Career Opportunities

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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Sr. Automation Engineer

Job Title:                      Sr. Automation Engineer

Department:                 Manufacturing Engineering – Operation Group.

Reports To:                  Vice President of Manufacturing Operations              

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

A motivated automation engineer, who can develop concepts and specifications for complex electro-mechanical assembly and systems with programmable logic controllers, human machine interface and DATA acquisition.

Can incorporate the electrical skills and industrial experience necessary to accomplish demanding tasks and to reach critical goals in an automation and controls environments.

Capable of troubleshooting controls and software programs in automated manufacturing systems.

Able to extract and analyze equipment performance data.  Establish and execute continuous improvement plans.

Can write or change script in robotic applications.

Design and evaluate machinery prototypes using a combination of internal and external resources to demonstrate compliance with requirements and process robustness.

Write hardware/software test plans and manage the execution and resolution of deviations.

Capable to transfer designs to manufacturing and service teams.

Must be responsible for automation life cycle management activities including change management, major/minor maintenance schedules, root cause investigations, and tracking and prioritization of feature requests, bug reports, component obsolescence, etc.

Recommend and implement engineering process improvements. Manage budget and schedule for your activities

Provide technical leadership to resolve automation machinery issues. This includes impact on product in regards to both physical and chemistry performance.

Determined to collaborate with a dynamic environment that would guarantee a stimulating position which would allow to apply talent as well as provide a challenging opportunity.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering – Controls, Software, Electrical, Electro/mechanical, Manufacturing Automation or related discipline;
  • At least 5 years industry experience in industrial/manufacturing automation for process equipment or similar. Medical Device industry preferred;
  • Skills and experience with PC or PLC based equipment and vision inspection required;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide multiple pathways for solutions to complex multidisciplinary problems;
  • Demonstrated expertise with Beckhoff PLC and HMI platforms. Preference to candidates with Win CC OA experience;
  • Demonstrated expertise with Cognex machine vision inspection systems
  • Strong design skills in electro-mechanical (Solid Works preferred), using software to both troubleshoot and optimize system issues;
  • Solid project management experience
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and balance individual technical contribution with coordination of activities across multiple sites, organizations, and disciplines. Must follow Design Control methodology of the Quality Management System. Knowledge of FDA, ISO, OSHA, and other Regulatory compliances and requirements;
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, capable of clearly expressing technical concepts to people with various levels of technical expertise;
  • Develop technical support manuals and provide technical input to address system troubleshooting and administration post system release;
  • Requires occasional laboratory work in a Biosafety level 1 environment;
  • Occasional domestic/international travel
  • Team player – ability to organize and execute activities as part of a cross-functional team. Gain consensus on approach, motivate team members to achieve the plan, and develops staff in their understanding of the automation systems;
  • Results oriented person that demonstrates the ability to meet schedules and scope of projects and areas of responsibility. Must demonstrate self-reliance and self-initiation;
  • Flexibility through successful execution of all assignments for Manufacturing Engineering and/or other discipline areas of work to the benefit of the Department, Organization, and Company. This includes occasional on-call, weekend, and extended hour work periods.

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

Apply Now