HOT JOB! degree in biology/chemistry/ or a related field. Some Cell culture experience, or basic lab chemistry
The Laboratory Technician in Manufacturing Sciences uses cell culture, analytical and chemical techniques to conduct experiments under direct supervision.
The Laboratory Technician will record and tabulate data, write reports of experiments conducted and will contribute to the daily requirements of the Manufacturing Sciences team.
Essential Responsibilities Duties include (but are not limited to):
Perform benchtop analysis of new and existing formulations.
Assist with analysis of customer complaints and product failures as required.
Formulate and mill customer formulations for projects and complaints, complete testing on media.
Prepare samples for analytical testing, and coordinate shipping where required.
Compiling data from analytical testing, directed assistance with analysis of data.
Assist with preparation of reports and presentations where required.
Maintain cell lines including cryopreservation and thawing.
Perform growth promotion studies and tabulate data. Read and record critical measurements.
Prepare reagents and media using written specifications.
Perform analysis accurately on a daily basis. Perform daily calibrations and operate basic lab equipment.
Identify any problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify supervisor.
Assist the supervisor in ensuring an efficient workflow operation and report any delays and problems that may delay progress.
Maintain laboratory in a clean, functional state, as well as cleaning or performing scheduling equipment and instrument maintenance/calibration/certification as required.
Adhere to department rules and laboratory procedures, as well as company requlations stated in the employee handbook.
Adheres to department specific safety guidelines.
Quality Specific Goals:
Aware of and comply with the client quality manual, quality management system, quality management policy, quality goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
Complete all planned quality & compliance training within the defined deadlines
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field, or 3+ years of relevant work experience
Must have a solid understanding of general laboratory techniques and the ability to follow basic laboratory instructions and safety requirements.
Ability to demonstrate excellent time management skills and work efficiently with minimal supervision.
Ability to handle biological samples and potentially hazardous chemicals.
Ability to operate equipment with sufficient proficiency to successfully execute test procedures.
Must have basic computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively and follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Desired Characteristics :
Buffer chemistry experience, knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience with manufacturing science techniques
Self-starter, results oriented, and able to multi-task
Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation