Process Development Associate (ADX-43-20) at ArcherDX

| Greater Boulder Area
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Process Development Associate (ADX-43-20)
 
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THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. - www.ArcherDX.com

 

ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhances genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at www.archerdx.com and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
The Process Development Associate position is responsible for creating, improving and maintaining commercial operations processes. This position will work closely with Operations, Research and Development (R&D) and Quality Control/Assurance (QC/QA) teams to ensure compliance and efficient processing of the manufactured products.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Maintain compliance with QA and Current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) requirements in all facets of job responsibilities:
  • Technical Transfers from R&D into Operations
  • Investigate and troubleshoot equipment, product testing and process abnormalities
  • Creation and development of commercial Operations processes
  • Author, revise and review standard operation procedures, test methods, work instructions and travelers (batch records)
  • Accurately document all necessary relevant information in a clear and concise manner per cGxP
  • Collaborate with, assist and advise various functional groups:
    • Validation of equipment and processes
    • Manufacturing
    • R&D
    • Logistics
      • Labeling
      • Receiving and Shipping
      • Supply chain, purchasing and inventory
      • Sub-contractor management (lyophilization and packaging vendors)
    • Facilities
      • Equipment sourcing, purchasing and installation
      • Equipment calibrations and/or maintenance
    • Quality Control
      • Test methods and specifications
    • Quality Assurance
      • NCRs, CAPAs and Deviations
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures.
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data.
  • Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 3-5+ years of laboratory experience
  • 3+ years in an industry setting
  • Experience in cGMP and ISO9001 environments
  • Process development experience to help improve and scale-up current manufacturing processes
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in authoring SOPs or similar process directed documentation
  • Familiarity with statistical data analysis, Next Generation Sequencing, qPCR/PCR and general molecular biology techniques and equipment
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and flow charting software (preferred)
 
EDUCATION:
  • MS degree with 0-3 years of experience, or
  • BS degree with 3-5 years experience, in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
 
 
 
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Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!

Ali

Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Daily Stand-up
Open Door Policy
Team-owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Diversity
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
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