174852 - Scientist I - CA
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
Up to $24.06 DOE
Duration
13 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Will perform plasmid DNA purification, restriction digest, cloning reactions, bacterial transformations, DNA sequencing analysis, PCR and gel electrophoresis.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Requires a minimum of 1 year experience in the application of molecular biology 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, protein and nucleic acid gel electrophoresis, cloning with bacterial transformation, nucleic acid isolation and DNA sequencing analysis is beneficial. Experience performing RNA transcription and purification is a plus.

PREFEERED EXPERIENCE:
Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities Displays positive attitude toward job and others Follows and provides direction accurately and efficiently Excellent documentation and communication skills Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement required. Good problem solving skills necessary. Working knowledge of manufacturing related computer software preferred. Intermediate Excel skills Working Conditions: Works in both a lab environment and manufacturing facility with specialized equipment. Employees may be required to operate automated and semi-automated equipment. Lifting up to 20 lbs will be required on a frequent basis. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. May work in temperatures at +4C for short lengths of time. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

Contact
Tyler Harrell at tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x342 or (800) 927-9318 x342

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.