Career Opportunities

Join Us at our Job Fair Wednesday Sep 22ND from 2pm-7pm

At 3661 Horseblock Road, Medford, NY 11763

We are seeking talented, dedicated people wishing to contribute to our common vision of enhancing the health and well being of people worldwide.

Chembio is a publicly traded company with research and manufacturing operations in Medford, NY.

Chembio’s employee training, education, and teamwork are essential to our continuous innovation and growth. We are dedicated to providing employees with a great work environment that values teamwork and ethical behavior.

If you’re seeking a challenging career with plenty of opportunities, apply today and fill out the Apply Now Form under the position you are interested in.

Current Openings

Production Supervisor

Job Title:                     Production Supervisor

Department:               Operations

Reports To:                 Manager of the Production Department

Pay Classification:      Exempt

 

Position Summary:      Responsible for the direct supervision (safety, training and performance management) of all Production staff, including execution of day-to-day activities related to the application of reagents and production of cards.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring the manufacturing schedule, quality, quantity and timeliness of the production demand is met targets in accordance with cGMP /quality requirements and manufacturing standards.   This also includes updating and implementing policies and procedures and ensuring accurate documentation is in compliance under the guidance of the Manager of the Production Department.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise all operations involved in the production of cards for all Chembio diagnostic products, which includes training, retention, safety and performance development of Production personnel through hands-on training, demonstration, and competency skills assessment
  • Planning and execution of assigned work established by the Planning department. Allocate resources accordingly to assure work is conducted in compliance with manufacturing batch records / quality system requirements, including manufacturing standards.
  • Review of employees’ timesheet daily and weekly approval
  • Counseling, coaching and enforcing performance standards of employees on all matters as well as on time management to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Establishment and improvement of procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
  • Performing routine floor inspections to ensure the products are processed with high standards of quality.
  • Ensure consistent execution according to batch records, and all actions are performed according to established SOPs.
  • Work on the manufacturing floor as needed to provide direction, oversight on processes being completed, and aid in the completion of tasks required to meet the needs of the Manufacturing schedule.
  • Communication with the Sr. Manager of Supply Chain and Production Planner of any non-conformances that arise during processing that will impact scheduled product or delivery dates.
  • Coordination with the Formulation Department Team Leader to ensure the correct quantity and quality of material is received for application at specified time points.
  • Enforcing all personnel and equipment safety policies and practices.
  • Maintain efficient material flow, making sure raw materials are delivered in a timely manner and processed materials are stored accurately and according to batch records requirements.
  • Assist with scheduled physical inventory
  • Direct collaboration with the Facilities & Maintenance Manager on all preventative and unscheduled maintenance of equipment performed in the area, in addition to adjustments made to ensure required environmental conditions are met.
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity, line efficiency, reduce cost, scrap, and down time; employs a continuous improvement mindset. Investigating and correcting variances in labor and equipment efficiency standards.
  • Participating in root-cause investigations related to product problems, lot failures and yield discrepancies and recommending corrective and preventative actions.
  • Establish a strong relationship with the Quality Control and Assurance Department. Understand and follow all QMS standards and regulations
  • Assists R&D and Regulatory in product transfers, design control, risk management, and RIR investigations.
  • Any other tasks/responsibilities as needed.

Skill Sets:

  • Acts with a sense of urgency
  • Confident in abilities to elevate issues to the Sr. Leadership Team /Manager while also offering solutions
  • Troubleshooting of issues that arise during processing
  • Able to provide hands-on training with a high degree of understanding and skill
  • Communication with employees & manufacturing support personnel
  • Motivation of employees while providing leadership
  • Ability to assess skill and proficiency level of each employee for required processes

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors’ degree in a science related field. Supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing of pharmaceuticals or medical device preferred
  • Experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and relevant International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and ERP systems (NetSuite preferred)
  • Strong technical competency and leadership skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, ISO and FDA guidelines related to industry.
  • Familiar with OSHA compliance procedures.
  • Willingness to work on flexible days/hours.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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South West Regional Sales Manager: CA, NV, HI

Job Title:                      South West Regional Sales Manager: CA, NV, HI

Department:                Sales

Reports To:                  Director of Sales

Pay Classification:       Exempt

 

Position Summary:      The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) will be responsible for selling the portfolio of existing products and the launch of new products into established and developing markets within the Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. portfolio.  They will accomplish this by calling on Public Health Departments, State Department of Health Labs, Reference Laboratories, Hospitals, Infectious Disease Physicians, Pathologists, and all associated stakeholders. They will also work closely with all distribution partners such as Henry Schein, McKesson, Fisher and Medline. Through these calls, strong relationships with key opinion leaders will be established creating a network of Infectious Disease experts.  This position will also establish relationships at the executive levels of the respective institutions and present cost-effective initiatives to improve patient care and outcomes. The RSM will be responsible for developing a system of “best practice” processes, which includes selling tools and proof sources which will build customer acceptance.  They will also work closely with the associated Director of Sales for their region, as well as the Director of Channel Strategy.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 New Business Development:

  • Be responsible for developing and achieving a yearly sales budget in their assigned geographic area.
  • Develop new business opportunities, serving as the business contact for Chembio Diagnostic’s products.
  • Working with the associated Director of Sales for their region, Marketing, the Director of Channel Strategy, and distribution partners, the RSM will identify and develop new customer relationships by utilizing strong product and market knowledge and sales experience to manage sales and resolve customer questions and concerns.
  • Qualified candidates will have a solid understanding of national contracts, IDN’s, GPO’s, Distribution contracts, and be able to utilize those respective resources to drive new business growth.
  • Field travel to customer sites (both independently and with distribution partner representatives) on a regular basis to meet with current and potential customers.
  • Field travel with distribution partner representatives as needed to
  • As disease experts, the RSM (in conjunction with Marketing) will build Chembio Diagnostic’s reputation by creating and presenting materials at trade shows, symposia, and society meetings.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key and influential thought leaders and institutions to generate sales of both new and existing products.
  • Continually identifies and sets priorities for key account opportunities in the various market segments for account revenue growth.

Business Management and Administrative:

  • Strong ability to analyze, develop and execute a territory plan and associated sales budget.
  • Create and manage a sales plan for targeted products, applying all sales tools to achieve financial goals.
  • Serve as a resource for current market dynamics (ie: financial environment, current reimbursement rates, codes, key payers, market trends.)
  • Maintain timely expense reporting within established guidelines.
  • Develop and submit sales budgets, reports, expense reports, forecasts and any other required documents or reports as requested in a timely manner.
  • Must actively document all sales activities, and update customer information and sales funnels utilizing the company CRM system. All information must be current and maintained on a daily basis.
  • Build Chembio Diagnostic’s credibility by being responsive to customer requests (ie: return voicemail messages daily, follow up on requests, and coordinate with internal Chembio Diagnostic resources.)
  • Demonstrates commitment to the compliance of Chembio Diagnostic’s Quality Management System per ISO, FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job.
  • Must be willing and able to meet any and all of the Vendor Credentialing requirements that each institution deems necessary to gain access to their facility and employees.
  • Ability to travel within territory as necessary (up to 75% in territory) and attend company sanctioned meetings, training sessions and trade shows as needed.
  • All travel performed on behalf of the company must be done in a safe and legal manner.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Business.
  • Minimum of 5 years successful sales experience, preferably in Rapid Diagnostics, Public Health, an Infectious Disease markets. Similarly, experience selling into Hospital and Reference Laboratory market is preferred.
  • Familiarity of the in-vitro diagnostics industry and the infectious disease discipline with a detailed understanding of critical pathways/disease state management is strongly desired. Demonstrated expertise in price – value contract negotiations.
  • Successful experience motivating and driving business through distribution channel partners.
  • Thorough understanding of financial dynamics (pricing, profitability, contract management, opportunity costs as well as improved patient outcome through financial savings.)
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel and work with customers and distribution partner representatives throughout the assigned geographical territory. Overnight travel as necessary to complete business requirements.
  • Knowledge of sales process for tangible products, which includes extensive experience in cold calling.
  • Ability to operate independently without frequent supervision or guidance.
  • Personal attributes to enable success in a dynamic organization: work ethic, persistence, tenacity, creativity, confidence, positive attitude, energy, team player, customer focus, resilience, stress tolerance, problem solving, flexibility, persuasiveness and the ability to take risks.
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience with a Sales CRM System
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to fluid product line changes.
  • Represents Chembio in professional manner and exemplifies Chembio’s values, behaviors and ethical standards.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Associate Director, Global Marketing

Job Title:                     Associate Director, Global Marketing

Department:               Marketing

Reports To:                  VP of Sales & Marketing

Pay Classification:       Exempt

 

 

 

 

Position Summary:      This position is responsible for both upstream and downstream marketing efforts.  This role will have significant involvement with the sales team, end user customers and thought leaders across a variety of disease states and technologies.  In addition to leading a team of marketing professionals, the position will lead cross functional efforts related to new product development, sales and operational initiatives and demand planning.

 

This role is critical to the success of the organization in realizing revenue, margin and profitability goals.

 

This position reports directly to the VP, Sales and Marketing

 

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Upstream Marketing Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Product Life Cycle management including new product development through product obsolescence
  • Responsible for the development of customer requirement documentation and product requirement documentation
  • Ensure new product development strategies are in alignment with R&D and Regulatory strategies
  • Ensure pre-launch marketing initiatives are contemplated and complete as needed, including KOL support, market access, launch plans and pricing
  • Presenting to the executive staff as needed for various approvals of key marketing initiatives

 

 

Downstream Marketing Responsibilities

  • Preparation and execution of commercial launch plans on a timely manner and in sync w/ corporate strategy
  • Development of outbound marketing materials and ensuring they are in line with product plans
  • Ongoing refinement of corporate digital strategy and resulting presence
  • Support Sr. Director of Training in the development of training programs for commercial team members
  • Engage in critical customer conversation that maintain and grow the account base and revenue
  • Initiate market segmentation and associated messaging that accelerates market acceptance of Chembio products
  • Monitor competitive and industry trends, communicated to the company as appropriate along with recommendations

 

Operational Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Operations on various initiatives that lead to improved customer Net Promoter Scores
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive down COGS and improve margins without impacting customer acceptance or revenue growth
  • Evaluate product obsolescence in relations to the overall product portfolio, customer impact, operational impact and impact on profitability

 

 

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead with the Company’s mission and values at the forefront and be a corporate ambassador
  • Mentor employees within the marketing organization and outside the organization for success
  • Establishing, leading and maintaining a highly effective marketing department
  • Develop positive working relationships within the commercial leadership and cross-functional teams
  • Hold marketing team, sales team and other internal teams accountable to timelines and foster a results driven culture
  • Display executive presence with internal teams including the executive leadership team
  • Make informed, decisive decisions that impact the organization in a positive manner
  • Ask for help and clarity when needed

 

Qualifications Required:

Education

Minimum – BS/BA in Business Administration, Marketing or Life Sciences

Preferred – MBA and/or PhD

 

Experience

Minimum of 10 – 15 years related business experience

Preferred – 15+ years related business experience ; multifunctional experience

 

  • Proven track record in sales and/or global marketing leadership roles.
  • Diagnostic and/or Life Science industry and relevant clinical area knowledge preferred.
  • Infectious disease knowledge and knowledge of the point of care market
  • Management of complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances.
  • Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
  • Experience of working senior management in relation to data and resources.
  • Market-relevant experience of diagnostic area, including the competitive landscape and Key Opinion Leaders is preferred.
  • Global launch experience preferred for projects in a commercial phase.
  • Good understanding of the Diagnostic Design Control process.
  • Strong experience in recruiting, leading and motivating teams.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Product Manager, Global Marketing

Job Title:                      Product Manager, Global Marketing

Department:                Marketing

Reports To:                  VP of Sales & Marketing

Pay Classification:       Exempt

 

 

 

 

Position Summary:      This position is responsible for both upstream and downstream marketing efforts.  This role will have significant involvement with the sales team, end user customers and thought leaders across a variety of disease states and technologies.  The position will lead cross functional efforts related to new product development, sales and operational initiatives and demand planning.  While the role will support upstream marketing efforts, the primary focus of the position will be downstream marketing which includes developing tactical plans by product and segment to ensure market share gain, SWOT analysis preparation for Chembio and by competitor, development of coherent pricing strategies by product and customer segment, aid in sales efforts with important customers, monitor and enhance brand identity and be responsible for revenue goals.

 

This role is critical to the success of the organization in realizing revenue, margin and profitability goals.

 

This position reports to the Associate Director, Global Marketing

 

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Upstream Marketing Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Product Life Cycle management including research supporting new product development through and management of product obsolescence
  • Responsible for the development of customer requirement documentation and product requirement documentation
  • Develop pre-launch marketing initiatives are contemplated and complete as needed, including KOL support, market access, launch plans and pricing

 

 

Downstream Marketing Responsibilities

  • Preparation and execution of tactical annual and product launch plans on a timely manner and in sync w/ corporate strategy
  • Management of pricing structure and pricing authorization levels
  • Initiation of outbound marketing materials and ensuring they are in line with product plans
  • Ongoing refinement of corporate digital strategy and resulting presence in the market
  • Support Sr. Director of Training in the development of training programs for commercial team members
  • Engage in critical customer conversation that maintain and grow the account base and revenue
  • Initiate market segmentation and associated messaging that accelerates market acceptance of Chembio products
  • Understand the competition via SWOT analysis and develop successful offensive and defensive plans to ensure market share gain

 

Operational Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Customer Support and Operations on various initiatives that lead to improved customer Net Promoter Scores
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive down COGS and improve margins without impacting customer acceptance or revenue growth
  • Evaluate product obsolescence in relations to the overall product portfolio, customer impact, operational impact and impact on profitability

 

 

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead with the Company’s mission and values at the forefront and be a corporate ambassador
  • Develop positive working relationships within the commercial leadership and cross-functional teams
  • Display executive presence with internal teams including the executive leadership team
  • Make informed, decisive decisions that impact the organization in a positive manner
  • Ask for help and clarity when needed

 

Qualifications Required:

Education

Minimum – BS/BA in Life Sciences, Business Administration, Marketing

Preferred – MBA and/or PhD

 

Experience

Minimum – 2 – 5 years of successful experience in sales in the diagnostic field or product

management in the healthcare market

Preferred – 3 years successful sales experience

2 – 3 years of successful product management experience

 

  • Proven track record in sales and/or global marketing product management roles.
  • Diagnostic and/or Life Science industry and relevant clinical area knowledge preferred.
  • Infectious disease knowledge and knowledge of the point of care market
  • Management of complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances.
  • Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
  • Market-relevant experience of diagnostic area, including the competitive landscape and Key Opinion Leaders is preferred.
  • Global launch experience preferred for projects in a commercial phase.
  • Good understanding of the Diagnostic Design Control process.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

QC Lab Analyst

Job Title:                     QC Lab Analyst

Department:               Quality Control

Reports To:                 Sr. Manager, QA/QC

Pay Classification:      Non-Exempt, Hourly

 

 

Position Summary:      Responsible for execution of analytical laboratory tests and evaluations of product performance and processes in the Quality Control Department, in accordance with approved methodologies, policies, and associated regulations. In addition, performing incoming inspections for compliance and applying release process.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Complying with cGMPs, SOPs, GLPs, safety requirements, and all company policies.
  • Performing analytical laboratory tests and inspections applied by the QC Laboratory for evaluation of Level 1 and Level 2 raw materials, physiochemical tests, microbial testing of components, and products at various stages of the manufacturing process.
  • Generating and maintaining laboratory data and records in accordance with company policies.
  • Conducting product stability testing and product expiry testing in accordance with defined schedules.
  • Executing requirements for the environmental monitoring and equipment monitoring programs.
  • Participating in the validation of new methods and modifications to current methods.
  • Preparation and maintenance of control samples used for the evaluation of product qualtiy
  • Performing line clearance activities when requested by QA in support of manufacturing processes.
  • Assisting departmental management in the execution/implementation of projects, as requested.
  • Performing inspections for incoming/outgoing material.
  • Communicating inspection failures, deviations, and non-conformances to QC Management
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • S. degree in biology, microbiology, or a related discipline
  • Experience in a Quality Control work environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry with knowledge of GMPs or ISO regulations is desired.
  • Microbiology experience
  • Technical Writing Skills
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • BCA/Bradford Assay experience is desired.

 

Qualifications Required:

Education

Minimum – BS/BA in Life Sciences, Business Administration, Marketing

Preferred – MBA and/or PhD

 

Experience

Minimum – 2 – 5 years of successful experience in sales in the diagnostic field or product

management in the healthcare market

Preferred – 3 years successful sales experience

2 – 3 years of successful product management experience

 

  • Proven track record in sales and/or global marketing product management roles.
  • Diagnostic and/or Life Science industry and relevant clinical area knowledge preferred.
  • Infectious disease knowledge and knowledge of the point of care market
  • Management of complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances.
  • Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
  • Market-relevant experience of diagnostic area, including the competitive landscape and Key Opinion Leaders is preferred.
  • Global launch experience preferred for projects in a commercial phase.
  • Good understanding of the Diagnostic Design Control process.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Technical Service Representative

Job Title:                     Technical Service Representative

Department:               Sales and Marketing

Reports To:                 Director of Customer Excellence

Pay Classification:      Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:      Technical Service Representative is the liaison between the company and the customer with regards to technical/product support and order fulfillment needs.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and respond to technical support inquiries/complaints and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Be an expert in our product performance and knowledgeable around troubleshooting procedures to

ensure customer success with our current and future product portfolio.

  • Use ERP system for inquiry/complaint handling, order input, product availability and shipment fulfillment adhering to company quality and accounting policies.
  • Communicate effectively and directly with customers/distributors regarding product availability, delivery and order status.
  • Record material discussions in company CRM system to keep sales and other colleagues aware of communications with each account.
  • Maintain and project a positive attitude and relational professionalism with customers; Find win/win solutions to problems.
  • Assist with onboarding and training customers and sales team members on all products.
  • Update technical documents as needed i.e., Technical Bulletins, FAQs, Troubleshooting Guides, etc.
  • Ability to identify challenging situations, respond positively to the situation and request assistance from others if needed.
  • Assist and keep Sales & Marketing personnel/sales reps apprised of significant customer communications, as needed.
  • Office support and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • S./B.A. in Life Sciences (preferred), MT, MLT, or equivalent experience.
  • Previous work in clinical diagnostics is desired.
  • Proficient with MS Office software.
  • Experience with CRM and MRP systems required; NetSuite CRM, or other ERP system preferred.
  • Customer centric orientation and excellent communication skills (written and oral).

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Strong technical skills regarding principles of product technology and disease processes as they relate to our products.
  • Good telephone skills/phone manner.
  • Solid organizational/time management skills.
  • Computer literate. Must be able to quickly learn new programs and/or modifications to the existing system.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Moderate supervision.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Production Technician Level 1

Job Title:                     Production Technician Level 1

Department:               Production

Reports To:                 Production Manager

Pay Classification:      Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:      Under direct supervision, the Production Technician Level 1 is responsible for the preparation and application of components used to produce Chembio diagnostic products.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the application of all buffers, test lines, control lines, and other components used in Chembio diagnostic products.
  • Performs daily scale calibrations as indicated.
  • Maintains and updates all department log documentation as described by the QA department, including equipment and calibration logs.
  • Maintains neat and accurate batch records as either an operator or a witness during all procedures.
  • Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently. Maintains equipment and work area as directed.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a clean working environment and restocks the production area as needed.
  • Complies with regulatory standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and conforms to the requirements of the USDA and FDA.
  • Conforms to the requirements of cGMP’s.
  • Reports deviations to established processes.

 

Skills:

  • Masterlot preparation
  • Buffer Filling
  • Sample Pad treatment
  • Conjugate Pad Blocking
  • Membrane Blocking
  • Conjugate Spray

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Biology or a related field preferred
  • Attention to detail and proficient record keeping
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer Skills- Microsoft Office, WORD, Excel a plus
  • cGMP experience a plus

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Automation Technician

Job Title:                           Automation Technician

Department:                     Assembly Department

Reports To:                       Shift Supervisor

Pay Classification:            Hourly

 

 

Position Summary:   The Automation Technician is responsible for operation and support of computer-controlled systems and robotic manufacturing equipment. Automation Technician will perform a wide range duties associated with the set-up, adjustment and operation of all types of automated manufacturing equipment as well as providing support to maximize efficiency.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist Engineering and Maintenance in identifying, analyzing, and correcting manufacturing issues.
  • Ability to diagnose & troubleshoot manufacturing equipment, including automation lines (to recognize and identify potential problems with equipment)
  • Required to perform the following as needed to meet manufacturing schedule:
    • Operate automation and packaging equipment for manufacturing in a regulated environment
    • Machine Set-up and change over per standard operating procedures, includes performing

leak testing if applicable.

  • Performing updates, repairs and adjustments of manufacturing equipment.
  • Must be able to remove, replace, align, adjust and make necessary correction on mechanical equipment in a timely matter.
  • Make mechanical and electrical repairs to manufacturing equipment.
  • Provide technical support to resolve automation machinery issues.
  • Incorporate electrical and mechanical skills, necessary to accomplish demanding tasks and to reach critical goals in an automation and controls manufacturing environment.
  • Recommend engineering and maintenance process improvements.
  • Engage in the selection, development, and testing of tools, fixtures, machinery, and equipment to improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Assist Engineering and Maintenance departments as needed with projects, engineering studies, and qualification and validation of manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Technical or science degree from an accredited college or vocational school with experience in automation is preferred.
  • 0-2 years’ experience working in a regulated manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work cross functionally with other departments.
  • Able to lift up to 50+lbs, stand for long periods of time.
  • Competent written skills including investigation report writing and trend analysis
  • Team player, ambitious, detailed oriented, person that is self-initiating and accountable for their work assignments.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic. Weekend work may be required (customer demand or severe weather).

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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PLC Electrician

Job Title:                     PLC Electrician

Department:               Facilities

Reports To:                 Senior Manager – Operating Reliability, Equipment Maintenance, & Facilities

Pay Classification:      Non-exempt

 

 

Position Summary:      The Electrician/Controls Technician will install, maintain and trouble shoot facilities electrical wiring, fixtures, and automated systems controls and electrical equipment within the manufacturing process.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Installs and repairs electrical wiring, systems, and fixtures in buildings and facilities functions.
  • Installs conduits and pipes to house electrical wires and cables.
  • Ensures piping complies with electrical codes.
  • Installs circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and connects wiring to them.
  • Connects electrical systems to powerlines to provide electricity to the building.
  • Tests electrical systems to ensure proper installation and operation.
  • Inspects electrical systems to determine whether repairs are needed.
  • Replaces conduit and wiring as needed.
  • Replaces circuit breakers as needed.
  • Reads and writes process control narratives (includes manufacturing and HVAC equipment).
  • Understand script logic for AllenBradley, Beckhoff, Schneider PLCs.
  • TCP/IP, Industrial Ethernet / Modbus / DNP + vendor specific communications protocols.
  • General setup, administration, operation and troubleshooting of SCADA systems.
  • Create and modify HMIs.
  • Able to problem solve software and hardware controls systems in the manufacturing process.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to read blueprints, script and ladder diagrams.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.
  • Ability to use a laptop computer, hand tools and power tools.
  • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work flexible hours, if necessary, in a multi-shift environment.
  • Able to work overtime, if necessary.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring.
  • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding.
  • Must be physically capable of pulling wires and cables through conduits.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at a time.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Level I)

Job Title:                     Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Level I)

Department:               Maintenance

Reports To:                 Manager, Operating Reliability, Equipment Maintenance & Facilities

Pay Classification:      Hourly

 

 

Position Summary:      The Machine Maintenance Mechanic (Level I) will perform a wide range of operations associated with the maintenance, repair, set-up, adjusting and operating of all types of manufacturing equipment in rapid diagnostic test at Chembio.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate equipment for manufacturing as needed, Machine Set-up and change over per SOP, includes preforming leak testing if applicable.
  • Line calls with level II Mechanic
  • Work Orders/ Logbook documentation
  • Performing updates, repairs and adjustments of manufacturing equipment.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on manufacturing-related equipment and maintaining records on file.
  • Ability to diagnose & troubleshoot manufacturing equipment (to recognize and identify potential problems with equipment).
  • Must be able to remove, replace, align, adjust and make necessary correction on all mechanical equipment in a timely matter.
  • Makes general mechanical and minor electrical repairs to manufacturing equipment.
  • Performs equipment housekeeping. This includes performing all job clean up as related to maintenance tasks, duties and functions.
  • Be able to identify equipment related safety issues.
  • Performs LOTO Policy and Procedure, as required by SOP.
  • Completing maintenance work requests in a timely manner.
  • May be required to run manufacturing equipment as to meet Department, Manufacturing or business needs
  • Will be required to lift 50+ lbs, fill up bins, hoppers etc. and maintain production materials on the line as required.
  • Performing projects as determined by the Assembly Supervisor, Lead Machine Maintenance Mechanic and Sr. Manager Facilities and Maintenance
  • Other duties as needed to meet Department, Manufacturing or business needs

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Familiar with efficiency and quality measurements
  • Have good situational judgment and decision making skills.
  • Knowledge of packaging and automated equipment.
  • Able to perform repairs and adjustment of manufacturing equipment
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s & SOP’s).
  • Must be flexible to working hours including overtime & weekends.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Associate Demand Planner

Job Title:                     Associate Demand Planner

Department:               Operations

Reports To:                 Planning Supervisor and ERP Operation Systems

Pay Classification:      Non-Exempt

 

Position Summary:      The Planner is responsible for the planning and tracking of production for assigned product lines. The Planner provides overall departmental support and works extensively with a computerized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, coordinate and communicate the manufacturing, Quality Control (QC), testing, Quality Assurance (QA) release and final packaging of product
  • Periodically review forecast and implementation to ensure efficiency
  • Participate in meetings with Production to plan weekly schedules
  • Initiate work orders for current and future demands; regularly review status and update expected completion dates as needed
  • Close completed work orders; maintain file for tracking purposes
  • Review backorders daily; regularly communicate backorder priorities throughout the department
  • Generate weekly reports (ex. sales order, shipment, inventory, etc.)
  • Sustain accurate planning for manufactured parts
  • Maintain metrics for multiple production areas
  • Maintain Master Production Schedules (MPS) for assigned products
  • Maintain accurate routings for assigned products
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory policies and procedures
  • Ensure all Company’s quality system requirements and the department’s processes and procedures are followed and met.

Qualifications Required:

  • Four (4) to five (5) years of relevant experience required; previous experience within in a regulated medical device or pharmaceutical environment helpful
  • Bachelor’ degree, relevant certification or additional years of experience preferred
  • Computer literacy required:
    • Deep understanding of, and experience working with MRP/ERP software systems required
      • Experience working with NetSuite Cloud ERP software a plus
    • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel, required
  • Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and ISO 9001 strongly preferred
  • Deep understanding of Lean Methodology
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Good planning, organizational and time management skills are required
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work with minimal supervision; must also be able to work as part of a team

Performance Indicators:

  • Ability to provide accurate reports in a timely manner
  • Possesses excellent production efficiency and time management
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Interpersonal, communicational and organizational skills
  • Ability to implement and improve functional knowledge
  • Ability to meet internal customer needs; customer satisfaction
  • Ability to able to solve complex business problems and present recommendations to management
  • Flexible, adaptable work behavior; ability to manage change effectively

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assembly Supervisor 2nd & 3rd Shift

Job Title:                     Assembly 2nd & 3rd Shift Team Leader

Department:               Assembly

Reports To:                 Assembly Manager

Pay Classification:      Exempt

 

Position Summary:      The Assembly Supervisor is responsible for organizing all assembly activities, including assigning, overseeing, and reviewing the work of all employees in the Assembly Department.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise all assembly activities, including the proper use of equipment used to assemble and pouch components used in Chembio diagnostic products.
  • Monitoring employee performance and administering company policies; ensuring all written procedures are followed by assembly technicians.
  • Establish proper training and coaching of all assembly technicians.
  • Assigning line workers and machine operators daily work assignments and responsibilities.
  • Maintaining accurate time accountability for hours worked for each employee.
  • Responsible for coordinating schedule with the first and third shift supervisor.
  • Correct anomalies related to quality and efficiency within the department.
  • Maintain area cleanliness and organization.
  • Ensure all documentation is completed efficiently, including equipment and calibration logs.
  • Review all batch records and paperwork for completion and accuracy in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for updating all batch records to reflect current practice, and reporting deviations to established processes.
  • Assist in validation protocols for all new equipment and procedures.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of components and supplies.
  • Responsible for NetSuite transaction.
  • Maintain an accurate record of forward traceability for all inventory items.
  • Assist R&D in RIR investigations.
  • Involved with continuous improvement as it relates to department responsibilities.
  • Comply with regulatory standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and conforms to the requirements of the USDA and FDA.
  • Conform to the requirements of cGMP’s.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Experience in the field of rapid diagnostic tests or equivalent.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in generating batch records, SOPs, and deviations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and Visual.
  • Knowledge and experience with assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Management and Quality Systems coursework or training.
  • Attention to detail and proficient record keeping.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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QA Operations Supervisor

Job Title:                     QA Operations Supervisor

Department:               Quality Assurance

Reports To:                  Sr. Director QA/QC

Pay Classification:       Exempt

 

Position Summary:      Assist in the establishment, documentation, implementation and administration of Quality Assurance procedures appropriate to the regulatory requirements of the Company.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that all processes are fully compliant, auditable and meet all regulatory and Company requirements.
  • Ensure that inspections are properly performed on all incoming and outgoing material and that appropriate paperwork is properly executed.
  • Oversee the daily activities:
    • Incoming inspection, testing and disposition
    • Finished Goods sampling and inspections
    • Distribution of batch records
    • Batch record audits
    • Batch release
    • Filing
  • Understands and follows written instructions provided in company procedures and specifications and provides training for Quality Operations staff.
  • Communicate inspection failures and non-conformances and any deviations to the procedure or specifications to QA leadership.
  • Supports handling of non-conforming product or material including segregation, identification and related documentation.
  • Ensures compliance to cGMP’s and company policies/procedures.
  • Is able to communicate and interact effectively with functional groups in operations and quality personnel.
  • Responsible for direct reports performance management process.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications Required:

  • BS Degree with 1 year experience; or 5 yrs. or more of QA operations experience
  • Knowledge of MS office products (Word, Excel)
  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong communication, organization and record keeping skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities to meet business needs.
  • Continuous improvement driven.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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QA Operations Manager

Job Title:                     QA Operations Manager

Department:               Quality Assurance

Reports To:                 Senior Director QA/QC

Pay Classification:      Exempt

 

Position Summary:      Manage the QA operations team to meet business requirements related to incoming, in-process and final batch release of materials and finished goods.  Lead and coordinate non-conformances program including trending. Assist in the establishment, documentation, implementation and administration of related Quality Assurance procedures appropriate to the regulatory requirements of the Company.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that all processes are fully compliant, auditable and meet all regulatory and Company requirements.
  • Ensure that inspections are properly performed on all incoming and outgoing material and that appropriate paperwork is properly executed.
  • Oversee the daily activities of the Quality Assurance Inspectors.
    • Incoming inspection, testing and disposition
    • Distribution of batch records
    • Batch record review
    • Batch release
  • Oversees the QA daily operations audits to meet business requirements related to daily operations.
  • Understands and follows written instructions provided in company procedures and specifications and provides training for Quality Assurance Inspectors and Lead persons.
  • Communicate and escalate inspection failures and non-conformances and any deviations to the procedure or specifications to QA Management.
  • Coordinates handling of non-conforming product or material including segregation, identification and related documentation.
  • Monitor and control non-conforming material including containment of rejected material, root cause analysis, and implementation of corrective actions as necessary
  • Ensures compliance to cGMP’s and company policies/procedures.
  • Is able to communicate and interact effectively with functional groups in operations and quality personnel.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science with 5 years QA experience
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge in cGMP’s and ISO. Experience working in a regulated industry.
  • Knowledge of MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point). Knowledgeable in ERP, NetSuite preferred.
  • Experience working with cross functional departments.
  • Problem solver, detail oriented and cost efficient.
  • Strong communication, organization and record keeping skills.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Production Team Leader

Job Title:                     Production Team Leader

Department:               Production

Reports To:                 Production Supervisor

Pay Classification:      Non-Exempt

 

Position Summary:      Responsible for the direct training of Production staff, including the execution of day-to-day activities related to the application of reagents and production of cards.  Responsibilities include ensuring the manufacturing schedule is met in order to meet production targets in accordance with cGMP/quality requirements and standards, as well as developing, updating, and implementing policies and procedures under the guidance of the Production Supervisor.

 

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Production Supervisor for the operations involved in the production of cards for all Chembio diagnostic products, which includes training, retention and performance development of Production personnel through hands-on training, demonstration, and competency skills assessment
  • Planning and execution of assigned work established by the Planning department. Allocate resources accordingly to assure work is conducted in compliance with manufacturing batch records / quality system requirements, including manufacturing standards.
  • Establishment and improvement of procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
  • Ensure consistent execution according to batch records, and that all Production operations are performed according to established SOPs.
  • Work on the manufacturing floor as needed to provide direction, oversight on processes being completed, and aid in the completion of tasks required to meet the needs of the Manufacturing schedule.
  • Communicate with the VP of Operations and Production Planner regarding any nonconformances that arise during processing that will impact scheduled product or delivery dates.
  • Coordination with the Formulations Lab Team Leader to ensure the correct quantity and quality of material is received for application at specified time points.
  • Direct collaboration with the Facilities & Maintenance Manager on all preventative and unscheduled maintenance of equipment performed in the area, in addition to adjustments made to ensure required environmental conditions are met
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity, line efficiency, and reduce cost and down time. Investigating and correcting variances in labor and equipment efficiency standards.
  • Participate in root-cause investigations related to product problems, lot failures and yield discrepancies and recommending corrective and preventative actions.
  • Assists R&D and Regulatory in product transfers, design control, risk management, and RIR investigations.

 

Skill Sets:

  • Acts with sense of urgency
  • Confident in abilities to elevate issues to the Sr. Leadership Team /Manager while also offering solutions
  • Troubleshooting of issues that arise during processing
  • Able to provide hands-on training with a high degree of understanding and skill
  • Communication with employees & manufacturing support personnel
  • Motivation of employees while providing leadership
  • Ability to assess skill and proficiency level of each employee for required processes

 

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in a science related field preferred. HS Diploma with 5 years of experience
  • Experience in manufacturing of diagnostic testing devices, experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and relevant International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and Visual.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as strong technical leadership skills are required.
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, ISO and FDA guidelines related to industry.
  • Familiar with OSHA compliance procedures.
  • Willingness to work on flexible days/hours.

For immediate consideration, please apply here or send a resume to [email protected]
Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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