187760 - Scientist I
Industry
ENG
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Hunt Valley
State
MD
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Hunt Valley, MD.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working in a team of scientists, Scientist I manufacturing sciences will manufacture dehydrated powder media (DPM) and liquid cell culture media. Scientist I will be able to follow batch record instructions and will be expected to weigh microgram to kilograms quantities of individual raw materials, calibrate equipment, follow safety policies and procedures, operate milling equipment, perform sterile filtration and any other tasks required to complete cell culture media manufacturing. Standard product testing, such as osmolality, pH and turbidity, will also be performed in this job. This position works closely with R&D, procurement, quality, marketing as well as external and internal customers and vendors.

Responsible for the staging and compounding of raw materials within weight tolerances (e.g. micrograms to kilograms), milling , blending, aseptic liquid filling, process control monitoring and documentation of such procedures for manufacturing dehydrated powder media (DPM) and liquid media in accordance with production schedules following the appropriate GMP and department procedures.
Completes all required documentation neatly, accurately, and in accordance with GMP.
Performs cleaning, inspection, calibration and assists in the maintenance of equipment. Maintains related logs and records. Performs equipment troubleshooting.
Handles raw materials per GMP and Safety requirements.
Uses equipment such as pipettors, balances, osmometer, turbidimeter, moisture meter, particle sizer and pH meters.
Promotes a safe work environment.
Required to follow through on assigned responsibilities and able to function under minimum supervision.
Responsible for promoting positive team environment through good communications and team engagement.
May be required to work overtime.
Performs other duties as assigned in support of business goals

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Must be able to read, write, and follow testing and inspection procedures.
Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs.
Mechanical aptitude is required for minor equipment repair.
Must be able to focus with continuous attention to detail.
Basic experience in weighing multiple components is required.
Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and use of Windows applications such as MS Excel, MS Word and MS PPT is required.
Must be able to lift or move approximately 40lbs
Must be a great team player.

EDUCATION:
Accredited bachelor’s degree (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology/Biomedical engineering or other related discipline with equivalent knowledge and experience) or Associate degree in sciences with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing/lab environment and relevant laboratory/practical work.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

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

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
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.