Staff Scientist (Chemical Validation Lead)
|Posted on:||Monday, September 11, 2023|
As we continue to grow as QuidelOrtho, we are seeking a Staff Scientist, Raw Material (Chemical Validation Lead). This position is both a team contributor and a team leader that is responsible for improving the supply continuity of raw materials used in the manufacture of MicroSlides, MicroSlides Fluids and MicroTip products. Identify and apply early risk identification techniques, collaborate with suppliers to model potential capacity risks and identify and resolve other factors that may influence delivery constraints. Organizes and leads cross-functional projects that are identified to reduce future material disruptions. This will include working with Procurement to identify and verify secondary suppliers and/or material sources. Develop and monitor KPI's to track improvements with delivery versus the current vulnerability analysis to help improve supplier relationships.
Interface cross-functionally within Procurement, Materials Management and Operations when urgent supply issues do arise. Escalate the issue appropriately and create a plan to mitigate the potential for stock-out which may include conducting verification/validation activities. Manage daily and long term activities of the group, aligning work priority with Operations needs. Reviews project strategy, test plans and reports to ensure scientific rigor, quality, and documentation requirements are all met. Develops a competent, technical staff that can effectively carry out all required scientific functions. This position is located on-site in Rochester, NY.
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