184264 - Scientist I
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Southern California - San Diego
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will work in a team-based environment to perform all tasks related to the production and qualification of purified kinases for use in research and commercial products for use in the life sciences industry.
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.
Asses purified kinases through the performance of multiple types of assays such as radioactive activity, fluorometric plate based assays, and TR-FRET.
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

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
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.
Strong collaborative skills and the ability to influence others without authority
Is energized working in a fast-paced environment
Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities
Displays positive attitude toward job and others
Results oriented and data driven
Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement required.
Greets challenge and change as opportunity
Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo
Proactive approach that anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions
Excellent documentation and communication skills
Regularly required to lift up to 20 pounds. May be required to lift weight of 45 pounds or more, with assistance and/or with equipment on occasion.
May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.
Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

EDUCATION:
Accredited bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. Masters degree is a plus. Requires a minimum of 2 years relevant experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

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

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

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

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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.