Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

Quest Diagnostics




Full Time

On Site


Anderson, South Carolina, United States

This position manages analytical projects in R & D, supervises projects from the assay design, validation and implementation. This position also manages special projects in R & D, and operates as a technical consultant in maintaining current testing reliability including diagnosing test failures and implementing corrective action. The incumbent assists in the development and maintenance of the R & D Department.

  • Coordinates and provides bench level supervision of projects for R & D using HPLC, GC, GC/MS, LC-MS/MS, AA and ICP/MS techniques as directed by the Technical Director.
  • Coordinates the implementation of new procedures within the department and with other support departments.
  • Performs statistical analysis and validation of new methods. Provides written summaries of work to be used for method documentation.
  • Trains staff in new methods both in technical and instrumental aspects.
  • Manages special projects with the duties of coordination of resources and personnel.
  • Serves as a resource for HPLC, GC, GC/MS and LC-MS/MS related questions.
  • Writes technical proposals soliciting drug analysis services and contributes as requested to the business proposals for these solicitations.
  • Maintains present testing reliability including diagnosing test failures (instrumental and chemical) and implementing corrective action.
  • Provides technical understanding of analytical techniques with particular emphasis on instrumental methods of analysis.
  • Responsible for informing the appropriate supervisor of all problems associated with the proper performance of test procedures.
  • Maintains accurate records of all corrective and preventive maintenance to satisfy to licensing requirement.
  • Actively supports and complies with laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position.


Required Work Experience:

  • Six (6) years of R & D experience with extensive experience in following analytical techniques, HPLC, Gas Chromatography, GC/MS, LC-MS/MS, AA and ICP/MS required.

Preferred Work Experience:


Physical and Mental Requirements:

Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods.




  • Ability to see projects to completion.
  • Ability to manage time and details.
  • Good verbal and written skills required.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively with supervisors, co-workers and clients.

Bachelor’s Degree(Required)
Master’s Degree