Advanced Research Associate
Job Details
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Up to 10%

By joining the Bio-Techne team, you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne and all of its brands provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.  

Position Summary:

This position is the point of contact for coordinating sample testing with internal and external service providers. They would assist in evaluating testing requirements based on customer needs as well as assisting in internal testing and evaluation of data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate customer sample testing with outsourced vendors, both in process and final release
  • Coordinate incoming materials testing.
  • Review newly written or revised product specifications, documents, labels and literature for accuracy and completeness. Write documents as needed.
  • Report required metrics to management on a periodic basis.
  • Monitor quality systems through periodic complaint meetings, reports, trending, and annual quality review.
  • Write or review newly written or revised validation plans and review the completed validations for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assist in writing test protocols for tech transfer events.
  • Exercises judgment on delegation of duties to direct reports
  • Ability to communicate and influence across multiple groups and sites.
  • Demonstrates EPIC values in daily work.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Handbook and follows guidelines regarding safety as outlined in the AWAIR, Chemical Hygiene and Exposure Control manuals in accordance with the job.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related discipline required with a minimum of 2-4 years’ of progressive relevant experience in a science related industry or a Master’s Degree with 1-2 years’ of progressive relevant experience.
  • Experience in quality assurance systems with a thorough knowledge of good manufacturing practices is preferred. ISO 17025 experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required. 
  • Computer data entry skills are desirable. 
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, multi-task, and have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on moderately complex tasks
  • Ability to Prioritize work to meet deadlines and complete multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Communicate effectively across groups and sites and collaborate on projects of moderate complexity
  • Established knowledge of multiple processes or products