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Manufacturing Scientist

Company: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
Location: Roswell
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

As a full-time Manufacturing Scientist with IDEXX, you will leverage your synthetic organic chemistry experience, perform small and large-scale bulk processing, manufacturing, and filtration for experimental and commercial diagnostic products, as well as operate laboratory instrumentation. You will calculate, weigh, measure, and check raw materials to assure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and are prepared within established tolerances. In this role, you will also maintain hand-written and electronic records in compliance with Quality System and Regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures, as well as assist with in-process testing to assure batches meet specifications.What you can expect in this role

  • You will be performing a variety of chemical and engineering-related activities to maintain the production of sensors and analyzers.
  • You will execute production-related laboratory bench work activities, including simple and complex synthesis reactions, workups, extractions, analysis, purification and characterization and product testing using a variety of technologies including HPLC, NMR, Microscopy and UV.
  • You will work with the product support teams for process improvements and provide support to R&D projects and products before transferring to production as needed.
  • You'll be responsible for planning and organizing the process flow to ensure product availability and inventory, per master schedule, for next-step needs.
  • You will be working on assignments that are routine in nature in which the ability to recognize deviation and non-conformance to established practice is required. Determine appropriate action using established work instructions and guidelines.
  • You will use and maintain production and laboratory equipment including, but not limited to scales, pH meters, centrifuges, mixing/blending equipment, volumetric devices, spectrophotometers, and pipets.
  • Identify and communicate deviations and non-conformances to your immediate supervisor.
  • Maintain detailed production records in strict adherence to Quality System requirements.What You Will Need to Succeed
    • You possess a bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field or equivalent combination of coursework and experience. Laboratory experience either through course-work or prior work is preferred.
    • You're experienced in chemical formulation in a production environment that includes working with chemical reagents, organic solvents, acid-base solutions.
    • Experience with chemistry experimentation and product testing using a variety of technologies including HPLC, NMR, Microscopy and UV, is preferred.
    • Experienced with heat/cold, pressure/vacuum, filtering and drying equipment is preferred.
    • You possess general academic or professional chemistry background and laboratory skills, with knowledge of wet chemistry and reagent mixing, chemical handling, and safety.
    • You can take direction and perform duties receiving general instructions for routine work and detailed instructions for new assignments.
    • Ability to follow detailed instructions under direct supervision.
    • A basic to moderate understanding and fluency in the use of computers and software is helpful.
    • You can read and interpret Quality System documentation, standard operating procedures, work instructions, material safety data sheets, technical procedures, and maintenance instructions.
    • You possess the skills to multiply, divide, add and subtract in all units of measure using whole numbers and decimals following basic algebraic rules, and the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions, and conversions using the metric system.
    • You're able to effectively communicate orally and in written form before groups of peers and managers, allowing you to work effectively in a large team environment.
    • You can meet the physical requirements that go along with working as a scientist in manufacturing - bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, balancing, repetitive motions, periodic lifting of reaction flasks weighing up to 30lbs., and lifting 50lb or heavier using dollies or jacks.Why IDEXX We're proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people. So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement. Let's pursue what matters together. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Keywords: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Roswell , Manufacturing Scientist, Other , Roswell, Georgia

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