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

Associate I, Product Design

Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Manager, Product Design

Summary/Objective

Assists in the activities associated with IVD reagent development under Design Controls. Supports documentation of new product development and sustainability of existing products to ensure accurate and complete Design records. Contributes to the overall Quality Systems compliance of the Reagent R&D group.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Product Development/Design Control

    a.    Facilitates product development projects.

    b.    Drafts Design Outputs and other design documentation for review by Manager, Product Design.

    Document Review

    a.    Assists in design input documentation review and technical document review including, individual test records, data sheet revisions, product labeling, SOPs, and other design output documentation.

    b.    Assists in editing product data sheets and revising departmental procedures.

    c.    Revises documents related to product implementations and discontinuations.

    Laboratory Management

    a.    Participates in selected routine laboratory activities, including drafting purchase requisitions, ordering of selected laboratory supplies.

    Cross-Functional Responsibilities

    a.    Assists with monitoring the progress of all new reagent products through the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) process, internally in Reagent R&D, as well as externally through MFG, QC, QA, and Marketing to identify potential obstacles.

    b.    Complies with GMP requirements and assists the Product Development Team in development of new products, including organizing test results, drafting selected documentation, proofreading of documentation, slides scanning and drafting grading forms etc.

    c.     Assists in drafting R&D Meeting minutes.

    Other duties as assigned by Management.

Competencies

  1. Understanding of IVD development, including Design Controls, Quality System Regulations, and ISO 13485 and MDSAP requirements.
  2. Understanding of Immunohistochemistry and in Situ Hybridization Protocols and Assays.
  3. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  4. High attention to detail.
  5. High-level of verbal and written communication and an ability to effectively present complex information.
  6. Effective use of Microsoft Office programs.
  7. Effective use of SmartSheet.
  8. Demonstrates organization and good housekeeping habits.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position requires no supervisory responsibility.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a desktop computer, copier/printer, and phone. The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current or exposure to chemicals. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

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 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. Finger: 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.

Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, observation of color when looking under a microscope, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday unless otherwise determined by departmental needs that may include earlier or later starting and ending hours. This position may require extended weekday or weekend hours depending on business needs.

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Less than 10% travel is required.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or technical field with zero to three (0 – 3) years of related R&D experience or training.

Work Authorization

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

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.

 

Account Executive, West Region

Classification: Full Time/Exempt

Reports to: Director Sales, West Region

Summary/Objective

Responsible for marketing, promoting and profitably selling products and services to existing and potential customers.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Makes personal sales calls at customer sites on a regular basis. Fulfills customer needs for current literature, catalogs, product pricing etc.
  2. Seeks out prospective customers/business opportunities with new and existing customers.
  3. Establishes and maintains customer relationships in order to grow profitable sales.
  4. Updates skills on existing and emerging product and technologies.
  5. Introduces and demonstrates new products to existing and new accounts.
  6. Generate profitable sales orders with following-up on all generated quotations making sure that the customer is being serviced and to document the outcome of the proposed solution.
  7.  Report competitive conditions and feedback from customers to management.
  8. Maintains ethical, cooperative manufacturer relationships consistent with company image and company/branch goals in the marketplace.
  9. Update education regarding product training classes to develop superior product knowledge.
  10. Completes sales calls and expense reports on a timely basis in accordance with company policy.
  11. Develop and maintain a sales forecast to help analyze market conditions and/or changes in assigned territory for maximum productivity and sales growth.
  12. Implement a sales plan to support sales and profitability goals.
  13. Coordinates customer returns and completes proper documentation on a timely basis.
  14. Other duties as assigned by Management.

Competencies

  1. Proficiency in the use of a personal computer accompanied by a strong aptitude for technical applications.
  2. Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  3. Current valid driver’s license including a safe driving record.
  4. Proven knowledge of the industry including the current market.
  5. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal formats, including sales presentations, demonstrated capability to develop strong interpersonal working relationships and work in a team environment.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position requires no supervisory responsibility.

Work Environment

The work environment will vary, but primarily this job will be performed within employee’s home office, vehicle, airplane, in customer offices, laboratories and/or workshop environments. For related administrative responsibilities, this role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a laptop computer and smartphone. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

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 climb: Ascending or descending stairs, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. Balance: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing, or crouching. 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. Crawl: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. 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.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. This position may require extended weekday or weekend hours depending on business needs.

Travel

This position requires 80% – 90% travel primarily out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected with occasional weekend travel required.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree required with three to five years of relevant sales and industry experience.

Work Authorization

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

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.