184967 - Scientist I
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Up to $24.00 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Supervisor, this Scientist I role is responsible for executing manufacturing protocols to deliver finished good formulations.

Work in a team based environment and formulate molecular biology reagents for use in research and commercial scientific products for the life sciences industry. Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data within operating parameters. Actively participate in troubleshooting for specific processes or activities as assigned. May perform Quality Control assays/experiments on molecular biology reagents to approve them for use in research and commercial scientific products for the life sciences industry. Follow controlled protocols and complete according to good documentation practices. Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions. Identify and implement manufacturing procedures intended to optimize existing processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Advise the team lead/manager of factors that may affect quality of the product, initiate problem reports for deviations and non-conforming materials, and suggest options and ideas for corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPA).

Introductory Experience in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials:
Aseptic techniques. Pipetting. Scales and balances. pH/Conductivity meters. Mixers and stir plates. Spectrophotometer operation (Nanodrop). Good documentation practices . Bench work both in a lab environment and manufacturing facility with specialized equipment. Ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement. Excellent documentation and communication skills. Lifting up to 20 lbs will be required on a frequent basis. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. May intermittently sit at desk/lab bench for a long period of time to write and use a keyboard to communicate through written means.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Is energized working in a fast-paced environment
Organized, deadline oriented, and adapts to changing priorities. Consistent, dependable, and accurate in carrying out responsibilities. Displays positive attitude toward job and others. Results oriented and data driven
Greets challenge and change as opportunity. Demonstrates intensity, innovation, involvement, and integrity

Accredited High School Diploma/GED and 4+ years experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory – or –
Accredited Associates Degree in a scientific discipline and 2+ years experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory – or –
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline and 0-2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory.


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

Tyler Harrell
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.