187536 - Scientist III
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
West Hills
5 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III for an opening in West Hills, CA.

The Scientist III, Manufacturing Sciences will independently lead projects related to development, Improvement, production, and QC of antibody detection reagents.

Design, create and/or provide experimental task to designated Scientist or self and be able to look at data and complete analysis using software’s and has signature approval on behalf of Supervisor. In accordance with business objectives, work independently to improve processes and procedures, as well as develop and implement solutions, in order to drive desired results by collaborating with peers. Adapt, implement and train current and new Scientist I/II/III lab functions/procedures to other Scientists and provide guidance and support throughout projects and product builds. Such as cell culture, cell transfection, mammalian tissue culture, all cell culture aspects using proper aseptic techniques, microbiological principle of contamination, protein purification, antibody detection production of different product lines, QC, using laboratory equipment’s for each process etc. Independently Lead, plan, and design experimental methods to achieve technical objectives as well as identify and solve problems with complex situations. Prepare accurate and timely reports to Management. Be able to lead and support teams in Operations group as needed. Provide input to Supervisor for Scientist I and Scientist II performance throughout the year. Lead, observe, focus on improvements, and update SOP’s and quality records of equipment maintenance, tests, analyses and other relevant data. Implement and execute Practical knowledge of PPI Business System/LEAN concepts including continuous improvement independently. Be able to identify goals, review and update Supervisor throughout the year and complete the PMD.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience manufacturing in an IVD industry or cGMP and ISO regulations for diagnostics manufacturing. Understands and applies principles, concepts, theories and standards of HLA and scientific/technical field or software within own area and closely related areas. Broad technical knowledge within own area of specialization and has significantly expanded knowledge of closely related areas. Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives and has knowledge of relevant industry and business principles. Recognizes and understands the cross-dependencies of technologies and understands the value to the organization. Knowledge and extensive hands-on experience of molecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques. Able to make decisions and complete work within deadlines. Good organizational and project management skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment in decision making and execution of duties. Collects and organizes data in an appropriate manner, including documenting all experiments in a laboratory notebook or appropriate documentation. Ability to use PCs for data input and/or analysis. Excellent computer MSOffice skills, including work experience. Plan and organize oneself in a consistent manner and maintain work schedules. Be a self-starter with the ability to positively motivate others in a cooperative fashion. Follow oral and written directions. Read, understand and implement written laboratory procedures. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Builds productive cross-functional relationships with colleagues in other functions, including but not limited to the following: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Operations, Regulatory/Quality, Supply Chain, and Product Management. Ability to collaborate effectively with all functions of the business. Encourages/challenges others and self for continuous improvement. During situations that have high impact to the business, quickly escalate them by bringing solutions and consulting with Supervisor. Be able to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Develop skills to perform other duties as assigned. All laboratory personnel are expected to notify their immediate supervisor of any unsafe conditions and/or practices and to take appropriate corrective action. This position will have daily contact with other laboratory personnel. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive laboratory and business data. Ensure that safe laboratory procedures and protocols are always followed , especially in the application of universal precautions in handling of all blood and blood products. Ensure all processes and teams are in adherence of cGMP and GDP. Ensure compliance with corporate, site, and regulatory policies, practices, and guidelines. Communicate effectively with members of the group as well as those in other departments.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Frequently work at lab bench, low temperature freezers and PC workstations. Handle blood samples and blood byproducts occasionally. Some lifting of objects including laboratory instrumentation of 35 pounds. Work in office/computer/analysis

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field.

1st Shift

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.