Association of Biomedical Laboratory Professionals (Singapore)

Job Opportunities with Mirxes Ptd Ltd


MiRXES is a Singapore-based biotech company that specializes in microRNA technology and develops applications to diagnose diseases early. Our proprietary and versatile technology platform enables us to design preventive and precision solutions for the world, covering a variety of industries from medical and pharmaceutical to agri-tech and vet-tech.

Contact: Christina Woon

Email: christinawoon@mirxes.com

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Interested applicants please send a copy of your CV to company's contact and shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Title & Description

Job Requirements & Qualifications 

Work Week & Location

Data Scientist

Perform in-depth analysis on data with various machine learning and statistical methods. Discover hidden information in data. Present data and analyzed results in a logical and coherent manner to facilitate scientific contend creation.

Novel analytics tools and methods development for better understanding of data. Data generation process refinement and quality control. 

Facilitate the design and execution of experiment, process set up and quality control set up with statistical insights.

Support Other Commercial Activities



  • Ph.D/MSc. in Science or Engineering Background
  • Industry or Post-doc experience is not required but is a plus
  • In-depth understanding of various statistical and machine learning methods. Familiar with bio-informatics tools and database
  • In-depth experience in qPCR technique is desired. Experience with NGS is a plus. 
  • Training and experience in statistical analysis and design of experiment methodology is required.
  • Good documentation, organizational and resource planning skills.
  • Must be prepared to work in a startup environment. Have high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results oriented.
  • Be prepared to occasionally work after office hour and during weekends.
  • Good verbal communication, interpersonal and team skills.








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Research Officer

Perform literature search, design and conduct experiments for the optimization and validation of various procedures for R&D

Perform hands-on testing and integration of sample preparation including RNA extraction from FFPE, biofluids or other samples and cDNA synthesis on qPCR-based platforms

Execute test protocols to verify and validate assays performance

Analyse data, support preparation of technical reports and documents related to R&D work

Maintains laboratory notebook and follow all general and laboratory SOPs

Validate procedures for instrument testing, quality control and generate final reports

Inventory maintenance and procurement of routine laboratory consumables and reagents

Provide support for compliance of health and safety policies


  • Degree/Diploma in a related Science or Engineering discipline
  • Preferably with at least 1 year of relevant work experience in a related biomedical research industry
  • Prior experience in real-time PCR or equivalent platform is desired
  • Prior experience is handling sample extraction, purification and nuclei acid detection assays is desired
  • Must be prepared to work in a start-up environment. Results oriented, with a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to develop in-depth technical related trouble shooting skills and exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Good verbal communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal guidance








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Scientist, Assay Development

Work in the lab, design and execute studies, and perform troubleshooting to develop high performance systems for bioresearch, bioprocess development, patient diagnostic applications including NGS, PCR, qPCR, purification and isolation system.

Develop and perform assays for product development, process validation and quality control analysis.

Work closely with other Scientists and Engineers to provide scientific inputs related to company products

Support Other Commercial Activities


  • MS/PhD in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the diagnostic or pharmaceutical industry
  • Proficiency in NGS, PCR, qPCR, and sample prep techniques
  • Knowledge of biological and chemical safety
  • Self-Driven, self-starter who is comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Effective leadership and communication skills
  • Able to organize and prioritize diverse responsibilities to achieve company goals
  • High attention to detail, with the ability to create clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Prior work with analytical & diagnostic assay or instrumentation, qPCR, biosensors, lateral flow and/or colorimetric assay development.
  • Strong quantitative intuition, plus excellent experimental design and data analysis skills.
  • Be a ‘hands-on' person who welcomes challenges, works independently or as part of a team, and has the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • The ability to understand and communicate technical scientific information to a wide range of customers.








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Field Application Specialist/

Field Service Engineer


Must be customer oriented, always maintain high level of professionalism and highest standard of customer service.


Be the subject matter expert and point of contact for any workflow and instrument related issues at customer end.


Develop and optimize training materials for internal and external customers.


Carry out the validation of calibrated instruments at the customer site and providing appropriate training to customers on product usage and maintenance.


Troubleshoot technical issues for customers to ensure minimum downtime of company products at customer site.

Record and report customer feedback regarding product, workflow or services, assist product team for product improvement or marketing strategy optimization.


Support marketing events in creating brand awareness, perform demos and give presentations to potential or existing customers.


Conduct instrument installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair.


Ordering and managing repair parts cycle times.


Keeping up to date on administrative responsibilities such as maintaining customer service logs and internal service records in a timely manner.


Build effective relationships with new and existing clients, monitoring customer feedback on product usage and maintenance, and perform further tests on field application of latest products for developing scientifically accurate applications.


Traveling required: less than 40%




 

  • Customer oriented person with easy-going personality
  • Degree in the field of life/biological/medical sciences, with at least 2 years’ work experience in molecular diagnostics and instrument servicing
  • Outstanding customer facing and supporting ability
  • Excellent presentation and training skills
  • Technically inclined with good troubleshooting skills
  • Result oriented and good project management skills






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Manufacturing Specialist

Willing to work in a fast-paced working environment and 12 hours rotating shift.

Ensure timely, accurate and quality DX/RUO production under ISO 13845 and other relevant regulatory requirements

Aid in routine update and maintain of both DX/RUO manufacturing inventory during material transfer.

Good hands on experience in PCR related production activities such as buffer formulation, dispensing and kitting.

Support RUO production and R & D prototyping activities

Support process validation activities under the supervision of Manufacturing Lead (IQ, OQ, PQ, PV)

Perform routine and repetitious work within defined parameters.

Perform simple calibration and maintenance of all equipment in MIRXES facilities to ensure proper working conditions

Perform regular environmental monitoring and sanitization of facilities to maintain facilities standard

Participate in the development of new manufacturing and quality control processes.

Support out-of-specifications manufacturing investigations, change control and root cause investigations for non-conformance.

In charge and responsible for assigned workstation or area of manufacturing.



  • Experience in SAP production order process and immediately available is highly preferred.
  • Must possess at least Diploma / Advanced / Higher / Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree / Post Graduate Diploma / Professional Degree in Engineering (Chemical/Biomedical), Biotechnology, Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • 1 – 5 years of working experience in medical device manufacturing industry with knowledge of GMP/ GDP requirements.









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Logistics Senior/ Manager

Leading the Logistics team

Strategically plan and manage on all incoming and outgoing shipping of finished goods

Inventory management

Maintain accurate inventory records & provide KPI to monitor inventory

Managing warehouse in compliance with company’s policies, initiate and implement operational policies and procedures  

Liaising and negotiating with suppliers and vendors to obtain best price and availability of materials

Analysing data to prioritize improvement opportunities in lead time, inventory requirements, order fulfilment costs closely with planner

Be a subject matter expert in continuous improvement projects to implement enhancements, this will include working cross functionally to integrate an automated system and towards the goal of being industry 4.0 compliant

Manage individuals across the sub functions of planning, inventory control, procurement and warehousing



  • Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • Min 5 years’ experience in Logistics and at least 2 years in Supervisory position in Manufacturing environment 
  • Good understanding in ISO 9000 or ISO 13485





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Logistics Executive 

2 vacancies


Inventory Management

o  Handle material in all warehouses according to product specifications and MiRXES’ QMS requirements

o  Design and draft item specific material handling protocols

o  Manage incoming receipt of raw materials and storage in designated areas

o  Ensure proper segregation of IVD, LDT and RUO inventory within warehouse

o   Issue materials to Production as per Production Schedule

o  Receive Finished Products from Manufacturing

Warehouse Maintenance

o  Maintenance of equipment within warehouses

o  Ensure warehouse is kept clean and tidy

Maintenance of Inventory Health

o  Support all stocktake and cycle count activities

o  Highlight expiring materials to Finance Department and Material Review Board

Purchasing

o  Purchase material according to Demand Forecast

o  Ensure that materials are purchased at the lowest cost possible

o  Qualify suppliers of IVD and LDT inventory as per QMS requirements

Enterprise Resource Planning

o  Create and manage Item Master Data List

o  Manage stock transfer between various warehouses in SG

o  Reconciliation of electronic records with physical stock in warehouse

Shipping

o  Manage Shipping of Finished Goods from MiRXES Pte Ltd as per Shipping Schedule

o  Liaise with shipping partners for import and export of material

o  Maintain shipping records in MiRXES

Any Other Duties as required by Management



  • Diploma in Logistic or Business Administration
  • Previous experience in warehousing/purchasing department, min 1 year of similar experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ISO 13485 will be a plus
  • Good communication skills









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