194545 - Scientist I, Formulation
CA-Southern California - San Diego
$20 to $29.70 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I, Formulation for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

The Manufacturing Scientist I for Tissue Culture will be responsible for the production of monoclonal antibody production by use of Tissue Culture methods. These methods may include roller bottle production and bioreactor/wave bag production. This individual will function as an integral member of the Antibody Manufacturing team.

The successful candidate demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude. They lead by example and hold themselves and others accountable, while maintaining productive and professional relationships within the team. The primary responsibilities are as follows: Follow all department policies and procedures. Prepare and initiate all prep work and documents for assigned work orders independently. Complete assigned work orders in a timely manner. Culture cell lines through roller bottle and wave production. Thaw and maintain cells independently. Freeze cells as necessary and log into cell bank accurately. Input data into Filemaker database. Revise/Create documents (SOPs, batch records) as necessary. Initiate problem reports and assist with investigations. Attend daily tier meetings and escalate issues timely and effectively. Maintain lab supplies inventory and re-order as necessary. Perform inventory transactions as necessary. Prepare tissue culture media as necessary.

The Manufacturing Scientist I ideally will have experience in a variety of areas to support the business objectives: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products with emphasis on Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Strong laboratory mathematical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Team player (demonstrated experience working in support of a successful project team). Good interpersonal skills. Works well in a metrics-focused environment. Well organized and detail oriented. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong collaborative skills and the ability to influence others without authority. Is energized working in a fast-paced environment. Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities. Displays positive attitude toward job and others. Results oriented and data driven. Greets challenge and change as opportunity. Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo. Has strong project management skills. Proactive approach that anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. Occasional use of a step-stool is required to reach for objects. Close vision is required. While performing duties of this position, employee will occasionally work with fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Required to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field preferred; 0-3 years of experience in a lab environment, preferably in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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

Kristie Hardage
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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.