190777 - Scientist III
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
West Hills
Up to $33.75 DOE
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III in West Hills, Ca

Working within the Biochemistry group on new product feasibility, development, data analysis, internal and regulatory (i.e. FDA) verification & validation, technology transfer, training, troubleshooting, and improving the existing antibody detection related products, reagents, and processes.

What will you do?
" Working with other scientists on assay development (solid phase bead platform, Luminex based assays, and point of care/lateral flow assays)
" Identifying and testing the variables of an experiment
" Writing test plans, executing testing, formatting data, and writing reports
" Setting up and working with the Luminex, flow cytometer, and other related instruments
" Troubleshooting problematic reagents and procedures
" Using process improvement tools to write, modify and improve existing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
" Documenting and collaborating on newly developed protocols and procedures
" Analyzing data using internal software (Panda, HLA fusion), Microsoft Excel, macros and other related software
" Presenting data using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
" Updating inventory, maintaining equipment, and documentation

How will you get here?

" Bachelor's degree in the Biology, Biochemistry or Immunology Sciences

" 3 years of post-graduate or equivalent independent research/industry experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
" Knowledge and ability to perform pipetting, molarity calculations, dilution calculations, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
" Must have a positive attitude, good communication skills, reliability, problem-solving skills, integrity and be organized
" Ability to work independently, in a group setting, and with direct supervision
" Must be able to see the big picture and create direction for projects with a given goal
" Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time in the lab or in front of a computer (50% at the bench; 50% at a computer)
" This position must be able to interact professionally and collaboratively with members of other departments including the research staff, Quality Assurance (QA), Regulatory Affairs (RA), Quality Control (QC), manufacturing, shipping, ordering, Project Management Office (PMO), and all others

Preferred Qualifications
" Master's degree
" Experience in organ transplantation, biotechnology, biomarker detection, immunology, molecular biology or related, fields/industries

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

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

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.