QC Engineer

Organization: 
Affymetrix, Inc.
Job Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Job Description: 

The Quality Control Engineer position is located at our Cleveland Reagents center. As a valuable member of our Quality Control Team, the successful applicant will have prior laboratory experience with molecular biology, biochemistry or microarrays.

This employee will be responsible for the following:
o Perform laboratory functions that support the release of products to ensure that quality standards and customer requirements are met.
o Accurately and efficiently perform and document testing on raw materials, kits and reagents to determine product quality and approve it for sale.
o Maintain and update technical files and product specifications to provide an informational resource which is current.
o Perform and document lab maintenance duties to ensure a quality and safe operation.
o Perform and document methods development and equipment evaluations to improve laboratory performance.
o Work as a team member with internal departments to efficiently release product, resolve problems and support sales. Flexibly adapt to changing demands to satisfy external and internal customer needs.

Requirements:
Position Requirements:

o Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science.
o 1-5 years of applicable lab experience.
o Advanced knowledge of molecular biology and/or biochemistry acquired through college level courses and previous laboratory research experience.
o Exposure to principles of Quality Control/Quality Assurance.

ABOUT AFFYMETRIX
Affymetrix (AFFX) is a pioneer in creating breakthrough tools that are driving the genomic revolution. Affymetrix technology is used by the world's top pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic, government, and nonprofit research institutes. The vision, innovation, and devotion of Affymetrix employees help us empower scientists around the world to alleviate human suffering. It is not just the sheer power of our technology that inspires us; it is the potential for it to help people.

Our employees create a highly energized, team-oriented work environment. We are an employer committed to supporting the aspirations and achieve ments of our employees and offer our employees a comprehensive, competitive program of benefits and a corporate culture based on core values of daring, passionate and platinum.

***Affymetrix is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected status. Our commitment to a diverse workforce is demonstrated through all aspects of our hiring and employment practices. ***

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