Sr. Quality Assurance Specialist

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Quality Assurance
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the Quality Assurance Team located in Boulder, Colorado and will be on-site. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintains records and processes for document handling, audit, process controls (NCR/Deviation/CAPA) and training – may participate in several aspects.
  • Interacts professionally and efficiently with manufacturing and support staff: administer/support the intra-department functionality of the QMS with departments throughout IDT.
  • Prepares reports of quality system performance for internal departmental use, as well as management review.
  • Assists in developing content for and delivering training on various quality systems functions such as NCR’s, deviations, document control, training system administration, and validation activities.
  • Participates in customer and third-party audits, serves as a member of internal audit teams, assists with the development and implementation of responses for customer, regulatory and certifying body audits.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, etc.) or related field or Advanced degree (Master's or PhD) in life science
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment, especially life science or biotechnology industries
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing operations, quality control, or quality assurance role
  • Demonstrated technical ability and accuracy to perform mathematical calculations and unit conversions
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to strictly defined protocols and procedures

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Familiarity with SAP, MasterControl, and Maintenance Connection
  • Experience working in a regulated laboratory environment in the biotech industry or academic environment
  • Quality Assurance experience in the manufacturing industry, especially biotechnology and next-generation sequencing (NGS)
  • Experience working in a regulated environment, especially ISO 9001, ISO 13485

The salary range for this role is $72,000 - $90,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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