186204 - Scientist II - Protein Purification
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Southern California - San Diego
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II - Protein Purification for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

SUMMARY:
Work in a team based environment to perform all tasks related to the production of purified proteins for use in research and commercial products for use in the life sciences industry. Complete all production in compliance with site Quality Management System and ISO 9001.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a minimum of 4 years relevant protein purification 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. Proficient with GE AKTA FPLC protein chromatography equipment and Unicorn software, or equivalent FPLC platform. Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: affinity, ion-exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic interaction Lifting up to 35 lbs will be required on a frequent basis. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties and daily work in +4C Cold Room. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):
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.

EDUCATION:
Must have an accredited bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. Masters degree is a plus.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
1st Shift

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

Contact
Johnnie Barrientos
jbarrientos@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

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.