Media Prep in Oakland, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Oakland, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    7 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $18.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an immediate start for an Media Prep Associate - for our client in Emeryville!

Some of your duties will include:

  • Completes routine laboratory procedures such as but not limited to preparation of solvents, buffers, resins, reagent solutions, media prep, mixing of chemicals, etc.
  • Prepares samples for analysis including blanks and standards;  data entry of sample log and preparation of sample submission tables.
  • Reports timely and accurate test results according to laboratory policies and procedures
  • Routine maintenance of lab instruments and troubleshooting.
  • Small scale purification post-processing including filling racks, combining fractions, dry down, weighing, checking fractions, and obtaining final LCMS. Requires operation of balance, speed vac, sonicator, Open Access LCMS.
  • Stores chemicals properly, disposes of chemical waste, adheres to safety procedures, and participates in safety programs.
  • Manages inventory, maintains,processes, andorders laboratory supplies including glassware, and chemicals for biotech/pharmaceutical processes.
  • Updates temptale logbook.
  • Maintains files, tracks orders, and processes shipping requests.
  • Tracks and documents chemical usage and inventory.
  • Glass wash and restocking, chemical repacking, cylinder delivery and pickup, managing dry ice and liquid nitrogen dispensing, and waste disposal.
  • Maintains clean room to prevent contamination and integrity of production.
  • Operates laboratory equipment and instruments.

Education/Training, Experience and Certifications

  • High school diploma or GED required; associate’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in a laboratory setting and understanding of laboratory equipment
  • Spill containment training, IATA, DOT, IMDG and OSHA Right to Know a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License and transportation
  • Previous experience working in a GMP facility a plus

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer