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Danaher Corporation Quality Control Scientist in Sunnyvale, California

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in reference material qualification/production process.

  • Participate in test method validation

  • Review and update testing procedures, work instructions, and worksheet for correction or process improvements as needed.

  • Evaluate/maintain control material inventory to support operations testing needs.

  • Lead investigations for failures during Quality control testing; perform troubleshooting, or improvement activities.

  • Effectively collaborates with cross functional team. Acts as liaison and aligns with functions such as failure Investigation, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, and planning to ensure processes and designs are robust and sustainable.

  • Assist in batch record, SOP reviews, Laboratory failure investigation and documentation.

  • Analyze data using statistical tools such as Microsoft Excel, Minitab, or JMP

  • Able to work independently with minimal direction as well as in a team environment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

Minimum Requirements: Education and Experience (in years)

  • Experience working in a diagnostic company in the area of infectious disease, public health lab or similar institution

  • Bachelor’s degree with 0-2 years of related work experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience with real-time PCR and molecular diagnostic assays.

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to independently design and perform experiments and analyze data

  • Knowledge of biological and chemical safety.

  • Excellent documentation, writing, communication, and organizational skills

  • Self-driven, collaborative and flexible in an environment of changing demands and priorities.


  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .