Reagent Operations Scientist \Quality Assurance Specialist


Tucson, Arizona

7 days ago

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Job Description

 Title: Reagent Operations Scientist \ Quality Assurance Specialist
Location: Tucson (Oro Valley), AZ ,85755
Duration: 12 Months
Shift: 1st Shift, Mon - Fri

Supporting Global Operations Daily Support.
This role will support day-to-day operations in Reagent manufacturing, including troubleshooting and root-cause analysis, non-conformance documentation, process improvements, temporary deviations, supplier change notifications, and design change.

  • Communication and organizational skills, and the ability to identify opportunities that would drive the business forward while complying with quality processes and objectives.
  • Utilize a wide variety of scientific techniques to determine root cause, while remaining compliant with the Quality System and Global Regulatory Standards.
  • Responsible for issue identication, scoping and troubleshooting of production related issues with driving to issue resolution.
  • Responsible for developing and executing investigational plans, and determining root cause in a collaborative matrix environment.
  • Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and develops resolution plans using a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Provides technical input for impact assessment and design changes.
  • Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the art principles and theories.
  • Compliance, Quality & Safety.
  • Accurately documents investigations and other Quality Records to maintain compliance and Client’s “Right to operate”.
  • Provide manufacturing product and process information to support global regulatory compliance standards and maintain employee safety.
  • Continuous Improvement Leverages investigational data to identify and suggest product/process/safety improvement opportunities and/or cost savings by contributing to implementing solutions.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Proactively collaborates with peers in other shifts/functions.
  • Collaborates with support functions to drive value stream, lean manufacturing improvement and global projects/ initiatives.
Key skills:
  • Advanced scientific background (Chemistry/Biochemistry);
  • Experience with IHC/ISH/ICC; root-cause investigation experience; technical writing / writing for compliance; Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP); comfortable with fast-paced environment and prioritization

  • BS with 5 years of relevant experience in production, manufacturing, supply chain or related eld is required.
  • PhD in Science or MS is preferred with 2+ years’ experience.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to apply investigational techniques and data analysis to the root cause determination.
  • Ability to scope the investigation and corrective actions as appropriate for the situation.
  • Ability to analyze and present data at an appropriate level of detail applicable to the situation
  • Ability to broadly evaluate how an issue may impact other products/ processes.
  • Demonstrates system-level thinking and applies broad scientic knowledge to multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents; write independently; evaluates the writing of others.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $40.00/hr.