BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Quality Control Associate I in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Summary

The QC Associate I is responsible for routine, accurate and timely testing of QC samples according to standard protocols and operating procedures. The QC Associate I will prioritize daily workload and work independently. They will participate in the review of data, report results, and complete all required documentation and database entries. Normally QC Associate I will receive specific instructions and ongoing guidance regarding required tasks and expected results. Must be willing to work with animal tissues (mice and rats) and Human blood. Prior Flow cytometry experience a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Trains and becomes proficient in all the required techniques, operation of relevant equipment and software packages associated with testing, data analysis, and data reporting. This may require working with human blood, human or mammalian cell culture and/or animals and animal tissues.

  • Routine, accurate and timely completion of all assigned QC tests under supervision and according to standard protocols or operating procedures. Will prioritize daily workload and develop skills to work independently.

  • Analyze data and report test results including completion of all required documentation and database entries as required by QC protocols or operating procedures.

  • Calibrate and maintain equipment. Report problems to QC Supervisor or Manager. Maintain logs and required documentation as necessary.

  • Prepare supplies and reagents, and assist with laboratory maintenance as needed.

  • Promote a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participate in Environmental, Health & Safety programs. Address corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notify supervisor and Safety Officer(s) of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices. Keep abreast of the basic requirements for safety compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.

  • Participate in group or intra-department teams and projects as required.

  • Participate in assigned cross-training

  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.

  • Basic computer skills: MS Excel & Word.

  • Knowledge of general laboratory safety.

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to keep neat, accurate, and complete records and logs.

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in Biology or similar field with a minimum of 2 years experience in a biotech lab environment.

  • Some experience in an industrial or research laboratory preferred.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status

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Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego (BDB)

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status