Manufacturing Research Associate I

Nanostring Technologies, Inc. Bothell , WA 98021

Posted 3 days ago

Who We Are:

NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research. The company's nCounter Analysis System is used in life sciences research and has been cited in more than 3,800 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications. The company's GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler enables highly-multiplexed spatial profiling of RNA and protein targets in a variety of sample types, including FFPE tissue sections. Built on pioneering principles in 2003, NanoString is blazing new trails and exploring new frontiers to adapt to the everchanging landscape and becoming smarter and more innovative in the process. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and providing solutions that can have a meaningful impact in research and discovery.

Our purpose is to Map the Universe of Biology. We enable scientists to answer questions they have always wanted to ask to explore the boundaries of cellular structures and create an atlas of biological interactions that define life. We are relentless in our quest to Catalyze the Next Biological Revolution leading to Advancing the Human Condition. In addition to a pioneering spirit, we value: Grit. Authenticity. Ambition. Ingenuity. Customers. Join our team!

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate I is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual learns to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to operate equipment, perform SOPs, navigate Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc. This position is Non-Exempt.

Work Schedule:

  • You must be able and willing to work on Monday-Friday shift.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements

  • Collaborate with Manufacturing team members and leaders to prioritize and schedule daily production needs

  • Work both independently and in a team environment

  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials

  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products

  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes

  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products

  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products

Requirements:

  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related life science, or 2-year degree plus relevant experience

  • 0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in a medical device, biotechnology, or academic setting

  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications capabilities

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines

  • Ability to lift and carry 20-25lb freezer/refrigerator racks Willing to work a flexible shift schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Master Control or other EQMS system (desirable)

NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.

Accommodations

If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact recruiting@nanostring.com

NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.

Accommodations

If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact recruiting@nanostring.com.

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Manufacturing Research Associate I

Nanostring Technologies, Inc.