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Danaher Corporation Sr. Scientist, Design Transfer in Carlsbad, California

For over 50 years, SCIEX has been developing groundbreaking technologies and solutions in mass spectrometry and capillary electrophoresis. Our products enable our customers to quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:

Support products you feel passionate about! This is a hands-on scientific position supporting manufacturing and testing of LC/MS Reagents & Chemistries. The ideal candidate will have a background developing and validating analytical test methods and formulation processes for complex chemistries and reagents, particularly products with mass spectrometry applications. Key responsibilities include evaluating new product designs, developing and validating formulation and test methods required to build product to specifications, and assisting with implementation and troubleshooting during routine manufacturing. The incumbent will thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial culture and collaborate across multiple global functions including Research & Development, Operations, and Quality & Regulatory Affairs.

  • Work closely with the LC/MS Reagents & Chemistries R&D team during the product development lifecycle to develop and evaluate specifications, formulation methods, and quality control test methods for consumable chemistry components with mass spectrometry applications.

  • Develop test method validation plans and protocols, analyze resulting data, and prepare reports.

  • Transfer manufacturing and quality control testing procedures from R&D to manufacturing and train operators as required.

  • Ensure that all production and quality control testing documentation is complete and stays in sync with the applicable quality and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide technical guidance and assist in trouble-shooting manufacturing process, test method, and equipment issues during routine production.

  • Assist in investigating complaints and product quality issues, develop and implement improved analytical methods, if necessary.

  • Closely interact with the manufacturing technical operations team to drive process improvement projects to improve the quality and manufacturability of LCMS reagents and chemistries.

  • Travel for training and support as necessary (< 10 %).

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant scientific discipline with 5+ years of experience in industry or MS with 10+ years, or equivalent.

  • Expertise in analytical chemistry including extensive experience with LC-MS/MS including method development, optimization, and troubleshooting; preferably using SCIEX equipment and software.

  • Experience with preparing and handling complex chemical reagents.

  • Extensive knowledge of test method development and validation.

  • Knowledge and experience with manufacturing process development and design transfer.

  • Familiar with product development in a regulated industry (ISO 9001, 13845 certified, FDA registered).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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