187277 - Scientist
CA-Bay Area
South San Francisco
Up to $45.00 DOE
3 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist for an opening in South San Francisco, CA.

Works extensively with customers, sales, FAS, and Product Management to learn customer needs, and develops product requirements using the right technologies to meet those needs
Drives deep collaboration with internal and external customers during product inception, early prototyping, development and commercialization phases.
Performs benchmarking studies for customer-facing materials and for competitive analysis
Responsible for connecting with and learning from other Client divisions developing advanced molecular detection technologies
Leads innovation value stream initiatives
Plays major role in generating detailed customer requirements and verifiable product requirements documents. Understands the requirements of the end-user and provides feedback regarding process or system improvements accordingly.
Generates Technical Assessments and Competitive Landscape analyses, and makes technology recommendations as well as make/buy/license recommendations
This is a lab based role: Develops pilot products based on current advanced technologies, and utilizes extensive internal feasibility testing as well as feasibility feedback from customers to drive product requirements
Leads customer pilot product testing and early access testing programs to obtain feedback to feed into our product development process
Collaborates with molecular biologists, chemists, bioinformaticians, engineers, product managers, customer support, internal cross functional core teams and external scientists
Actively participates as a member of cross-functional product development teams
Documentation under design control to ensure quality product development
Supports business priorities
Provide training to customers and field teams on new products

Must have experience in working with customers and generating new applications for existing technologies
Experience gathering VOC and writing customer requirements
Multidisciplinary background preferred. Must have qPCR experience. NGS, CE, and sample extraction platform experience preferred.
Has statistical skills using current platforms eg. JMP, R
Experience in working with regulated (GMP) customers

Non-technical skills
Demonstrated experience in driving for continuous improvement of processes
Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in a complex, matrixed environment
Able to adapt quickly to changing needs caused by time, budget, or business constraints
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
Strong communication and presentation skills are essential
Self-motivated, independent, organized, and a proactive driving force of execution
Demonstrates passion for problem solving and outside-the-box thinking
Willingness to take on new challenges
Must be highly collaborative; Have the ability to work within a diverse team and contribute to a supportive, transparent, positive work environment both within the team and in the greater community
Demonstrated experience communicating and coordinating work across functions, cultures, and time zones

Accredited PhD in Molecular Biology / Genetics / Biochemistry / Organic Chemistry / Bioengineering with at least 1 year of experience, or MSc with at least 4 years of industry experience

1st Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.