kneel: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouch: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Reach: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Stand: Particularly for sustained periods of time. Walk: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Lift: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasp: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feel: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Talk: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hear: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.