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Facilities Supervisor

Purpose: In this role, you will supervise the day-to-day operations of the maintenance group which includes planned maintenance activities and unplanned repairs of the facility and its equipment.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent support to the various groups within the building
  • Support the facilities maintenance team by providing leadership and technical, resource and planning assistance
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the team’s workload to efficiently delegate unscheduled work requests
  • Confirm scheduled and unscheduled work is completed by their due dates
  • Complete reviews of all maintenance work in a timely manner
  • Prioritize work while considering the maintenance team’s activities as well as the needs of the groups we support
  • Provide open lines of communication with groups we support
  • Oversee onsite contractors
  • Must be available for on-call for emergencies

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering field or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education is required
  • A minimum of five years’ experience troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining typical building systems such as steam, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic and HVAC systems preferably in cGMP manufacturing facility or other highly regulated industry. Building automation experience is a plus
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a leadership/supervisory role
  • Previous experience in cGMP or another highly regulated industries where exceptional organizational and documentation skills, accuracy and attention to detail are paramount to the success of the company
  • Proficient with computerized maintenance management systems. Blue Mountain RAM a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly sit, occasionally stand, frequently walk, and use hands. Occasionally reach with hands or arms. Frequently talk and listen. Occasionally smell. Lift 11-25 lbs 1-33% of the time, carry 11-25lbs 1-33% of the time. Occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, occasionally work in high places. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather). Ability to work in high noise environment. Ability work with PPE’s.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Facilities Supervisor here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering field or an equivalent?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Purchasing Agent

Purpose: Responsible for all phases of the procurement process within ACC's established procedures. This would include assurance of the supply of critical raw materials and operating supplies, effective negotiation of contracts for services, development of a reliable supplier base and ensure policies and procedures are compliant with existing quality standards. Provide a high quality of service and ethics. Maintain and monitor Supplier Qualifications.

General Responsibilities:

  • Plan and release purchase orders in support of the Production Plan. This would include raw materials, operation supplies and critical services
  • Generate / maintain detailed reports of purchasing requirements and purchase material status
  • Supply product availability information to Customer Service for purchased finished goods
  • Utilizing various planning data (Sales and Operation Planning (SOP), MRP/Reorder Point data), provide management with detailed analysis of material requirements as required
  • Assist R&D, Quality, Engineering and Marketing to source new materials and suppliers. Negotiate favorable terms and price reductions while maintaining ACC quality objectives
  • Ensure the purchasing function maintains compliance to all appropriate quality systems (ISO 13485 and FDA)
  • Develop and update SOP's to support the purchasing function

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent skills using MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of ERP planning systems and detailed MRP purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of the supply chain process and strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to source new materials and manage the competitive quote process
  • Ability to build effective relationships with internal customers and ACC supplier base
  • Effective working in a team environment

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a BS in a business discipline or equivalent combination of experience and/or education required
  • 5 years technical purchasing experience, preferably in a medical device or pharmaceutical environment
  • APICS or C.P.M. certification preferred
  • Experience with cGMP and ISO-9001 or 13485 quality systems are preferred

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Perform tasks with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (PowerPoint). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality
  • Builds strong relationships, is flexible/adaptable, works well with others, solicits feedback
  • Strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly sit, occasionally stand, walk, constantly use hands to finger, handle or feel. Position might require some business travel – Smaller 5%.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Purchasing Agent here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: BS in a business discipline or equivalent?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Desktop Support Specialist I

Purpose: A position providing computer hardware and software support to ACC's end users in a timely and effective manner. 40 hrs./week, scheduled between 7 am and 6 pm arranged M-F some weekends and holidays on request.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to end users on a variety of issues
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems
  • Responds to telephone calls, email, and personnel requests for technical support
  • Documents, tracks, and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution
  • Manages IT inventory and supplies

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • A general understanding of the principles and concepts of computers and networks
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good analytical and diagnostic skills

Education and Experience:

  • Experience with one or more MS applications, preferably Office 365
  • Experience with MS Windows 10 Professional/Enterprise, Android, and IOS operating system(s)
  • Good written and oral communications skills, strong attention to detail and willingness to follow directions and established procedures with minimal supervision
  • High school graduate or equivalent, some college preferred
  • 0-3 related experience in Desktop Support

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Perform tasks with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically with utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (Power Point). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Good listener, committed to finding solutions to problems, works well with difficult people
  • Works well with internal and external customer, promotes a positive image of the company, and strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Able to reach fact-based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record
  • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with the information. Effectively communicates up and down the chain of command
  • Takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion within the job description boundaries
  • Creative, offers new ideas, risk taker, amenable to change
  • Builds strong relationships, is flexible/adaptable, works well with others, solicits feedback
  • Information organized and accessible, maintains efficient workspace, manages time well
  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
  • Strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations
  • Manages workload, works efficiently, and meets goals and objectives
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services; complaint with quality system requirements
  • Defines appropriate goals, works toward achieving goals, articulates vision and steps for achievement
  • Looks for opportunities to increase knowledge, works to increase responsibility, and strives to achieve personal goals
  • Meets deadlines, establishes appropriate priority, and gets the job done in a timely manner
  • Accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members, respectful
  • aintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment, uses technology to increase

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit and stand, occasionally walk. Frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Frequently reach with hands or arms, occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Constantly talk or listen. Occasionally Lift 1-10lbs. 1-33% of the time. Carry 1-10 lbs. 1-33% of the time. Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places, occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Moderate noise level is typical for the work environment of this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Desktop Support Specialist I and Driver here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: High School Diploma?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Boiler Operator

Purpose: Maintain and monitor boiler and building systems in accordance with Massachusetts laws.

General Responsibilities:

The major responsibilities of this position will be to support the advancement of the company product development pipeline.

  • Properly monitor the facilities boiler in accordance with the Code of Mass. Regulations. CMR-146. This includes standing watch in a 24/7 environment on either a fixed or rotating schedule
  • Make rounds every two hours of the mechanical room and the air handling room, checking for any problems with the machinery
  • Performing preventive maintenance on facility equipment and production equipment as needed and in accordance with FDA and cGMP guidelines
  • Troubleshoot any problems and take corrective actions for machinery, water systems and production equipment throughout the building
  • Answer and troubleshoot alarms from the Building Management System
  • Take water samples of the clean steam system, DPW system, and take TOC readings on the DI and Clean Steam System
  • All duties assigned by supervisor

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of High Pressure Boiler Systems
  • Knowledge of DI and DPW water systems
  • Knowledge of HVAC Systems
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Working knowledge of cGMP, ISO 13485 and other regulatory guidelines as appropriate

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent education and/or experience required
  • Second class fireman’s license or greater (required)

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Perform tasks with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (PowerPoint). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Able to reach fact based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record
  • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with the information. Effectively communicates up and down the chain of command
  • Information organized and accessible, maintains efficient work space, manages time well
  • Manages workload, works efficiently, and meets goals and objectives
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services; complaint with quality system requirements
  • Meets deadlines, establishes appropriate priority, and gets the job done in a timely manner
  • Maintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment, uses technology to increase performance/productivity

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally sit. Frequently stand and walk. Frequently use hands. Occasionally reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally talk or listen. Lift 26-50 lbs. 1-33% of the time. Carry 26-50 lbs. 1-33% of the time.
  • Frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places, occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather). Work environment is loud for this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Boiler Operator here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: High School Diploma or equivalent education?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Facility Engineer

Purpose: Design and implement facility engineering projects in support of overall corporate objectives

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of facility engineering projects including HVAC, production equipment, building management system and capital expense projects
  • Provide expertise in research, manufacturing, engineering, design and process design/scale-up
  • Assist the manufacturing/research operations in problem solving with regard to equipment and systems
  • Develop capital expenditure requirements and documentation to purchase/install new systems/equipment/processes
  • Develop and recommend new processes and technologies to achieve cost effectiveness and improved product quality
  • Recommend processes for the production of products
  • Interface with various departments (specifically manufacturing and engineering) to ensure processes and designs are compatible for new product technology transfer and to establish future process and equipment automation technology
  • Support company growth with space optimization and construction management for manufacturing, research and administrative areas
  • Maintain the facility drawings and ensure that applicable drawings follow change control for any modifications
  • Provide assistance with annual reporting to regulatory agencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of HVAC, chilled water systems, pure water systems
  • Knowledge of production equipment including autoclaves, depyrogenation ovens, filling equipment, lyophilizers, capping and labeling equipment
  • Project management/team leader skills
  • cGMP and ISO requirements for clean room operations

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education required
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient with AutoCAD
  • Hands on experience with facility and production equipment including preventive maintenance and troubleshooting and resolving equipment problems

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Perform tasks with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (PowerPoint). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Able to reach fact based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record
  • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with the information. Effectively communicates up and down the chain of command
  • Information organized and accessible, maintains efficient work space, manages time well. Manages workload, works efficiently, and meets goals and objectives
  • Manages workload, works efficiently, and meets goals and objectives
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services; complaint with quality system requirements
  • Meets deadlines, establishes appropriate priority, and gets the job done in a timely manner
  • Maintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment, uses technology to increase performance/productivity

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit. Occasionally stand and sit. Frequently use hands. Occasionally reach with hands or arms. Frequently talk or listen. Lift 11-25 lbs. 1-33% of the time. Carry 11-25lbs. 1-33% of the time. The work environment of this job is quiet.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Facility Engineer here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Senior Accountant

Purpose: Responsible for all activities in the Accounts Payable function and support for month- end close activities including JE's, accrual entries and account reconciliation.

General Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and resolve disputes
  • Matches PO's, receiving records and invoices to support payment internal controls policy
  • Reviews applicable accounting reports and accounts payable register to ensure accuracy
  • Reconcile AP to AP Aging, accrued expenses, sales tax payable, PPD accounts
  • Identify, review and analyze expense reports and investigate/escalate those reports not in compliance with Corp. Expense policy
  • Manage payments to all vendors: Cut checks, process wires and ACH transactions
  • Works closely with external auditors to ensure timely and accurate reports for the yearly audit function
  • Calculates and pays all sales and use taxes to appropriate states

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software
  • Knowledge of Great Plains helpful
  • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with vendors and fellow employees to resolve issues
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow up appropriately
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of experience and/or education required
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Accounts Payable and General Ledger functions required
  • Experience in fiscal/monthly closures, audit processes, and financial reporting

General Requirements:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost, part of the budgeting process
  • Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Good listener, committed to finding solutions to problems, works well with difficult people
  • Works well with internal and external customer, promotes a positive image of the company, and strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record
  • Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality
  • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with the information. Effectively communicates up and down the chain of command
  • Takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion within the boundaries of the job description
  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
  • Strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations
  • Manages workload, works efficiently, and meets goals and objectives
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services; compliant with quality system requirements
  • Meets deadlines, establishes appropriate priority, and gets the job done in a timely manner
  • Accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members, respectful

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly sit, frequently stand and walk. Constantly using hands to finger, handle or feel. Constantly reach with hands or arms. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and or crawl. Constantly talk or hear. Lift approximately 1-10 lbs., 1-33% of the time. Carry 1-10 lbs., 1-33% of the time. The work environment for this job is very quiet.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Senior Accountant here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Sr. Research Scientist

Purpose: To develop a greater scientific understanding of the ACC/SKK product line and effect changes in protocols to give greater reliability with respect to products. To develop new products revolving around the current technology and new concepts leading to new technologies.

General Responsibilities:

  • Adapt and develop new technologies around the LAL system
  • Develop projects that will enhance the scientific understanding of the current products with the goal of improvement and the introduction of new products
  • Expand the range of products within the framework of ACC
  • Provide the technical expertise to conceptualize and implement new research areas
  • Provide technical support when necessary
  • Supervise Research and Development staff

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Protein Chemistry/Biochemistry including enzymology and purification
  • The use of spectroscopic, chromatographic and molecular biological techniques
  • Assay Development
  • Technology transfer and scale-up
  • Supervisory experience

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education required
  • Several years of experience in assay development, protein chemistry and protein purification. Additional expertise in Molecular Biology and supervisor/management experience is desired

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost, part of the budgeting process
  • Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Perform task with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (PowerPoint). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Good listener, committed to finding solutions to problems, works well with difficult people
  • Works well with internal and external customer, promotes a positive image of the company, and strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Able to reach fact based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit, frequently stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel. Frequently reach with hands or arms, climb or balance. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently talk or listen. Occasionally taste or smell. Lift 11 – 25 lbs 34-66% of the time. Carry 11 – 25 lbs 34-66% of the time. Occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions. Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places. Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to uneven surface and vibration. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Sr. Research Scientist here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: A minimum of a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field ?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Research Associate II

Purpose: In this role, you will work in a multidisciplinary environment where Biology and Medicine meet Engineering, Chemistry and Manufacturing to support the development of new endotoxin and glucan detection products.

General Responsibilities:

The major responsibilities of this position will be to support the advancement of the company product development pipeline.

  • The major responsibilities of this position will be to support the advancement of the company product development pipeline
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and studies according to approved protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Collaborate in creating SOPs, protocols for studies, verifications, and validations
  • Participate in the development, improvement, verification, validation, and technology transfer of current and new products or processes
  • Analyze laboratory results and prepare study reports
  • Follow Design Control requirements and SOPs in a GMP environment
  • Participate in cross-functional activities
  • Maintain records in accordance with Quality Assurance guidelines
  • Support regulatory filings for Class I and Class II in vitro diagnostic reagents and products

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience providing analytical support for assay development activities
  • Experience working as part of a cross functional team
  • Experience with reagent, instrument, and software development
  • Experience collaborating with external CRO/CMOs
  • Experience with change management processes
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Experience with automation and automated processes
  • Understanding of protein and enzyme function

Education and Experience:

  • A BS/MS in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, or closely related field with at least two years’ experience in industry or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education required.

General Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong record keeping and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit, frequently stand, and walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel. Frequently reach with hands or arms, occasionally climb or balance. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently talk or listen. Frequently look at detailed information on computer screens and in printed form. Occasionally lift of carry 11 – 25 lbs. Occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions. Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places. Occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to uneven surface and vibration. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Research Associate II here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: BS/MS in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, or closely related field?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.