Immucor, Inc. Development Scientist II in Norcross, Georgia

Overview

Founded in 1982 and based in Norcross, GA, Immucor is a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics products that facilitate patient / donor compatibility worldwide. Our mission is to ensure that patients in need of blood, organs, or stem cells get the right match that is safe, accessible, and affordable. The result is life changing for patients in need of a transfusion or transplant. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or a specific organ, as well as Immucor’s partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity. With the right match, we can transform a life together!

Immucor is seeking an experienced Development Scientist II for our assay development team in our Research & Development department. The Development Scientist II performs a variety of tasks associated with the development of new products and manufacturing processes, the investigation into and implementation of product and process changes, and the transfer of new products and processes to the manufacturing departments. If your degree is in medical technology, biology, or immunology, this is a great opportunity to launch your career in transfusion assay development!

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time .

Research & Development Scientist (R&D Laboratory)

Responsibilities

As a Development Scientist II, you will conduct the feasibility, optimization, verification, and validation experiments in support of IVD immunoassay development in the area of immunohematology. To achieve this, you will use established protocols and apply technical and scientific understanding to complete projects in a timely manner.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Investigating and implementing the changes in product and process

  • Developing departmental procedures/processes, work instructions, and experimental templates

  • Writing protocols and technical reports under minimal supervision

  • Compiling raw data and organizing data for further statistical analysis

  • Collaborating with members of other departments to meet project objectives and deliverables

  • Performing specified administrative functions to ensure the day to day operations of project team and department

  • Implementing special projects for the project teams and department(s)

  • Procuring the reagents, samples, and lab supplies required for the projects

  • Conducting the equipment maintenance as required

  • Participating in identifying resources for the department including facility, equipment, personnel, and budgetary requirements

  • Delivering technical presentations at project and internal department meetings

Research & Development Scientist (R&D Laboratory)

Qualifications

We are seeking detail-oriented candidates with an understanding of the importance of design control and the product development process. Additionally, candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal abilities.

Additional requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in medical technology, biology, chemistry, immunology, or a related field

  • Understanding and demonstrated ability to operate under design control

  • Strong technical skills including: ELISA, bioassays, immunohematology, cell culture, antigen and antibody development, protein expression, conjugation, and purification

  • Knowledge and practice of GDP, GMP and GLP highly desirable

  • Adequate vision to read and interpret manual test tube reactions

  • ASCP certified Medical Technologist preferred

  • Experience in blood bank, transfusion medicine or working with human biological materials preferred

Research & Development Scientist (R&D Laboratory)

IMMUCOR, INC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITY/FEMALE/DISABLED/VETS; DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

RESUMES SUBMITTED TO IMMUCOR FROM THIRD PARTY RECRUITMENT FIRMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Job ID 2018-1909

Category Research & Development