Quality Assurance Scientist I
Company: Koppert Biological Systems
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Description:Koppert Biological Systems is the worldwide market
leader in integrated pest management and disease management. The
ongoing attempt to discover and utilize natural principles form the
backbone of Kopperts activities. Our strength lies in our ability
to turn this knowledge into practical applications which contribute
to finding solutions to prevailing problems. Koppert also believes
in sharing knowledge and training staff and clients towards
achieving sustainable horticulture and agriculture. Quality
Assurance Scientist IBased in Oxnard, CA
Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who is very goal
oriented? Do you enjoy a diverse and dynamic environment, love new
challenges and thrive in an environment where you are judged on
results? Join us and Partner with Nature!
As a Quality Assurance Scientist (QAS), you will be expected to
perform various assignments including, but not limited to quality
audits, running scientific trials, developing and maintaining
databases, collecting, analyzing and communicating data of varying
complexity to key stakeholders across the company and training new
By leveraging analytical tools and knowledge, you can help maintain
the high quality standards Kopperts customers have come to rely on
in our products. In addition, the QAS will be expected to develop
methods for improving current manufacturing processes, conducting
routine quality audits and safety inspections of the facility and
process and provide technical support to production staff regarding
quality issues with biological products.
Quality Assurance Scientist Responsibilities
- Complete various laboratory experiments to test scientific
hypotheses relating to improving quality in manufacturing processes
and biological control products.
- Perform routine sampling of biological control products to
monitor the adherence of environmental, microbiological, or health
- Configure and operate laboratory instruments such as stereo
microscopes, compound microscopes, moisture analyzer, pipettes,
balance, and other equipment and be able to troubleshoot breakdowns
and perform preventative maintenance, calibrating, etc.
- Develop standard operating protocols, modify techniques,
maintain and update the written form of this material.
- Troubleshoot technical problems and provide technical support
to production staff regarding quality issues with biological
Your Knowledge and Experience
- BA/BS Degree in biological science from an accredited 4-year
college or university; M.S. is preferred; or 1-2 years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
and similar experience
- At least 1 year experience working in a life science/biomedical
lab environment using standard equipment.
- Experience using statistical software packages (i.e. Minitab,
SPlus, R, etc.) to analyze data sets of varying
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general scientific
research and technical procedures.
- Ability to compose scientific reports, business correspondence,
and SOPs/ protocols. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety
of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables; statistical analysis
skills are necessary.
Koppert Biological Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally
protected status. PI114104045
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