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BioChemist

Tech Mahindra San Diego Contractor
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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum Knowledge and Skills: 
Organic Synthesis: 
• Basic organic synthesis skills 
• Ability to follow established reaction protocols and standard processes 
• Practice in using rotary evaporator 

Analytical Skills: 
• Basic experience with UV/Vis and/or fluorescence spectroscopy 
• Experience operating FPLC/HPLC/GPC equipment using established protocols preferred 
• Documentation in lab notebooks, checklists and basic databases 

Additional Laboratory Skills: 

• Labeling and packaging 
• Familiarity with separation/purification methods is a plus 

Other: 
• Strong attention to detail 
• Works in a team based environment 
• Multi-task to cover a variety of job functions 
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment 
• Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures 
• Demonstrated ability to maintain neat, accurate and complete notebook and batch records 
• Ability to independently perform and analyze data and identify issues in routine tests 
• Familiarity with operation of routine laboratory instruments and applicable software 

Education and Experience: 


• Typically requires BS in Chemistry or similar Life Science discipline 
• Typically requires minimum of 2 years of experience in a laboratory setting

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

• Perform a variety of polymer processing, purification and characterization steps to support the generation of new polymer materials 
• Purify aqueous polymers using common biochemistry techniques (filtration, SEC, etc.) 
• Remove solvent via rotary evaporation and/or lyophilization 
• Characterize polymer size by GPC/SEC chromatography using established standard processes 
• Perform small scale dye labeling reactions according to established standard processes 
• Perform established reactions to convert/activate functional groups on final polymers 
• Optical characterization of the polymer dyes including measurement of absorbance and fluorescence emission spectra. 
• Prepare outgoing materials and supporting (QC) documentation 
• Provide assistance as needed to maintain functioning laboratory; including glassware cleaning, material ordering, inventory control and other duties. 
• Support documentation of R&D results in company databases 

Recommended skills

Filtration
Organic Synthesis
Spectroscopy
Fluorescence
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Chromatography

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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology services and solutions, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.0 billion company with 107,100+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 800 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is also amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia as per the Forbes 2015 List.

We are part of the USD 16.9 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, after-market and vacation ownership.

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