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Manufacturing Scientist

Organization
Agilent Technologies
Job Location
1834 TX-71
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
United States
Benefits

Benefits

When you join Agilent, you will enjoy a rich employee experience that includes a robust employment package that promotes well-being across all aspects of your life: Your health, life away from work, finances and career. Agilent’s United States portfolio of benefits, services and convenience includes:

Health and well-being programs that encourage wellness of the mind and body

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Preventive care services which, under most Agilent medical options, are covered at 100% and are not subject to the annual deductible
  • Wellness programs such as coaching, nutritional guidance, weight management, tobacco cessation, and more
  • Site specific health and wellness activities

Time off and Family

Time off and family benefits to rest, relax, recharge and live a balanced life--all essential to the creative process—and that recognize life events.

  • Company-paid holidays, plus an annual personal holiday
  • Flexible Time Off (an accrual of up to 4 weeks off your first year!)
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Agilent Parental Pay following the birth or adoption of a child
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Recognition for life events such as the employee's wedding, and the birth or adoption of a child
  • Discounts (entertainment, attractions, child care, tutoring and test prep, and much, much more!)
  • Job share opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements and telecommuting opportunities

Financial benefits

Financial benefits that provide opportunities to build and protect your wealth, and the tools and services to manage it.

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Agilent Results Bonus, based on individual performance and business results
  • Recognition for accomplishments, performance, and length of service
  • An Employee Stock Purchase Plan, through which employees may purchase shares of Agilent stock at a 15% discount
  • 401(k) plan with company match (to a maximum of 6% of eligible employee pay deferred per year)
  • Investment services (through our providers)
  • Insurance, in the event the unexpected happens: Medical, dental, and vision; and life, accidental death and dismemberment, business travel, and short- and long-term disability.

Continuous development

Resources for continuous development—a cornerstone of Agilent culture—to stay up-to-date on current research and technology, and to enhance current and future skills.

  • Internal and external development resources
  • Self-paced and face-to-face training classes
  • On-the-job opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Distance learning degree programs with major universities

The "extras"

Agilent also provides a host of on-site amenities and services that provide convenience while keeping inspiration flowing. Offerings are designed to meet the unique interests and needs of the people who work at each site. Examples at larger sites include:

  • On-site food and beverage services
  • Fitness centers and sport courts (basketball, horseshoe, volleyball)
  • Electric car chargers, commute programs and subsidies, and bicycle lockers

 

Job Description

By delivering high-quality, innovative products to customers when and where they need them, Agilent's Manufacturing Team supports our company's mission to inspire scientists and researchers to make discoveries that advance the quality of life. Join our fast-growing, dynamic organization and be part of this rewarding work.


As a Manufacturing Scientist, you will check and schedule resources to ensure on-time delivery. Your scientific knowledge and background will be leveraged through your review of formulation documents and active ingredient dilution to ensure that products are manufactured to specification. Your proficiency in analytical testing and immunohistochemistry applications will be required to perform in-process quality control on a variety of products.

You will apply your expertise in reagent formulation, enzyme assays, PCR/QPCR and Array labeling and be responsible for the following key activities:

  • Performing detailed PCR/QPCR analysis
  • Performing detailed Array Labeling and array data analysis.
  • Writing, maintenance and reviewing of ISO-compliant Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assist in the trouble shooting of technical problems that may arise.
  • Maintaining stocks of raw materials required for the manufacturing of the reagents kits.
  • Assisting and collaborating with cross functional teams in the production and testing of products as required.


You will have an opportunity to become skilled in the use of a wide range of lab instruments, including but not limited to spectrophotometers, conductivity meters and auto-pipettors, all of which are essential to meeting our customers' requirements. Having the ability to learn quickly on the job, anticipate and resolve potential manufacturing and delivery issues and maintaining the highest level of quality are critical. Additionally, you will work on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. You will also exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in biological science or related field and 2+ years of previous experience in chemistry, molecular biology, and/or biochemistry.
  • 2+ years of previous manufacturing experience in the field of chemistry, molecular biology, and/or biochemistry.
  • Hands or working knowledge of standard laboratory techniques of molecular biology (including PCR/QPCR analysis, Array labeling and array data analysis, RNA procedures, and use of nanodrop).
  • Must have demonstrated problem solving skills to troubleshoot technical issues
  • Inventory control knowledge
  • Knowledge of 5S practices, GMP and continuous improvement would be a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication, organization, team building and computer skills are essential.

 

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please contact +1-262-754-5030 email job_posting@agilent.com. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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About Our Organization

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.