Microbiologist-DNA sequencing in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Molecular Biologist-DNA Sequencing -Carlsbad CA

Job Description

o    Responsible for manufacturing product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products. 

o    Will be required to prepare solutions and medias and perform required in-process testing.

o    Will be required to set-up, operate and clean/sterilize small and large scale bioreactors as well as cell harvesting equipment on a daily basis.

o    May perform cell paste qualification through use of small scale protein/nucleic acid purification techniques.  Will also utilize restriction digest, DNA sequence analysis and gel electrophoresis.

o    Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents. 

o    Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters. Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product. Suggest options/ideas for corrective actions.

o    Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions. Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices.

o    Identify potential issues in the production process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

o    Must have a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. 

o    Experience in the application of cellular or microbiology laboratory techniques in an academic, manufacturing or research laboratory is preferred.

o    Demonstrated proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required. Some experience in the use of basic laboratory techniques; i.e. buffer preparation, protein and nucleic acid gel electrophoresis, cloning with bacterial transformation, aseptic technique and DNA sequencing analysis is a plus. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer