Careers

Abaxis, a manufacturer of point-of-care diagnostic systems, is seeking applicants for the following positions. Abaxis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Abaxis is a federal government contractor and as such, it has certain obligations with respect to various federal laws, regulations, and executive orders and must take affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. Abaxis will recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or status as a disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

Interested applicants should apply via The ‘Apply For This Position’ link in the job posting. Resumes that are mailed or faxed will not be considered.

Abaxis does not provide reimbursement for relocation expenses.

Disability Access

Abaxis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process you may contact HR at (510) 675-6565 or email careers@abaxis.com. (Only those calls pertaining to disability assistance will be returned)

Reasonable accommodation requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

ABAXIS UTILIZES APPROVED RECRUITERS ONLY.
OUR VENDOR LIST IS CLOSED UNTIL 2017.
NO SOLICITATION PLEASE.
ABAXIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Abaxis is a Federal Contractor and requests priority referrals for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Current Open Positions - Union City, California

Sales/Marketing

Veterinary Regional Account Manager

Manufacturing/Operations

Business Development

IT/Finance/HR

Customer Service/Technical Support

R&D


Area Sales Manager - Northeast, South Central and Southeast

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Description:

  • The Abaxis Area Sales Manager (ASM) will supervise on a daily basis 6-8 Regional Account Managers. The primary responsibility of the ASM is to manage the Regional Account Manager (RAM) to the day to day requirements and expectations of their positions. The ASM is the administrator, supervisor, trainer, manager, coach, and leader. The ASM is ultimately responsible for customer retention, customer satisfaction, instrument upgrades, reagent (organic) growth through customer education of applications and clinical utility for our consumables, and an ever increasing customer base, working alongside the RAM. The ASM will be responsible for recruiting and hiring as applicable and as needed each Regional Account Manager for the Area.
  • The ASM is required to work in the field alongside the RAM no less than three full days per week, nine weeks of a twelve week quarter visiting with prospects, customers and assisting the RAM to meet his/her goals. These field trips are vital to the success of the area. The ASM will assess the RAM strengths and weaknesses, train and coach, review results for the period to date, forecasts for the current period, review sales programs and marketing campaigns, discuss policy and procedure and assure day to day RAM adherence to same.
  • The ASM will be required to be in the Abaxis home office one to two times per quarter for several days for management meetings and training. The ASM will participate in weekly conference calls with the home office.
  • The ASM will hold weekly conference calls and/or Ready Talk Meetings with the sales staff to review successes, forecasts, policy and procedure, distributor updates, competitive updates, sales and marketing programs and promotions, and most importantly group training, testing and coaching.
  • The ASM is responsible for operating under the Area Sales Budget which will be determined annually and reviewed monthly.
  • The ASM is responsible for the meeting of revenue goals, which includes instrument sales to clinics both on a direct basis and to distribution, and reagent sales to both the end user and distribution. The ASM is also responsible for growth of clinic level sales, consumables sold through distribution to the end user, as reported by distributors to Abaxis.
  • The ASM is responsible for accurately forecasting instrument sales by region, by distributor and direct, and by instrument type.
  • The ASM is the Abaxis lead person for our distributor corporate offices. They should be contacted by phone no less than twice monthly. Distributor management (note not distributor relations) is the responsibility of the ASM working with the Director, North American Distribution, Marketing and Director, North American Sales. At minimum, quarterly meetings at the distributor corporate office or possibly a tradeshow will be arranged to review all current sales programs, promotions, marketing campaigns, sales results, sales forecasts and any / all business opportunities or obstacles. The ASM is also responsible for working alongside the Director, North American Distribution sales in to each distributor and monitoring sales out, and monitoring / assessing inventory levels (days on hand).
  • The ASM working alongside the Director, North American Distribution and VP Sales and Marketing is responsible for the distributor adherence to Abaxis distributor policy as it relates to for instance monthly point of sale reporting and the immediate reporting of instrument order cancellations or returns.
  • Monitor RAM expenses for adherence to policy and to budget requirements.
  • Monitor and approve as required RAM negotiated instrument sales for adherence to policy and procedure, and company margin requirements.
  • Handle effectively and immediately any / all dissatisfied or concerns of customers in the Area. Negotiate free product, warranty discounts or discounted repair as applicable.
  • The ASM is responsible for the RAM daily and weekly reporting via Microsoft CRM all customer contacts, weekly expense reports submitted and weekly lead updates provided via CRM. The ASM will review and address issues, concerns, questions or other including non-compliance with CRM Customer Relationship Management program as appropriate weekly with the ASM.
  • The ASM will understand the marketplace, the competitor, all Abaxis products and technical / clinical data as well as any RAM in the field.
  • The ASM must stay current and know well all company policy and procedure and required paperwork and work flow.
  • This is an evolving position in a dynamic marketplace and the required tasks may change as the job develops.
  • The ASM is responsible for own career and professional development, company supported for instance with the provision of the “Sales Leadership Roundtable” contract. The ASM also will work to develop and enrich each of their regional account managers. The ASM role is to encourage the development of key employees for increasing responsibility and authority. Abaxis is a fast growth, rapidly expanding organization and the development and retention of key personnel is paramount.
  • Team effectiveness is required as it pertains to Abaxis internal support, the RAM and ASM co-workers, and sales and marketing management.

Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.

  • Active Listening: Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Math Ability: Basic math skills required.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge and experience basic computer programs such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Web Mail.
  • Consultative Sales Skills: To communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization, as well as consulting customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Presentation Skills: knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and present via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Administration and Management: Knowledge of and experience with business management, strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Personnel Management: Skilled at developing, motivating, and directing people as they work and identifying the best people for the job.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
  • Mental toughness - Maintains composure, keeps emotions in check, controls anger, and avoids aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

This employee may be required to lift up to 60 pounds.

  • Standard office equipment including a facsimile machine, photocopier, telephone system, CD-Rom and 10-key calculator.
  • Personal computer, job-related software and printer.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk.
  • The employee is frequently required to hear and stand.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and drive.
  • This individual is rarely required to push, grasp, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include three-dimensional vision.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree; preferably with a science emphasis.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated sales experience in sales in medical, scientific, or healthcare industry.
  • Former sales training required.
  • Sales management and/or supervisory or personnel management experience and/or coursework required.

Associate Product Manager

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Description:

  • Manage Abaxis product line, including program management, marketing plans, vendor relationships and future products for the Abaxis veterinary business.
  • This position may also contribute to the market research and analysis function of Business Development (depending on experience).
  • The Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 1-3 years if IVD product management (market research experience in the life science area also desired).
  • Develop the annual marketing plan and the strategies, tactics and resources necessary to achieve goals for assigned products.
  • Complete market research, analyze data, and recommend strategy for current and potential new Abaxis products.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams that includes the members from QA, TS, CS, R&D, to identify the key product quality and reliability related issues.
  • Help improve product quality by suggesting and implementing potential improvements in the hardware design and software changes (if appropriate).
  • Identify new product ideas and improvements for the product line, build the appropriate business case to justify the investment, and manage the process to gain approval for project funding.
  • Assist in defining customer and market requirements, validate development assumptions through market research and devise a staged market delivery strategy.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategy and tactics, promotional and sales.
  • Support activities for the product to meet forecasted revenue and expense budgets and to establish and sustain competitive advantage.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to create effective educational, promotional and training programs.
  • Work with Sales Department to determine criteria and best customer sites for new product releases.
  • Conduct design reviews with Implementation, Customer Support, Field Service, and other Customer Operations departments throughout the system’s design and development process.
  • Work with sales and all customer departments including documentation, training, implementation, help desk, upgrades, and service to ensure available and timely resources and excellent customer support for existing and new products and releases.
  • Assist in the prioritization of features and functions for product releases.
  • Deliver both internal and external presentations on status and future strategies for the product.
  • Develop forecasts, product marketing plans and competitive intelligence database.
  • Communicate on a regular basis to the field - product quality improvement efforts to include solutions while documenting the feedback from the field sales and technical support, providing feedback to the Service Department and R&D.
  • Maintain our current customer base by improving the communications and constantly improving customer’s product knowledge base.
  • Monitor the performance of the distributors and work together with distributors to increase sales.
  • Expected breakdown of job functions (depending on experience)
    • Manage Abaxis product line (90-100%)
    • Market research - 10% (depending on above)
  • Spend time in field - 2-3 days quarterly

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in scientific discipline or business related field
  • At least 1-3 years experience in Product Management role or equivalent experience.
  • Market research experience preferred, but not required.
  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred, but not required.

Material Handler 2

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Description:

  • Counts, weighs or measures incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and verify against bills of landing, invoices, orders or other records; examines incoming shipments for damage or shortages and documents findings.
  • Prepares material for shipment according to procedure assembles appropriate containers and inserts material into container using spacers, fillers or other protective materials, bind container closed using appropriate method; marks container with identifying information or end user information.
  • Assists in loading and unloading trucks.
  • Distributes or delivers incoming items to appropriate department or stockroom.
  • Operates material handling equipment such as pallet jacks, hand trucks, forklifts, dollies and other related equipment.
  • Participates in routine cycle counting.
  • Tags new stock with part numbers and/or other identifying elements.
  • Signs for incoming shipments received.
  • Fills orders and issues material and supplies per request; documents transaction according to established procedure.
  • Utilizes computerized or automated systems to accomplish tasks.
  • Operate forklift as needed.
  • Works with minimal supervision.
  • Be able to pass drug screen.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of material handling experience
  • Good basic math skills and able to pass Abaxis math test
  • Forklift experience is preferred

Automation Technician

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Description:

  • Work with engineers to build automated equipment to print
  • Test equipment to verify design intent
  • Work with engineers to resolve design issues
  • Machine and fabricate prototypes, assemble tolls and test fixtures
  • Support production by troubleshooting equipment on the floor as needed
  • Train production floor mechanics on equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Maintain spare parts supply
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Comply with all applicable regulatory requirements

Requirements:

  • Applicable engineering degree or technical training
  • 5 years of experience with automated systems
  • Machining, fabrication, electronics and good electrical wiring practices (NFPA), pneumatic circuits and design, machine troubleshooting knowledge of PLC programming, welding, HVAC systems, packaging machines, SolidWorks/CAD, experience in manufacturing line environment

QA Analyst

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Description:

  • Perform in-depth and thorough Device History Record (DHR) reviews and disposition all Abaxis products in compliance with established release procedures. Be alert to developing trends and proactively notify manager and Quality management of emerging issues.
  • Generate C-of-As and C-of-Cs for all Abaxis products.
  • Organize and maintain Device History Records.
  • Organize and maintain QC Retains of Rotor Lots.
  • Support with investigation and timely closure of NCMRs and Deviations.
  • Other duties and responsibilities in the Quality department, as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BS / MS in Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred or any other scientific discipline with relevant experience.
  • Process Excellence training preferred.
  • At least 2-5 years' experience as a QA Analyst in the medical device industry.
  • Previous experience with in-vitro diagnostics preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong technical skills including statistical analysis and diagnostic product performance knowledge.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in desktop software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio.
  • Solid collaboration and team skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.

Program Manager, EH&S

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Description:

  • Effectively implement and administer the following elements of the Safety Program: Injury Illness & Prevention, Exposure Control, Hazardous Communication, BioSafety, Chemical Hygiene, General Safety, and Ergonomics.
  • Chair Safety meetings including for Safety Committee and ERT. Generate minutes and ensure action items are closed in a timely manner.
  • Oversee/provide all Safety and occupational health related training (New Hire Safety Orientation, BBP, Hazardous Waste Management, Chemical Hygiene, etc) to new employees and annual refresher training to employees, as applicable.
  • Manage Hepatitis B vaccination program, including scheduling of phlebotomist.
  • Oversee/perform Safety Program related administrative duties: Update the hazardous materials business plan (HMBP), emergency evacuation plan, and other city, county, and state plans as necessary; approve invoices; maintain records and MSDSs; negotiate contracts to realize cost savings; pay fees for permits on time, etc) Adhere to approved Safety budget.
  • Coordinate handling/removal of hazardous materials and waste (profile waste streams, maintain manifests, and compile environmental reporting)
  • Perform periodic Safety Audits. Liaison with and manage inspections from Union City Environmental, Alameda County Health Department, Fire Department, County Hazmat, etc.
  • Expediently perform incident investigations, prepare reports, and close corrective/preventative actions in a timely manner.
  • Administer and maintain safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, eye wash stations, first aid kits and defibrillators.
  • Assist with changes to manufacturing/office areas to ensure established safety standards are met.
  • Perform other QC responsibilities that are assigned to support business.

Requirements:

  • B.S. in a scientific discipline such as Chemistry, Engineering and Material. Science. At least 5 years in FDA regulated/medical device industry, with a minimum of 3 years experience in an IVD company.
  • Successful track record with health authorities for securing approvals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. FDA regulations, In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Directive (98/79/EC), and Quality System regulations and standards, including ISO 13485, QSR, etc.
  • Must be resourceful, and take initiative to secure required information for regulatory documentation proposes.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate and resolve regulatory questions, such that expected timeline for regulatory clearance is minimally impacted.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, with excellent time management skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Management: Empower and enable staff to perform optimally. Ability to lead and facilitate projects to conclusion.
  • Sense of Urgency: Demonstrate appropriate sense of urgency with regards to responsiveness with addressing any high risk compliance issues, and manage compliance risk proactively.
  • Collaboration: Be able to work effectively across functional groups and various levels within the organization external agencies and companies to achieve positive results. Capable of interfacing effectively with personnel from all company disciplines.
  • Judgment: Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; providing reasoning for decisions.
  • Communication: Demonstrate active listening through full attention. Read analyses and reports, interpret technical procedures and government regulations, write reports, business correspondence and procedures. Disseminate knowledge and information on regulations utilizing appropriate media with strong verbal, non-verbal and written skills.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities; using time efficiently; plan for additional resources; set goals and objectives; organize and schedule tasks for direct reports and develop realistic action plans. Demonstrate ability to multi-task keeping company objectives and compliance risk in mind.
  • Problem Solving: Demonstrate solid analytical skills to define problems, compile data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with difficult or emotional topics. Must be resourceful.
  • Dependability: Take ownership and responsibility for assigned actions. Complete tasks on time to keep commitments, or notify appropriate person(s) with an alternative plan.
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment, and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Professional Behavior: Treat people with respect, work with integrity and uphold company values.
  • Maintain professional behavior under all circumstances including in very difficult situations.
  • Computer: Working knowledge and experience in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Project.
  • Multi-lingual skills are a plus.

Regulatory Affairs Associate

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Description:

  • Support with the compilation and submission of country registration and license paperwork.
  • Maintain the Country Registration database in current status
  • Ensure timely notification for country license and registration renewal to functional management.
  • Compile, organize and maintain all country license and registration documentation in a complete and uniform manner
  • Assist with MDR and vigilance logistics.
  • Act as liaison with local, national and international regulatory authorities to obtain copies of licenses and other regulatory paperwork.
  • Research and write procedures for various country registration processes and import/export requirements. Prepare import/export documentation as required.
  • Support with the compilation of Technical Files for competent authorities and other regulatory authorities in the EU, Canada, and other countries.
  • Support with comprehensive 510(k) submissions to the FDA, as well as responses to FDA letters, supplemental requests, and amendments as needed.
  • Maintain all Regulatory Documents of External Origin and notify impacted personnel when changes are made.
  • Keep informed of new regulations, standards, policies, and guidance issued by relevant regulatory authorities that may impact the company.

Requirements:

  • B.S./B.A., preferably in a scientific discipline or business. RAC certification a plus. At least 2 years in FDA regulated/medical device industry.
  • Must be resourceful, and take initiative to secure required information for regulatory documentation purposes.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, with excellent time management skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Dependability: Take ownership and responsibility for assigned actions. Complete tasks on time to keep commitments, or notify appropriate person(s) with an alternative plan.
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment, and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Professional Behavior: Treat people with respect, work with integrity and uphold company values. Maintain professional behavior under all circumstances including in very difficult situations.
  • Computer: Working knowledge and experience in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Project.
  • Multi-lingual skills are a plus.

Medical Technical Specialist

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Description:

  • Handle high volume of incoming technical support calls from Abaxis medical business customers and field sales reps while accurately documenting the details of each call in a contact database.
  • Positively contributes to a team environment and provide backup coverage when necessary.
  • Defines study protocols and manages the process for validation and correlation studies.
  • Supports customer evaluations and provides data analysis, interpretation of results and presents study summaries with supporting conclusions to laboratory personnel at different levels and physicians in conjunction w/Abaxis clinical and regulatory consultants.
  • Provides JCAHO/CMS-CLIA/COLA regulatory support to customers.
  • Participates and sometimes facilitates product QA/Regulatory, R&D team meetings to provide the voice of the customer.
  • May be called on to travel to customer sites to provide support, installation, and training, or attend tradeshows and conventions.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Sciences, clinical chemistry laboratory technology preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience working in a clinical or laboratory setting.
  • Background working in a medical technical support position is a plus.
  • Requires knowledge of medical laboratory products and instrumentation
  • Must have effective interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Requires ability to effectively create and deliver training presentations for sales reps, customers, and distributors.
  • Must have computer skill sets including Microsoft Office/CRM

Instrument Manufacturing Technician 1

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Description:

  • Electromechanical Assembly
  • Operation of automated test equipment
  • Perform assigned duties to support instrument manufacturing

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions
  • Basic PC skills

Material Handler

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Description:

Plans, organizes, and coordinates the receipt, processing, storage and distribution of incoming warehouse inventory items, lab supplies, and other materials. Knowledge of and adherence to standard procedures is required. Uses judgment requiring location and storage of items, proper packaging, methods of movement of materials, and release of materials.

Major Duties and Responsibilities - including but not limited to:

  • Ability to work independently as required. Will receive general supervision and instruction on routine work. May coordinate and/or execute special projects as required by the Department.
  • Receive product from suppliers, couriers, and parcel package companies. Checks for discrepancies and damage to product and notes it on paperwork. Resolve problems to avoid liability for damaged merchandise. Ensures that all property is safely and securely stored. Reports any issues to the Warehouse Manager.
  • Picks, packs, and prepares clinic supply orders for final shipment. Keeps accurate logs (both written and on computer). Will double check order accuracy and assist in monitoring /reporting low inventory levels.
  • Is knowledgeable of receiving and/or distribution function, packaging equipment and UPS and FedEx systems.
  • Will be utilizing hand jacks and carts for moving product.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Skills/Experience):

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Reading, writing, and basic arithmetic skills required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to safely operate all required equipment and use packaging equipment, UPS and/or computer systems is required.
  • Must be able to pay continuous attention to detailed operations requiring some diversification in approach to fairly routine processes.
  • Lifting or moving of 5-25 lbs. continuously, 25-60 lbs. frequently, is required.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years related work experience in high-volume general warehousing and shipping and receiving.

QA Specialist

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Description:

  • Perform in-depth internal audits in accordance with approved schedule, Verify compliance with applicable regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Work with functional management or designee(s) to formulate suitable corrective and preventive actions to identified audit non-compliances, escalating issues to CAPAs if appropriate. Drive CAPAs associated with audits to ensure that they are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Process customer complaints in a uniform and timely manner. Proficiently process all aspects of Medical Device Reporting (MDR), Vigilance and Recalls.
  • Perform thorough reviews for product release.
  • Monitor and trend results from internal and third party audits, lot release observations, and customer complaints. Submit for Management Review on a periodic basis.
  • Revise Quality System documents as assigned.
  • Maintain current knowledge of FDA and applicable international policies and regulations that may affect the company’s products and customers.
  • Quality System improvement initiatives, as assigned.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate appropriate sense of urgency with regards to responsiveness with addressing any high risk compliance issues.
  • Demonstrated organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in desktop software applications such as Microsoft Word, Power Point, Visio and Excel.
  • Solid collaboration and team skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work independently.

Requirements:

  • BSc in Engineering or other relevant scientific discipline.
  • Internal Auditor certification preferred.
  • Five plus years experience in a compliance role in IVD/medical device companies.

Sr QC Technician

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Description:

  • Perform routine inspections/tests on received components, materials, and assemblies per current specifications, drawings and work instructions.
  • Ability to inspect printed circuit board and electromagnetic components; interpret electrical assembly drawings, documentation, and sampling plans.
  • Accurately document the results of inspections/tests on the required QC inspection forms.
  • Timely turnaround for Incoming, in-process, finished product inspections and testing. Maintain flow of incoming materials to meet production demand.
  • Ensure Incoming QC procedures are adhered to by inspection personnel and updated when necessary.
  • Assist in the writing and updating inspection procedures, protocol and checklists.
  • Evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for possible corrective action to supervisor.
  • Enter Material Review Board (MRB) report data accurately into the MRB database and maintain MRB inventory to prevent inadvertent use.
  • Work with Quality Engineering and other relevant functional groups for the resolution to NCMRs.
  • Be alert to developing trends in product quality and notify quality management of any emerging issues.
  • Other quality improvement initiatives as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • Technical certification such as in IPC-610/620, ESD and GD&T certification preferred.
  • Seven plus years' experience as a QC inspector in a medical device company.
  • Previous experience with Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), SMT, PWBs desired.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and flexibility.
  • Particular with regards to generating neat, accurate and legible records.
  • Ability to use basic inspection tools such as calipers, micrometers and microscopes.
  • Be able to program instruments such as the CMM, Interferometer and Spectrophotometer.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Good basic math and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, prioritization and coordination skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Blue Mountain and MRP applications.
  • Ability to work as a team player, as well as independently.

Reagent Manufacturing Associate 1

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Description:

  • Proficient in bead inspection, bead sorting, aliquot and sampling of reagent beads.
  • Pack and sample reagent beads coming out of the freeze-drier.
  • Candidate should be able to keep up with the flow of production.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Organized.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Maintain work area in compliance with cGMP.
  • Be able to lift 20 lbs liquid nitrogen dewar (only if trained on the Liquid Nitrogen Handling Procedure).
  • Follow Abaxis Safety Practices.
  • Support company goals and objectives, policies and standard procedures.

Requirements:

  • High School Degree
  • 0 to 2+ years experience in manufacturing
  • cGMP training a plus

Quality Engineer

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Description:

  • Coordinate MRB meetings. Organize, maintain and control MRB records and storage areas.
  • Monitor NCMRs for developing trends and reports, and address quality issues proactively and escalate issues to CAPA as appropriate.
  • Investigate CAPAs, Complaints and NCMRs to root cause, ensuring that appropriate corrective and preventive action is taken for timely and effective closure to issue.
  • Monitoring supplier quality performance through generation of supplier scorecards.
  • Execute validation activities associated with incoming inspections as well as provide support to validation teams to achieve project milestones.
  • Work directly with manufacturing, R&D, and engineering to assure quality considerations are adequately covered in design, testing, release of product and process.
  • Serve as a team member technical resource for problem investigations to guide root cause analysis and corrective action development
  • Develop/improve Incoming QC specifications (inspection criteria and sampling plans);and also provide support to R&D for developing component specifications and using appropriate statistical sampling plans.
  • Review historical data and recommend parts/components for increased or reduced inspection.

Requirements:

  • CQE or CRE preferred
  • At least 2-5 years' experience in FDA regulated/medical device industry.
  • Experience as a Quality/Reliability Engineer preferred.
  • Experience handling deviations, investigations and CAPAs preferred
  • Working knowledge of statistical methodologies, quality control and manufacturing tools, such as applied statistics, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably with spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.
  • Proficiency with using statistical techniques.
  • Knowledgeable about reliability test method.
  • Proficient in CAD, SolidWorks, JMP, and programs used by the Interferometer and CMM.
  • Plastic experience and/or strong electro-mechanical experience required (IPC-610, IPC-620, ANSI 14.5).
  • Solid technical writing experience. Must be able to present information and thought process flow clearly and succinctly.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Collaboration: Be able to work effectively across functional groups and various levels within the organization to achieve positive results.
  • Communication: Demonstrate active listening through full attention, and respond appropriately. Be able to present verbal and written information clearly.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities; using time efficiently. Demonstrate ability to multi-task keeping company objectives and compliance risk in mind.
  • Dependability: Take ownership and responsibility for assigned actions. Complete tasks on time to keep commitments, or notify appropriate person(s) with an alternative plan.
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment, and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Professional Behavior: Treat people with respect, work with integrity and uphold company values. Maintain professional behavior under all circumstances.
  • Computer: Working knowledge and experience in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Project.

AP and Fixed Assets Accountant

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Description:

Accounts Payable Related:

  • Processes daily AP invoices and weekly check runs. (Including 3-way match of vendor invoices to purchase orders to receipts in ERP system and vouchering invoices in ERP.)
  • Process wires online to pay vendors and sets up banking wire templates.
  • Works closely with accounting team and department managers to ensure accurate general ledger account coding and approvals are in place according to company policies and proper proof of receipts.
  • Reconciles vendor statement and resolves discrepancies with vendors, internal department and purchasing department on a timely basis.
  • Reviews and resolves un-invoiced receipts on a timely basis. Resolves vendors or employee inquiries regarding invoice status and payment matters; performs necessary research and resolution of disputed items.
  • Compares corporate credit card transaction reports to receipts and codes the expenses to the appropriate accounts.
  • Maintains accurate AP records and files to ensure compliance with IRS rules.
  • Ensures compliance with accounting policies and procedures.

General Ledger Related:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely execution of monthly AP close, including month end expense payment analysis, processing accruals for departments and accurate coding of operating expenses.
  • Communicates and collaborates with department managers on expense accruals.
  • Reconciles Accounts Payable and accrued liability general ledger accounts as assigned.
  • Assists with year-end audit.
  • Assists in special projects as required and assist with other duties as assigned.

Fixed Assets Related:

  • Records the fixed assets additions in the GL and Fixed Assets database.
  • Coordinates, performs and reconciles year end physical fixed assets inventory for the company.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1 years accounting experience
  • A combination of education, training and experience will be considered
  • Excellent communications and organization skills; detail oriented
  • Team player with positive attitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills: Microsoft, Excel, Word and Outlook

QA Analyst Supervisor

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Description:

  • Supervise and direct QA Analysts for timely review and disposition of all Abaxis products to support customer demand.
  • Perform in-depth and thorough Device History Record (DHR) reviews, and disposition Abaxis products in compliance with established release procedures. Be alert to developing trends and proactively notify manager and Quality management of emerging issues.
  • Address issues with Device History Records (DHRs) in a timely manner. Demonstrate appropriate professional communication when interfacing with production personnel to resolve any documentation issues in DHRs.
  • Investigate assigned CAPAs and Internal Audit findings to root cause, ensuring that appropriate corrective and preventive action is taken for effective and timely closure to issues.
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) meetings, to support timely closure to NCMRs. Monitor NCMRs for developing trends and address quality issues proactively. Trend and report on NCMR data to ensure proactive resolution to emerging issues.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Responsible for writing/maintaining QC-related SOPs.

Requirements:

  • BS / MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology
  • Process Excellence training preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a QA Analyst in the medical device industry.
  • Previous experience with in-vitro diagnostics preferred.
  • Strong technical skills including statistical analysis, experimental design, and diagnostic product performance knowledge.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in desktop software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Management: Empower and enable staff to perform optimally. Ability to lead and facilitate projects to conclusion.
  • Collaboration: Be able to work effectively across functional groups and various levels within the organization to achieve positive results.
  • Judgment: Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; providing reasoning for decisions.
  • Communication: Demonstrate active listening through full attention. Read analyses and reports, interpret technical procedures and government regulations, write reports, business correspondence and procedures. Disseminate knowledge and information on regulations utilizing appropriate media with strong verbal, non-verbal and written skills.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities; using time efficiently; plan for additional resources; set goals and objectives; organize and schedule tasks for direct reports and develop realistic action plans. Demonstrate ability to multi-task keeping company objectives and compliance risk in mind.
  • Problem Solving: Demonstrate solid analytical skills to define problems, compile data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with difficult or emotional topics. Must be resourceful.
  • Dependability: Take ownership and responsibility for assigned actions. Complete tasks on time to keep commitments, or notify appropriate person(s) with an alternative plan.
  • Ethics: Treat people with respect, work with integrity and uphold company values.
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment, and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Professional Behavior: Maintain professional behavior under all circumstances including in very difficult situations.

Channel Marketing Manager

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Description:

  • Responsible for managing all functions of assigned accounts and programs.
  • Responsible for managing 1-3 direct inside sales representative
  • Responsible for directing Abaxis inside sales initiatives for sourcing and qualifying leads for direct sales force and executing on company's marketing and sales objectives
  • Responsible for directing distributor inside sales initiatives for sourcing and qualifying leads for direct and distributor sales force and executing on company's marketing and sales objectives
  • Responsible for training and developing distributor sales force through corporate trainings, national sales meetings, webinars etc.
  • Develop incentive programs for distributors to increase Abaxis' instrument and consumable sales
  • Develop distributor focused sales tools to help increase sales of the Abaxis product line
  • Responsible for managing and developing online distributor portal
  • Develop Marketing opportunities and plans, implement sales plans and manage accounts to meet company objectives and sales goals for assigned territory.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with high level contacts within territories
  • Create and present sales presentations to high level contacts
  • Gather and analyze sales data to evaluate success of programs.
  • Responsible for development of custom catalogs and marketing materials for assigned programs for distribution
  • Responsible for distributor websites for assigned programs and creating email advertisements for each program
  • Strong communication and organization skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Travels approximately 40%
  • Computer aptitude, proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, CS4 or other graphic design software.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA or equivalent in animal health or marketing
  • 10-15 years previous medical device and/or animal health marketing experience
  • Experience working in a collaborative department
  • Strong personal organization skills and the ability to prioritize multitask and manage priority shifts in a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Requires the ability to think and act independently.
  • Diplomacy and confidentiality are essential.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, very detail oriented.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Marketing Concepts and Practices.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior computer skills: Microsoft, Access, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • High level of energy to work in a fast paced, intense and time sensitive environment.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work independently.

Professional Services Vet - West Coast

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Description:

  • Weekly travel with Regional Account Managers (3-4 days per week,10 weeks per quarter on average)or other Abaxis employees as assigned by the Director of Professional Services.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of new analyzers through on-site travel as well as teaching, coaching and training.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of Abaxis consumable products through teaching, coaching and training.
  • Provide direct support to veterinarians, veterinary practices and staff, veterinary colleges and research veterinarians utilizing Abaxis products.
  • Provide seminars to individual veterinary practices regarding consumable utilization.
  • Provide seminars as assigned for local, regional and/or national Veterinary Medical Associations or meetings.
  • Provide support to Sales and Marketing at assigned veterinary conventions and trade shows.
  • Provide materials and support to the Director of Professional Services and others including the Director of Marketing, Product Managers,etc.as directed by the Director of Professional Services for materials, programs and training development.
  • Identify and create opportunities and work with Area Sales Managers to place analyzers and provide training and visibility to assigned veterinary colleges and universities.
  • Provide training/seminars to Abaxis employees at assigned meetings and events.
  • Identify and cultivate the cooperation of key opinion leaders to further promote Abaxis products.
  • Provide weekly reports to the Director of Professional Services and the Area Sales Managers regarding areas of strength and weakness in the Regional Sales Manager as well as identifying areas of improvement.
  • The position will require extended travel for regular meetings with the Director of Professional Services as well as other sales meetings, often at the home office.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation including driving records.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  • Clinical Skills: Experience in clinical medicine and surgery is necessary to impart first hand knowledge of the appropriate benefits,advantages and utilization of the product line. The ability to present this information clearly is also required.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Pathology: An above average understanding of the utilization of test results in the clinical and research settings are necessary for successful implementation of programs.
  • General Veterinary Practice Experience: Knowledge of the business aspects of veterinary practice is necessary to assist with sales and utilization of the analyzers and consumables. This is also a necessity when dealing directly with the customer base as a consultant and practice advocate.
  • Chemistry: A working knowledge of the chemical reactions used in the analyzers is necessary for a full understanding of the operation and ability to assist the customer base and sales team in utilization and troubleshooting.
  • Communication Ability: Ability to read,analyze,and interpret general business periodicals, veterinary business journals , professional veterinary journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure and training manuals or presentations. Must also have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Active Listening: Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Math Ability: Advanced math skills required.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer and Equipment Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge and experience basic computer programs such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Web Mail. Individual should be highly skilled with Microsoft Excel.
  • Consultative Sales Skills: To communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization, as well as consulting customers, the public, Government and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Teaching Skills: Have the ability to teach laboratory utilization to veterinarians, veterinary staff and Abaxis personnel including sales, technical services and customer service.
  • Have the desire and ability to assist Abaxis customers and Abaxis personnel basic laboratory results interpretation.
  • Understanding of medical and financial aspects of private practice and ability to provide financial analysis.
  • Presentation Skills: Knowledge of media production,communication,and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and present via written,oral, and visual media. Presentation skills will be used extensively and the ability to comfortably present to other veterinary professionals is required.
  • Physical Ability: Stamina-the position will often require periods of travel by car or plane followed by extended periods of car travel with Abaxis sales personnel.Travel will often occur in the early morning or late evening. Trade shows and conventions also require long periods of work while standing.
  • Ability to communicate and resolve issues related to customer satisfaction.The position will often require the ability to identify problems in a particular customer business and correct them.
  • Understanding of the Veterinary Market: The position requires the ability to evaluate each customer's financial and clinical needs to best utilize the products described.

Competencies to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Ability to present to a variety of customers and within the organization is required.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teaching Skills: Must be able to impart basic and advanced knowledge and determine the appropriate time and situation for the degree of teaching. Must be adept at teaching the lay person, sales person or veterinary professional with comfort and confidence.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
  • Mental Toughness: Maintains composure, keeps emotions in check, controls anger, and avoids aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Ability to Travel: Extensive travel and time away from home is required. Must have the ability and desire to travel on a regular basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • The work environment will vary depending on the task.
  • Travel will include visits to veterinary facilities which can be loud and requires attentiveness to the potential dangers associates with working near animals.
  • Work at trade shows and conventions can include long periods of standing in loud areas.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee may be asked to lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk.
  • Employee is frequently required to hear and stand.
  • Employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and drive.
  • Individual is rarely required to push, grasp, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include three-dimensional vision.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • 3 years clinical experience or 1 year internship
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US

Professional Services Vet - Central

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Description:

  • Weekly travel with Regional Account Managers (3-4 days per week,10 weeks per quarter on average)or other Abaxis employees as assigned by the Director of Professional Services.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of new analyzers through on-site travel as well as teaching, coaching and training.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of Abaxis consumable products through teaching, coaching and training.
  • Provide direct support to veterinarians, veterinary practices and staff, veterinary colleges and research veterinarians utilizing Abaxis products.
  • Provide seminars to individual veterinary practices regarding consumable utilization.
  • Provide seminars as assigned for local, regional and/or national Veterinary Medical Associations or meetings.
  • Provide support to Sales and Marketing at assigned veterinary conventions and trade shows.
  • Provide materials and support to the Director of Professional Services and others including the Director of Marketing, Product Managers,etc.as directed by the Director of Professional Services for materials, programs and training development.
  • Identify and create opportunities and work with Area Sales Managers to place analyzers and provide training and visibility to assigned veterinary colleges and universities.
  • Provide training/seminars to Abaxis employees at assigned meetings and events.
  • Identify and cultivate the cooperation of key opinion leaders to further promote Abaxis products.
  • Provide weekly reports to the Director of Professional Services and the Area Sales Managers regarding areas of strength and weakness in the Regional Sales Manager as well as identifying areas of improvement.
  • The position will require extended travel for regular meetings with the Director of Professional Services as well as other sales meetings, often at the home office.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation including driving records.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES which may be representative but not all inclusiveof those commonly associated with this position:

  • Clinical Skills: Experience in clinical medicine and surgery is necessary to impart first hand knowledge of the appropriate benefits,advantages and utilization of the product line. The ability to present this information clearly is also required.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Pathology: An above average understanding of the utilization of test results in the clinical and research settings are necessary for successful implementation of programs.
  • General Veterinary Practice Experience: Knowledge of the business aspects of veterinary practice is necessary to assist with sales and utilization of the analyzers and consumables. This is also a necessity when dealing directly with the customer base as a consultant and practice advocate.
  • Chemistry: A working knowledge of the chemical reactions used in the analyzers is necessary for a full understanding of the operation and ability to assist the customer base and sales team in utilization and troubleshooting.
  • Communication Ability: Ability to read,analyze,and interpret general business periodicals, veterinary business journals , professional veterinary journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure and training manuals or presentations. Must also have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Active Listening: Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Math Ability: Advanced math skills required.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer and Equipment Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge and experience basic computer programs such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Web Mail. Individual should be highly skilled with Microsoft Excel.
  • Consultative Sales Skills: To communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization, as well as consulting customers, the public, Government and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Teaching Skills: Have the ability to teach laboratory utilization to veterinarians, veterinary staff and Abaxis personnel including sales, technical services and customer service.
  • Have the desire and ability to assist Abaxis customers and Abaxis personnel basic laboratory results interpretation.
  • Understanding of medical and financial aspects of private practice and ability to provide financial analysis.
  • Presentation Skills: Knowledge of media production,communication,and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and present via written,oral, and visual media. Presentation skills will be used extensively and the ability to comfortably present to other veterinary professionals is required.
  • Physical Ability: Stamina-the position will often require periods of travel by car or plane followed by extended periods of car travel with Abaxis sales personnel.Travel will often occur in the early morning or late evening. Trade shows and conventions also require long periods of work while standing.
  • Ability to communicate and resolve issues related to customer satisfaction.The position will often require the ability to identify problems in a particular customer business and correct them.
  • Understanding of the Veterinary Market: The position requires the ability to evaluate each customer's financial and clinical needs to best utilize the products described.

Competencies to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Ability to present to a variety of customers and within the organization is required.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teaching Skills: Must be able to impart basic and advanced knowledge and determine the appropriate time and situation for the degree of teaching. Must be adept at teaching the lay person, sales person or veterinary professional with comfort and confidence.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
  • Mental Toughness: Maintains composure, keeps emotions in check, controls anger, and avoids aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Ability to Travel: Extensive travel and time away from home is required. Must have the ability and desire to travel on a regular basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • The work environment will vary depending on the task.
  • Travel will include visits to veterinary facilities which can be loud and requires attentiveness to the potential dangers associates with working near animals.
  • Work at trade shows and conventions can include long periods of standing in loud areas.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee may be asked to lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk.
  • Employee is frequently required to hear and stand.
  • Employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and drive.
  • Individual is rarely required to push, grasp, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include three-dimensional vision.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • 3 years clinical experience or 1 year internship
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US

Professional Services Vet - East Coast

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Description:

  • Weekly travel with Regional Account Managers (3-4 days per week,10 weeks per quarter on average)or other Abaxis employees as assigned by the Director of Professional Services.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of new analyzers through on-site travel as well as teaching, coaching and training.
  • Assist Regional Account Managers in sales of Abaxis consumable products through teaching, coaching and training.
  • Provide direct support to veterinarians, veterinary practices and staff, veterinary colleges and research veterinarians utilizing Abaxis products.
  • Provide seminars to individual veterinary practices regarding consumable utilization.
  • Provide seminars as assigned for local, regional and/or national Veterinary Medical Associations or meetings.
  • Provide support to Sales and Marketing at assigned veterinary conventions and trade shows.
  • Provide materials and support to the Director of Professional Services and others including the Director of Marketing, Product Managers,etc.as directed by the Director of Professional Services for materials, programs and training development.
  • Identify and create opportunities and work with Area Sales Managers to place analyzers and provide training and visibility to assigned veterinary colleges and universities.
  • Provide training/seminars to Abaxis employees at assigned meetings and events.
  • Identify and cultivate the cooperation of key opinion leaders to further promote Abaxis products.
  • Provide weekly reports to the Director of Professional Services and the Area Sales Managers regarding areas of strength and weakness in the Regional Sales Manager as well as identifying areas of improvement.
  • The position will require extended travel for regular meetings with the Director of Professional Services as well as other sales meetings, often at the home office.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation including driving records.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  • Clinical Skills: Experience in clinical medicine and surgery is necessary to impart first hand knowledge of the appropriate benefits,advantages and utilization of the product line. The ability to present this information clearly is also required.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Pathology: An above average understanding of the utilization of test results in the clinical and research settings are necessary for successful implementation of programs.
  • General Veterinary Practice Experience: Knowledge of the business aspects of veterinary practice is necessary to assist with sales and utilization of the analyzers and consumables. This is also a necessity when dealing directly with the customer base as a consultant and practice advocate.
  • Chemistry: A working knowledge of the chemical reactions used in the analyzers is necessary for a full understanding of the operation and ability to assist the customer base and sales team in utilization and troubleshooting.
  • Communication Ability: Ability to read,analyze,and interpret general business periodicals, veterinary business journals , professional veterinary journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure and training manuals or presentations. Must also have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Active Listening: Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Math Ability: Advanced math skills required.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer and Equipment Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge and experience basic computer programs such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Web Mail. Individual should be highly skilled with Microsoft Excel.
  • Consultative Sales Skills: To communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization, as well as consulting customers, the public, Government and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Teaching Skills: Have the ability to teach laboratory utilization to veterinarians, veterinary staff and Abaxis personnel including sales, technical services and customer service.
  • Have the desire and ability to assist Abaxis customers and Abaxis personnel basic laboratory results interpretation.
  • Understanding of medical and financial aspects of private practice and ability to provide financial analysis.
  • Presentation Skills: Knowledge of media production,communication,and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and present via written,oral, and visual media. Presentation skills will be used extensively and the ability to comfortably present to other veterinary professionals is required.
  • Physical Ability: Stamina-the position will often require periods of travel by car or plane followed by extended periods of car travel with Abaxis sales personnel.Travel will often occur in the early morning or late evening. Trade shows and conventions also require long periods of work while standing.
  • Ability to communicate and resolve issues related to customer satisfaction.The position will often require the ability to identify problems in a particular customer business and correct them.
  • Understanding of the Veterinary Market: The position requires the ability to evaluate each customer's financial and clinical needs to best utilize the products described.

Competencies to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Ability to present to a variety of customers and within the organization is required.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teaching Skills: Must be able to impart basic and advanced knowledge and determine the appropriate time and situation for the degree of teaching. Must be adept at teaching the lay person, sales person or veterinary professional with comfort and confidence.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
  • Mental Toughness: Maintains composure, keeps emotions in check, controls anger, and avoids aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Ability to Travel: Extensive travel and time away from home is required. Must have the ability and desire to travel on a regular basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • The work environment will vary depending on the task.
  • Travel will include visits to veterinary facilities which can be loud and requires attentiveness to the potential dangers associates with working near animals.
  • Work at trade shows and conventions can include long periods of standing in loud areas.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee may be asked to lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk.
  • Employee is frequently required to hear and stand.
  • Employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and drive.
  • Individual is rarely required to push, grasp, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include three-dimensional vision.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • 3 years clinical experience or 1 year internship
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US

Anatomic Pathologist

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Description:

  • Providing clients with diagnostic evaluation and consultation in the area of anatomic pathology/histopathology, including both microscopic and gross evaluation of surgical biopsy specimens.
  • Consulting with clients regarding interpretation of pathology reports and responding to client inquires.
  • Consulting with and assisting other pathologists on difficult cases or when his/her expertise is of relevance.
  • Maintaining proficiency and developing skills by attending continuing education meetings.
  • Meet caseload and turnaround time expectations and be accessible for client consults during regular working hours.
  • Provide leadership and direction to laboratory technicians.

Qualifications (education/skills/experience):

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of residency training in anatomic pathology
  • Board certification or eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (or equivalent certifying organization)
  • Experience within a diagnostic laboratory is preferred

Engineering Technician

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Description:

  • Provide engineering support to Instrument Manufacturing and Repair.
  • Work with engineering to develop test fixtures and procedures for Instrument MFG and repair.
  • Collect, organize and report data for line studies or other engineering activities.
  • Support IQ, OQ, PQ requirements for production equipment.
  • Support Continuous Improvement activities for Instrument Manufacturing.
  • Train technicians on new circuitry and work to create troubleshooting guides.
  • Work with engineering and or manufacturing to maintain custom test fixtures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BSEE
  • A/S degree with 5 or more years of related experience
  • Knowledge of microprocessors, digital and analog circuits
  • Electromechanical assembly/disassembly
  • Ability to read and understand assembly drawings and schematics
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (VBA programming a plus)
  • Experience with building/maintaining Microsoft ACCESS databases
  • Follow FDA, company and industry standards for medical device manufacturing
  • Work well with engineers, technicians, assemblers and management

Customer Service Coordinator

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Description:

  • Responsible for taking overflow calls from the customer service queue.
  • Must satisfactory address order inquiries.
  • Resolve customer issues in a timely manner.
  • Document all contact information in the current customer management database.
  • Data entry required in documenting orders, inbound & outbound calls.
  • Responsible for order entry procedure.
  • No Supervisory responsibilities required.
  • A proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Work comfortably in a highly-matrixed corporate environment.
  • The ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines.
  • Creative problem solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and with minimum direction.
  • Possess reliable transportation.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Team player.

Qualifications (education/skills/experience):

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Basic computer skills (ie. Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in customer service.

A/P Specialist

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Description:

  • Process high volume PO and non-PO related vendor invoices in Epicor.
  • Ensure all invoices are coded to the correct GL accounts and cost centers and appropriately approved.
  • Interact professionally, collaboratively but persistently, with management and other departments for invoice dispute resolution, obtaining approvals, and voucher processing.
  • Answer vendor inquiries and interact with vendors regarding issues relating to invoices.
  • Perform month-end accruals for assigned vendors
  • Reconcile vendor statements and work with buyers to resolve discrepancies.
  • Process check requests and wire transfers for AP payments.
  • Book accruals for month end close and ensure all costs have been booked in the correct period.
  • Assist with quarterly and year end audits for questions relating to AP.
  • Comply with and promote corporate policies, procedures and ensure proper internal controls are being followed.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • 0-2 year experience of Accounts Payable processing.
  • Accounting courses and knowledge of accounting methods (GAAP)
  • Able to work independently with little instruction in a highly organized manner.
  • Excellent computer skills, including fluency in Excel and Word..
  • Ability to process high volume invoices in a month with high accuracy.
  • Detail-oriented and accuracy in reports generated with excellent follow-up/tracking skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills and writing skills
  • Proactive and timely problem solver.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal employees as well as external vendors

Veterinary Regional Account Manager

Primary Duty

Generate sales by calling on existing customers, sales leads and all potential animal health or research opportunities in assigned region and providing ongoing customer education and support.

Essential Job Functions

Essential job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop and maintain thorough understanding of Abaxis' products and service.
  • Travel to offices of existing and prospective customers, with a target of 3-4 existing customers and 3-4 new business opportunities per day. (Extensive driving required as well as periodic overnight travel (approximately at 4-8 nights per month, depending on territory).
  • Document all customer and prospect interactions via Abaxis' online system (currently Salesforce.com)
  • Transport Abaxis equipment to customer and prospective customer locations.
  • Lift, set-up and demonstrate Abaxis equipment and features.
  • Clearly explain uses and benefits of Abaxis' products and services; answer questions; effectively communicate Abaxis' "value proposition".
  • Secure purchase orders for Abaxis products and services.
  • Provide ongoing customer support, including assisting customers (in person and over the phone and via email) with product, technical or service concerns, making periodic customer courtesy calls, keeping clients informed of new products and services (including possible updates to existing instrumentation), and interfacing as needed with Abaxis sales, accounting and technical staff to ensure customer questions and needs are timely addressed.
  • Generate new business and new business leads, including by placing Abaxis instruments in competitor's accounts, academia and research settings and gathering referrals from existing customers.
  • Support Abaxis' billing and collection efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associates degree (Bachelors degree preferred); preferably with a science or business emphasis.
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated sales experience, or relevant technical/clinical experience, preferably in the medical, scientific, or healthcare industry.
  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • Good active listening ability
  • Basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets
  • Valid DL, clean driving record, auto insurance
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to safely lift and move 60 lbs

Locations:


Instrument Manufacturing System Engineer

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Description:

  • Interface closely with R&D Instrument Engineering. Understand critical process parameters for Software, Hardware, Algorithms and Instrument Sub-Assemblies. Ensure ongoing product & process improvements meet quality, and production goals.
  • Provide cross-functional leadership to complete critical production projects.
  • Ability to design processes, evaluate results and drive solutions to improve the processes.
  • Works closely with production, R&D, Quality and support teams as required.
  • Develop and support new manufacturing processes.
  • Prepare procedures, reports, and plans.
  • Analyze system requirements, capacity, and manage project costs.
  • Drive continuous improvement in labor costs through waste reduction, production efficiency, and operations improvements.
  • Ideal candidate has a strong electronics background with a keen desire to learn and understand all aspects of how our instrument functions and is manufactured.
  • Demonstrate time management & leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet strict deadlines.
  • Using logic and reasoning to offer solutions to problems.
  • Proficiency with computer software programs (Microsoft products, JMP).
  • Experience with Manufacturing processes and methods, tools and concepts.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills. An approachable personality that works well with other functional areas.
  • Mentor others in new processes and procedures.

Requirements:

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering or other relevant scientific discipline
  • 3+ years in Engineering or related Engineering work

Programmer Analyst 2 (ERP)

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Description

  • Provide enterprise support and implementation of Epicor ERP, EDI, BI/DW, and Web applications related solutions.
  • The Programmer Analyst is responsible for transforming business processes into system solutions, preparing system requirements, performing complex system configurations to match business requirements, providing application training and facilitating communication with users.
  • Must be able to analyze current business processes and identify and implement streamlined, efficient application solutions.
  • The Programmer Analyst will be very hands-on not only in the strategic direction setting but also in effective project management and solutions delivery.

Requirements

  • BS Degree in computer / engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years hands-on experience developing applications and information capabilities. At least 5 years of IT industry experience including Project Management, Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Implementation of system solutions in ERP, EDI, BI/DW, SQL, Web, and Client-Server environments.
  • Strong technical and Functional skills in the ERP /Web/BI environment
  • Must have ERP development and customization experience. Epicor
  • Understanding of database concepts and data management (RDBMS) and SQL Server 2008/2012.
  • Proven accomplishments in full life cycle business solutions management.
  • Fully versed in the architectural concepts of the internet, middleware, infrastructure, network, security and data center activities.
  • Working knowledge of web services, application plug-ins, and API.
  • Exceptional communicator, both verbally and written.
  • Experience with integrating enterprise systems using integration tools (EII, EDI, ETL or others). Possess a solid understanding of ERP interfaces.
  • Experience working with .Net, C#, Java, Javascript, HTML, DHTML, XML, CSS, SQL, Powershell and other Web tools
  • Sharepoint related programming & implementation skills a plus
  • Epicor ERP development experience is a definite plus

Customer Service and Inside Sales Rep

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The Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative plays a vital role in the overall welfare of the company. Abaxis relies on the customer service team coupled with our distribution partners and the field sales team to contact customers on a regular basis. This goal is achieved through periodic and scheduled outbound calls from Abaxis to current customers to discuss their needs, providing technical resources, promoting new products, gathering referrals, and general customer courtesy calls. They are the customer advocate and will garner all and any resources internally or externally to assure satisfaction and retention. Customers in their assigned area will be contacted on a rotating basis to discuss current promotions and new products. Order entry and contact / database management are essential responsibilities.

The Customer Service Representative is responsible for working in conjunction with the efforts of Regional Account Managers, and Area Sales Managers, calling into existing customer sites for new commercial laboratory business and supporting the RAM when and where new instrument placements can be realized or our consumable testing business can be expanded.

Description:

  • Assist customers and strategic marketing partners by providing information in the areas of product performance, technical applications, and product availability.
  • Must satisfactorily address product or laboratory service inquiries and resolve customer issues in a timely manner.
  • Up sell Abaxis products including instruments, contractual pricing agreements, new products, existing test profiles, and commercial laboratory services to current customers to optimize revenue opportunity.
  • Establish relationships with end user accounts to assess satisfaction with current Abaxis products and define future needs.
  • Contact existing customers on a quarterly basis to identify inactive accounts, assess requirements to reactivate these accounts.
  • Must identify opportunities for their sales team members for analyzer placements and consumable growth.
  • Document all contact information in the current customer management system.
  • Data entry required in documenting orders, inbound & outbound calls.

Additional Skills:

  • Excellent telephone manner, communicate effectively, good active listening ability
  • Basic computer skills (ie. Microsoft Office, Data Entry)
  • Occasional overnight travel is required for training, seminars, tradeshows and customer visits, generally two to four nights per trip, two to three times per year

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Medical Technology, Animal Health, Biotechnology, or relevant experience.
  • Completed coursework across various subjects related to the clinical laboratory sciences, such as biological icrobiology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics.
  • Licensed Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Veterinary Technician or relevant experience.
  • Excellent telephone manner- communicates effectively, good active listening ability.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Occasional overnight travel is required for onsite visits to customers, training, seminars, and tradeshows.
  • Employees must be legally eligible to work in the US and have reliable transportation.
  • Pass a background investigation.

Technical Support Representative

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Description:

The Technical Support Representative will provide telephone support to veterinary clinics, research facilities, veterinary academic settings, end users, and distribution partners in the areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, rapid diagnostics, and instrumentation. They must satisfactorily address product complaints, resolve customer issues in a timely manner, and be able document complaint in complaint handling database. By addressing and resolving complaints with end user accounts they can maintain satisfaction with current products

Duties:

  • Handle high volume of incoming technical support calls from Abaxis veterinary business customers and field sales reps while accurately documenting the details of each call in a contact database. Follow up with customers as needed.
  • Trouble shoot, document, place orders, and process product failures according to procedures
  • Work cooperatively with Product Specialists, Product Managers, and distribution partners to identify root cause of problem.
  • Identify trends in customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction and escalate as appropriate.
  • Educate customers about methodology, features and benefits, and technical application to improve product performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Initiate follow up calls for installation survey, product notification, and software updates.
  • Monitor call volume via Contact Client Center; manage tasks and projects while providing optimal phone coverage
  • Contribute positively to a team environment and provide backup coverage when necessary, including 24/7 on-call support.
  • Prepare and review product support information.
  • Participate on product development or marketing teams to provide the voice of the customer.
  • Occasionally travel to customer sites to provide support, installation, and training.
  • Occasionally attend tradeshows and conventions.
  • Adhere to schedule.
  • Present a professional image at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • An equivalent combination or education, training, and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of Associate Degree, preference given to Science
  • B.S. Degree in Scientific Field preferred
  • Experience in veterinary technology, laboratory technology, medical/nursing field preferred
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Basic computer skills (ie. Microsoft Office, Data Entry)
  • Team player
  • Occasional overnight travel is required for training, seminars, tradeshows and customer visits
  • Required overtime for weekend shift coverage, holiday coverage, and/or night shift coverage

Assemblers - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shift

Temporary Assembler positions with possible conversion to regular employment. Starting rate $11 per hour: to be trained on day or swing shift.

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Responsibilities:

  • Assembly, inspection, and packaging of plastic chemistry analysis discs in a clean room environment
  • Material handling, machine loading and unloading
  • Reliable inspection of small attributes using magnification ring lamp at a fast pace
  • Ability to maintain a record of the assembly process, progress and problems
  • Provide a feedback to leads or supervisor when a deviation from accepted practice or safety issues are recognized

Requirements:

  • Pass basic inspection skills during the interview process and maintain inspection reliability throughout the duration of employment
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and perform a variety of functions
  • Ability to frequently lift 10 lbs, occasionally 50 lbs with reasonable accommodation
  • Availability to work any shift assigned - Day or Swing, and occasional Saturdays
  • High School diploma or equivalent; read, write and communicate clearly in English to carefully and consistently follow procedures
  • Dependable attendance
  • Team-work, cooperation with leadership, and a positive attitude
  • Drug-free (Drug screen is performed during interview process)

Rotor QC Technician 1 - 3rd shift

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Description:

  • Test rotors on instruments according to procedure
  • Perform packaging inspection according to procedure
  • Perform final inspection according to procedure
  • Process and save data using PC computer and related software
  • Report failures or defects to supervisor immediately
  • Flexibility in schedule (able to work any shift, postpone breaks or lunch until line is back to normal)
  • Able to complete small projects with minimal supervision

Requirements:

  • Attention to details and numbers
  • Excellent bead inspection skills with current bead inspection certification or previous QC inspection experience in a fast pace environment
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Experience with MS Excel and use of PC in MS Windows environment

Production Mechanic

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Description:

  • Install new automation equipment and upgrade existing equipment including assembly and repair to support increasing volumes or to eliminate causes of failure or downtime
  • Perform adjustments, repairs, and preventative maintenances, necessary to keep equipment and employees safe, and to insure reliable product performance
  • Stock parts and supplies to keep equipment always running (as required)
  • Be responsive to production personnel as customers
  • Be available to work first or second shift
  • Strong understanding of mechanical repair and maintenance of automated equipment

Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or technical training or
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with maintenance of automated systems
  • Wiring, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting of computer controlled pneumatics, electronics and mechanical

Material Handler 1

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Performs a variety of manual and clerical duties relating to warehousing. Could perform duties in shipping, receiving or stores. Duties could include inspecting, storing , issuing and delivering a variety of materials and equipment and supplies.

Description:

  • Counts, weighs or measures incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and verify against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records; examines incoming shipments for damage or shortages and documents findings.
  • Prepares material for shipment according to procedure and processes on shipping computer
  • Assembles appropriate containers and inserts material into container using spacers, fillers or other protective materials, bind container closed using appropriate method; marks container with identifying information or end user information.
  • Assists in loading and unloading trucks
  • Distributes or delivers incoming items to appropriate department or stockroom
  • Operates material handling equipment such as pallet jacks, hand trucks, forklifts, dollies and other related equipment
  • Participates in routine cycle counting
  • Tags new stock with part numbers and/or other identifying elements
  • Signs for incoming shipments received
  • Fills orders and issues material and supplies per request; documents transaction according to established procedure
  • Utilizes computerized or automated systems to accomplish tasks
  • May be required to lift up to 50lbs.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good basic Math and English Skills

Application Software Engineer

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Description:

  • Help create and review requirements specifications to ensure they are relevant, correct, unambiguous and verifiable.
  • Participate in risk assessment/management activities related to software development.
  • Develop and revise desktop applications in Visual Studio.
  • Maintain/Migrate legacy applications in older deployment systems such as Visual Studio 6 and Borland C Builder.
  • Support V&V tasks on Medical Device Software, Quality System Software and Software used with or installed in Production Equipment.

Requirements

  • 4+ years in Software Development
  • Experience throughout the complete Software Life Cycle.
  • Working within a regulated environment with IVD, FDA and CE experience a plus.
  • Think proactively and demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Visio and Excel.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to generate organized, clean, useful documentation according to FDA, company and industry standards.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Interface with diverse personalities in a technical, multidiscipline setting.
  • Familiarity with chemistry or clinical chemistry a plus.
  • Windows applications in Visual Studio .NET 2008/2010/2012 (.NET framework up to and including 4.0)
  • Access/SQL Server
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Multi-threaded serial port programming
  • Excel automation
  • SSIS, SSRS a plus
  • One plus years experience in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery a huge plus
  • Language Experience in a Work Environment: C#, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, C++, VBA, XML, WPF

PLEASE NOTE: Our approved vendor list of recruiters has been locked down and new recruiters will not be considered until 2017.