176038 - Laboratory Technician - CA
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
Up to $20.00 DOE
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Laboratory Technician for an opening in Canoga Park, CA.

Coordination of all aspects of the Central Services provided to manufacturing. Balance multiple tasks
Demonstrate knowledge in the use of basic lab techniques
Prepare buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Demonstrate the ability to meet standards as defined by the manufacturing process
Adjust priorities to meet production deliverables
Recommend measures to improve production process methods and equipment performance while keeping quality of product in mind
Follow GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
Perform and monitor critical processes
Visual Inspections
Completes and reviews production documents in real time
Orders, receives, and stocks reagents, chemicals, and lab supplies to the appropriate departments, while observing appropriate inventory levels.
Hands-on operation, set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of bioreactors and various cell culture support vessels
Perform in process sampling of cell culture equipment and operate analytical equipment
Perform washroom activities; clean equipment, small to large scale, used in production activities
Maintain an organized and clean workspace
Work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and latex gloves when performing all work
Initiate quality nonconformance reports (NCRs)
Draft and revise documents (SOPs, MPs)
Identify, recommend, and implement improvements related to routine functions
Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
Maintains areas in high state of inspection preparedness and safety compliance
Works effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to keep GMP Manufacturing operations running smoothly
Train individual workers in proper procedures and work instructions
Utilizes laboratory equipment such as scales, glassware, and pH meters to perform measurements.
Monitors temperatures and maintains complete and accurate records of equipment logs
Operates and maintains steam autoclaves, keeping records of loads completed, items in loads
Other tasks as assigned

Ability to follow manufacturing procedures (SOPs, PSWIs) and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), specifically around Good Documentation Practices (GDP) requirements
Willingness to participate or lead PPI Business System / Kaizen/ Process Improvement events
Maintains a mindset for continuous improvement
Ability to work as a cooperative member within diverse teams
Always maintain confidentiality of all business and scientific information and data
Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with manager and technicians
Working knowledge of computers and basic business software to include Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel)
Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for long periods of time in a laboratory setting.
Computer skills/knowledge - Working knowledge of computers and basic business software.
Must be available to work on weekends and nights if needed.

Physical Requirements:
Controlled manufacturing/laboratory environment.
Position will require frequent communication, sitting, standing, and/or or walking for prolonged periods of time in and out of designated area where PPE will be required.
Ability to lift 35 to 50 pounds.

Experience with Lean or Lean Six Sigma

Accredited Bachelor’s degree AND 12 months of experience working in a GMP Manufacturing or Central Operations environment; OR associate’s degree AND two (2) years of experience working in a GMP Manufacturing or Central Operations environment; OR four (4 ) years of experience working in a GMP Manufacturing or Central Operations environment

1st Shift

Tyler Harrell at tharrell@chiptonross.com
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.