Scientist I

Scientist I

Alere Inc

Scientist I

Details of the offer

Location: Pomona, CA
At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the
life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries
and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and
branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to
explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Scientist I, within our Abbott Rapid
Diagnostics business located at Pomona, CA. In this role, you will be
responsible for research implementing strategies and tactics formulated to
develop DOA assay. This will be a key role in Product Development within the
R&D Discovery team.
Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott s Diagnostics
family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and
industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides
important information for treatment and management of diseases and other
* Develop new conjugation methods using colloidal gold, or other new
detection materials with antibody, antigen, proteins, and chemicals.
Modify current/existing conjuration methods to improve the performance
and to support the production products.
* Design experiments based on deliverables and plan activities to meet the
project timelines.
* Conduct complex experimentation including data collection, summary and
thorough analysis, in support of department research projects and
guidelines. Compose robust experimentation strategies that maximize
effective use of resources and time to deliver optimum information.
* Perform analytical test methods on the finished products based on CLSI
and other FDA guidelines.
* Participate as an integral member of the scientific staff in research
strategy and methodology to resolve issues.
* Provide recommendations and observations to scientific staff and
management on results of projects/tasks. Play a key role in the research
strategies and tactics for new or existing R&D projects.
* Innovate research methods and product formulation to resolve problems and
accomplish company objectives. Pro-actively recommend strategy to
overcome hurdles.
* Maintain records of laboratory activities and notebooks in a
professional, accurate manner. May provide support to regulatory and
intellectual property activities.
* Transfer developed processes to the Manufacturing Team. Write and revise
process document reports and transfer protocols.
* Ability to create, review, and work with SOPs. MPs, and Batch Records.
* Operate complex laboratory equipment and perform routine maintenance and
repair. Interface with contracted repair technicians as required.
Understand theoretical basis for analytical instrumentation.
* May functionally direct junior research staff, as required.
* Initiate literature review and searches to support ongoing research
activities. Summarize findings in final form to management and recommend
follow-up actions.
* Generate oral and written reports and to summarize laboratory activities
and projects per R&D manger s request. Initiate communication with R&
manager and functions as necessary to coordinate other staffs
activities effectively.
* Monitor and maintain necessary laboratory supplies, with approval by
senior department staff or R&D manager.
* Work involving urine, blood or other potentially infectious materials may
be required.
* Knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSR s, ISO, ISO
13485, CMDR
* A minimum of BS degree with 6-8 years of experience or MS degree with 2-
5 years of experience or PhD degree with 1-3 years of experience in
chemical science, or related discipline with substantial experience in
conjugation, with skills and knowledge in the field of specialty
described above
* Conduct technical tasks with expertise in various types of conjugation
with antibodies, antigens, proteins, or chemicals and lead projects with
minimal supervision.
* Operate complex laboratory equipment and perform routine maintenance.
* Ability to communicate and work with external and internal Abbott Rapid
Diagnostic development partners, resource planning and management of time
across multiple projects.
* Must have a proven track record of problem-solving skills and developing
strategic solutions in product development to produce deliverables and
meet timelines.
* Ability to functionally direct and train junior research staff.
* Ability to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.
* Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills, computer
skills with MS Office applications.
* Teamwork
* Initiative
* Driven for results
* Communication
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life
through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new
products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical
devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities
for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help
people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we
An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
To request an accommodation, please send an email to .
Primary Location
Clinical / R&D
Research and Development

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