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Looking for a great career that matters? Looking for an opportunity putting you on the front line of innovation in molecular diagnostics? What about a welcoming team? Sounds like you are looking for a career with NeuMoDx™ Molecular Inc. Whether you are a student, new grad, or an experienced professional consider a career with our team. Our career opportunities are listed below, if you do not see anything applying to your skill set – check back.

NeuMoDx™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and value the bringing together of diverse ideas and embrace a team culture that is accepting and understanding. Our team works to include individuals and companies that fit with that culture.
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Field Service Engineer | Apply Now

Reports to: Service and Support Lead

Key Responsibilities

  • Adhere to applicable procedures contained within the NMDX Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS).
  • Maintain employee training records.
  • Provide internal/external customer service by performing on-site service as required including break/fix, calibrations, preventive maintenance and other required services.
  • Repair and refurbish customer-returned modules and assemblies.
  • Communicate effectively with customers during all phases of service, including scheduling, diagnosis, quotation, and closeout.
  • Properly manage customer feedback and complaint process to ensure all information is captured and documented in a timely and concise manner.
  • Provide feedback to factory personnel on product quality issues or improvements.
  • Maintain timely and accurate service records within ERP system including, but not limited to, closing service notifications, updating repair activities, inventory, labor, and printing customer facing documents.
  • Maintains company assets (Test equipment, tools, inventory, computer, etc.) in good and working condition.
  • Assists with service and support for internal NeuMoDx molecular instruments.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by Service and Support Lead Engineer.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Proven ability to diagnose and resolve problems on sophisticated electronic, mechanical and optical instrumentation maintained in a laboratory environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to organize and handle high pressure situations.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and decision-making abilities.
  • Experience with RT PCR technology is preferred.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Technical Degree and/or related AA Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum two years technical experience or relevant industry experience in electronic repair or equivalent experience.
  • Must have good computer and software skills, including fluency with current Windows operating systems, Outlook, Excel, and Word programs.
  • Familiarity with basic test equipment used in department (Multimeters, O’Scope, Pressure meters).
  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze component layout drawings, assembly drawings, wiring and labelling diagrams.

NMDX offers an entrepreneurial working environment and a competitive salary and benefits package featuring paid time off, 401k with company match, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and medical/dental plans.

For consideration, please submit resume along with salary requirements to sys-jobs@neumodx.com  and mention the job description in the subject.  No phone calls please.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Research Associate/Scientist (Assay Development) | Apply Now

Research associate/scientist positions are available immediately at the NeuMoDx. As a member of the assay development team you will be involved with all aspects of assay development, including assay design, reagent preparation, nucleic acid isolation and amplification, clinical sample testing, and assay verification. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with assay development; real-time PCR, nucleic acid purification; GLP and GMP concepts and the production of FDA approved IVD products. In addition to experience, an ability to think ‘outside of the box’ and create novel solutions to challenging problems and at the same time adhering to established lab protocols strictly is very much desired. Although, the successful candidate must work well in team settings, s/he must be able to work independently to assure the completion of project timelines.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and validate novel nucleic acid preparation/purification strategies for implementation on the NeuMoDx proprietary platform
  • Implement and validate real-time PCR (and other amplification assays) for in-vitro diagnostic applications
  • Assist in the implementation of all bench-scale assays onto the NEUMODX systems as well as the transfer of developed assays from R&D to manufacturing
  • Participate in design and review meetings and critically evaluate design and/or implementation plans

Qualifications:

  • B.S or higher degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or Biotechnology
  • 2–5 years of relevant work experience – ideally in the in-vitro diagnostic industry. Familiarity with GLP and GMP concepts
  • Hands-on experience with current nucleic acid isolation and purification strategies
  • Familiarity with design, development and validation of real-time PCR assays
  • Experience with handling pathogenic bacteria and clinical samples
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills and the ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced multidisciplinary setting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis and report generation a must

NeuMoDx™ offers an entrepreneurial working environment and a competitive salary and benefits package featuring, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and medical/dental plans.
For consideration, please submit resume along with salary requirements to jobs@neumodx.com and mention the job description in the subject. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

** NeuMoDx™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Manufacturing Specialist, Reagent | Apply Now

Reports to: Manager, Reagent Manufacturing

Summary

• Manufacturing Specialists are required to have a strong knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques, process development experience, work flow understanding, ability to understand formulations and follow recipes and testing protocols for any in-process Quality checks
• In this position, Manufacturing Specialists, will maintain manufacturing equipment, create work instructions, train others, often be asked to contribute to or lead projects, be cross functionally trained to work in several areas as needed.
• This role requires a self-starter, ability to work independently, understanding of departmental goals-working as a team to achieve those goals within set timelines.

Role and Responsibilities

• Perform Reagent Assembly in accordance with Manufacturing Procedures (MPs), drawings and related Work Instructions (WKI).
• Prepare testing samples per Quality Testing (QT) procedures and instructions
• Carry out work in accordance with defined Quality Management System procedures, and support Quality initiatives.
• Support general Manufacturing objectives.
• Support systems development pilot production and experimental work orders, as required
• Assist in maintaining fixtures, assembly tools, assembly instrumentation and manufacturing job aids.
• Be committed to following and supporting safety practices.
• Prepares for production by reviewing work orders and production schedule, studying and clarifying specifications; calculating reagents and chemicals, as well as part requirements; collect materials and supplies. Set-up equipment necessary for different work orders.
• Documents production by completing applicable forms, reports, logs, and records equipment and batches using GDP practices.
• Keeps work areas clean and organized
• Contributes to Continuous Improvement efforts; Identify and help implement process, procedure, safety improvements.
• Complete and maintain training records within expected timelines.
• Maintain functional understanding of cGMP’s and the impact of deviation from controlled processes and/or procedures. Participate in investigations as needed.
• Train/mentor less experienced and new operators.
• Maintain inventory; be familiar with Kan Ban, and FIFO. May be required to complete inventory counts periodically.
• Completes other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience

• College Degree (BS/BA) in science or chemistry field plus 1 year relevant Lab or Reagent production work experience or an Associate’s degree and 2 years relevant work experience.

Applications Scientist | Apply Now

Summary

An Applications Scientist position is available immediately with NeuMoDxTM Molecular. As a key member of the commercial team, you will provide technical direction and support to customers on instrument operation, assay integration and maintenance of company products. Responsible for technical training, applications discussions, scientific exchanges, and troubleshooting/problem solving of customer issues. Scientifically support customers in implementing IVD products as well as transition of laboratory developed tests (LDTs) onto the NeuMoDxTM Systems. The ideal candidate will have excellent background in molecular biology/biochemistry as well as familiarity with the testing and integration of complex systems. We are looking for a well-rounded candidate with a knack for problem solving in both team and independent settings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the use of and train current and potential customers on NeuMoDxTM Molecular Systems, software, reagents.
  • Continuously monitor customer satisfaction and initiate activities for continual improvement.
  • Rapidly respond to external customer scientific inquiries via multiple channels and participate in scientific exchange to discuss assay applications, diagnose issues, suggest troubleshooting solutions.
  • For LDT customers, assist in the migration of bench-scale techniques into fully automated procedures run on the NeuMoDxTM Systems.
  • Identify, confirm, and interpret instrument performance issues related to integration of individual assays; communicate issues cross-functionally and provide suggestions, solutions, and/or test plans for resolution.
  • Recognize and communicate trends in product issues and their impacts on customers, serving as the voice of the customer to communicate product use/preferences ensuring continuous improvement in product design and usability.
  • Maintain documentation of scientific exchanges, record analyses and interpretation of experimental data and produce required training and educational material.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related field with 3-6 years of relevant work experience. Previous customer-facing experience in a service/support function is highly desired.
  • Extensive experience with current nucleic acid isolation and purification techniques from a variety of clinical specimens and pathogenic organisms.
  • Must be able to travel up to ~40%.
  • Adaptability to work within new environments, cultures, processes and clinical settings and under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills to understand and solve complex, interrelated issues between assay chemistry, reagents, consumables, hardware, and software.
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills with proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite for data analysis, documentation, and presentation.
  • Familiarity with GLP, ISO, and QSR requirements for IVD products.

NeuMoDxTM offers an entrepreneurial working environment and a competitive salary and benefits package featuring stock options, paid time off, 401k with company match, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and medical/dental plans.

For consideration, please submit resume along with salary requirements to careers@neumodx.com  and mention the job description in the subject.  No phone calls please.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Assay Integration Scientist | Apply Now

Summary

An Assay Integration Scientist position is available immediately with NeuMoDx™. As a member of the Assay Integration team, you will work cross-functionally to solve critical problems associated with the integration of individual molecular assays, hardware modules, and software components onto a complete clinical diagnostic system. Specific responsibilities will include development and execution of test protocols and verification/validation tests to evaluate and troubleshoot the performance of complex interactions between nucleic acid extraction methods from multiple clinical matrices, real-time PCR amplification and detection, and mechatronic modules – including thermal control modules, fluorescence detection modules, precision motion control elements and advanced liquid handling systems. The ideal candidate will have excellent background in molecular biology/biochemistry as well as moderate experience with the testing and integration of complex systems. We are looking for a well-rounded candidate with a knack for problem solving in both team and independent settings to ensure the completion of aggressive project timelines.

Position Responsibilities

  • Independently design, execute and troubleshoot nucleic acid purification, PCR amplification and real-time detection experiments.
  • Migrate bench-scale techniques into fully automated procedures run on the NeuMoDx™ platform, incorporating the assay chemistry, individual modules, liquid handling, and software interface.
  • Design, develop and execute test procedures for integration, validation and verification studies.
  • Identify, confirm, and interpret instrument performance issues related to integration of individual assays and mechanical modules. Communicate issues cross-functionally and provide suggestions, solutions, and/or test plans for resolution.
  • Participate in design review meetings and critically evaluate design and/or implementation plans.
  • Understand the requirements of the end-user and provide feedback regarding process or system improvements accordingly.
  • Maintain accurate data records, test plans, and reports. Clearly summarize and present information to senior management and other personnel both internally and externally as required.
  • Comply with document control procedures and maintain the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Comply with biohazard safety standards through proper handling of potentially infectious biological agents and other hazardous chemical materials.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • B.S or M.S. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related field with at least 2 years of relevant work experience, ideally in the in-vitro diagnostic industry.
  • Hands-on experience with current nucleic acid isolation and purification strategies.
  • Familiarity with design, development, verification and validation of molecular procedures and/or instrumentation.
  • Experience handling a variety of clinical specimens and pathogenic organisms.
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced multidisciplinary setting.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills to understand and solve complex, interrelated issues between assay chemistry, reagents, consumables, hardware, and software.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite for data analysis and presentation; basic statistics knowledge is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of GLP, ISO, and QSR requirements for IVD products.

Experience

  • Nucleic Acid Extraction: 1 year (Required)
  • Assay Development: 2 years (Required)
  • PCR: 2 years (Required)

Education

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Work authorization

  • United States (Required)

Required travel

  • 25% (Preferred)

Research Associate / Scientist | Apply Now

Research assistant/associate/scientist positions are available immediately at the NeuMoDx™. As a member of the assay development team you will be involved with all aspects of assay development, including assay design, reagent preparation, nucleic acid isolation and amplification, clinical sample testing, and assay verification. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with assay development; real-time PCR, nucleic acid purification; GLP and GMP concepts and the production of FDA approved IVD products. In addition to experience, an ability to think ‘outside of the box’ and create novel solutions to challenging problems and at the same time adhering to established lab protocols strictly is very much desired. Although, the successful candidate must work well in team settings, s/he must be able to work independently to assure the completion of project timelines.

Responsibilities

• Develop and validate novel nucleic acid preparation/purification strategies for implementation on the NeuMoDx™ proprietary platform
• Implement and validate real-time PCR (and other amplification assays) for in-vitro diagnostic applications
• Assist in the implementation of all bench-scale assays onto the NeuMoDx™ systems as well as the transfer of developed assays from R&D to manufacturing
• Participate in design and review meetings and critically evaluate design and/or implementation plans

Qualifications:

• B.S/M.S in Biochemistry, Microbiology or Molecular Biology
• 3–5 years of relevant work experience – ideally in the in-vitro diagnostic industry. Familiarity with GLP and GMP concepts
• Hands-on experience with current nucleic acid isolation and purification strategies
• Familiarity with design, development and validation of real-time PCR assays
• Experience with handling pathogenic bacteria and clinical samples
• Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills and the ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced multidisciplinary setting
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis and report generation a must

NeuMoDx™ offers an entrepreneurial working environment and a competitive salary and benefits package featuring, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and medical/dental plans.
For consideration, please submit resume along with salary requirements to careers@neumodx.com and mention the job description in the subject. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

** NeuMoDx™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location: Ann Arbor, MI Start Date: Early 2018.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, NeuMoDx™ requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its business.  NeuMoDx™ is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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