[Histonet] QC/QA IHC position open at ThermoFisher Scientific - Lab Vision, California

From:"Morken, Tim"

Here is a postion open at Lab Vision (a ThermoFisher Scientific
Company). It is all IHC with some sectioning involved. This is a small
group so everyone is involved in a variety of interesting projects
besides the QC work. Considering the cost of living in the San Francisco
area we will probably hire from the local (california) area. Please send
resumes to me at the address or email below.

QC Research Associate II

Summary of Job:
Performs quality control tests on antibodies, detection systems, and
ancillary products used for immunohistochemistry.  Performs IHC and
works with Technical Support to test retainers and returned lots of
possible nonconforming products.  Performs sectioning of paraffin tissue
blocks and frozen tissue blocks.  May participate in special projects
involving development of new products, either reagent or

Major Responsibilities:
Performs routine IHC testing of raw materials and manufactured antibody
products according to established quality control procedures/permanent
work instructions.  Performs product IHC stability tests.  Releases
product as directed by QC IHC Lab Manager.  Performs experiments to
assess product or procedural problems under direction of QC IHC Lab
Manager and/or Technical Support Representative.  Maintains and
manufactures positive control slide product inventory.  Prepares
ancillary reagent/buffer products for IHC lab.  Performs sectioning of
paraffin tissue blocks and frozen tissue blocks. Assists in maintenance
of tissue control stock. May be involved in special projects including
new product development, product optimization, and optimization
requested by sales rep/customers, either reagent or instrumentation.
Prepares reports on assigned assays, processes, or quality control
tests.  Complies with GMP, QSRs, and ISO regulations.  Assists in
maintaining laboratory equipment to assure accuracy and confidence in
performance, and reports equipment problems to Calibration
Representative.  Complies with Lab Vision/NeoMarkers' Quality Policies
and Quality Procedures.  Able to work closely with other departments in
reaching company goals.

Education or Equivalence of Experience:
BA/BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology,  or Bioscience with 3 or more
years relevant experience.  Able to perform all specific laboratory
procedures as requested by the QC IHC Lab Manager.  Ability to meet
deadlines and ensure successful product release in a timely manner.
Must be able to write clear and understandable documentation.  Good word
processing and spreadsheet skills.  Familiar with antibody technology,
especially a good understanding of proteins, enzymes, and the structures
and functions of antibodies.  Able to work in a team environment.

Certification as Histotechnologist (HTL) and Qualification for
Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) by American Society for Clinical Pathology
(ASCP) is desirable.

Supervisory Responsibilities:	May oversee work of QC Research
Associate I. 

Tim Morken
Technical Support Manager
Lab Vision - Neomarkers
ThermoFisher Scientific
47777 Warm Springs Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94539 USA

tel: 01-510-991-2840
fax: 01 510-991-2826
web: www.labvision.com

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