Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

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LCMS Scientist

Company:IDEXX Labs
Location:Westbrook, ME
Position:LCMS Scientist

Description:

Scientist – LCMS
Westbrook, ME
Job Description

7,000 people, one global focus - enhancing the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock. We are passionate about what we do at IDEXX – and why wouldn’t we be? When you’re working to raise the standard of care for pets, make drinking water safe for billions and keep our livestock population around the globe healthy and free of disease, it’s no wonder that what we do each day is more than just a job. There’s an energy across IDEXX that is contagious – where caring and committed people come together to make things better.
If you are a creative and energetic Scientist looking to be at the fore front of innovating the next generation of IDEXX products we would be excited hear from you!
You will join our interdisciplinary research team that focuses on advancing our diagnostic product pipeline through developing and validating protein assays using LCMS technologies. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, inquisitive, and excel in a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIIES:
Routinely analyzing biological samples for the quantitation of small molecules/proteins using LC-MS/MS systems using established methods.
Preparing sample analysis reports.
Develop and validate methods as per guidelines for the quantitation of small molecules/proteins from biofluids.
Maintaining records in relation to sample analysis projects.
Keeping track of supplies for the sample analysis projects and ordering as required.
Participating in group meetings as required.
Work cross-functionally on multi-disciplinary projects.
Job Qualifications
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
BS in Chemistry, or related, or MS with emphasis on analytical chemistry
Experience in handling biological samples and knowledge of common sample cleanup methods.
Experience in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting triple quadrupole MS systems (such as ABSciex API 4000 /6500) is required.
Experience in a GLP environment is preferred but not required.
New method development and validation is preferred but not required
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to maintain well-organized laboratory records.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Well-versed in safe laboratory practices.
Strong initiative, positive attitude, and ability to function effectively in a highly collaborative team environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
May be exposed to hazardous materials

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Please send resume/CV to Kelli-Kim@idexx.com