• Reagent Manufacturing Associate

    Job Locations CA-ON-Markham
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  • Job Description


    Collaborative, assertive, flexible, passionate, driven, inspired. These arent just nice words, theyre the start of every great Fluidigm career.


    We are a growing community of thinkers and creators, dedicated to pursuing the fundamental truths of biology. We seek to empower and inspire our customers and each other to push limits and envision ever more creative answers to what if? As the industry pioneer in revolutionary single-cell technology and a cutting-edge leader in production genomics, we are committed to enabling biological exploration at every level.


    And if youre into all that too, were ready to commit to you.


    Fluidigm is looking for a Reagent Manufacturing Associate in our Proteomics Reagent Operations. The team member will focus on the manufacturing of our conjugated antibodies, including all related tissue culture requirements. This includes antibody conjugations, selecting and growing appropriate cell lines for validation and QC, and preparing all necessary reagents for related manufacturing and testing of conjugated antibodies. 


    You Are:

    • Passionate about working for a company that creates cutting edge scientific solutions
    • Inspired by the opportunity to interface with cross functional work teams such as Customer Support/Services, Product Management, Research & Development and Sales & Marketing


    You Will:

    • Perform antibody-metal tag conjugations for a multitude of antibody/tag combinations for use in multiplex assays
    • Perform tissue culture for cell lines related to the validation and QC of the tagged antibodies which will be offered in our catalog
    • Perform polymer production and testing in an organic chemistry laboratory environment
    • Perform quality control testing using standard ICP-Mass Spectrometry as well as our novel Mass Cytometry technology on our CyTOF instruments.
    • Perform additional duties such as maintenance of chemical inventory, ensuring lab equipment is calibrated in a timely manner, and maintain quality records in the Quality Assurance database.
    • Be responsible for maintaining the facilities Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) records and implementing lab safety improvements.



    You Have:

    • Bachelors degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or similar Life Science plus a minimum of 2-3 years experience working in a lab environment
    • Proven capability of using various analytical instruments for characterization and testing of produced reagents
    • Experience in tissue culture required; experience with Flow Cytometry and/or Mass Cytometry a plus
    • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Access and general understanding of ERP concepts
    • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and ultimately troubleshoot independently
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
    • Thoroughness, attention to detail and meticulousness of synthesis and testing of organic polymers are critical.



    We Will:

    • Support you in your ongoing development and contribution both as an employee and a person
    • Value your contribution and enlist your feedback
    • Host excellent company-wide events multiple times a year
    • offer competitive compensation package, including better-than-average benefits and growth opportunities, as well as a dynamic and rewarding company culture


    Sound good? Apply online now with your resume.



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