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Scientist I - Protein Purification in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    28 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    116520
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (714) 921-8003

Job Description

PROTEIN PURIFICATION SCIENTIST NEEDED IN CARLSBAD!

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Will perform column purification/ chromatography, buffer preparation, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques. Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents.
  • 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.
  • 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. Identify potential issues in the production process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting.
  • Write technical documents which may include standard operating procedures and batch records. May lead process improvement projects or product transfer projects May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications (must have): Must have a bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years relevant experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required.
  • Experience in the use of basic laboratory techniques, including buffer preparation, column purification/ chromatography, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques are beneficial.
  • Familiar with GE AKTA FPLC protein chromatography equipment and Unicorn software. Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: affinity, ion-exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic interaction.

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