196048 - Formulation Technician II
CA-Central California
Up to $24.20 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Formulation Technician II for an opening in Pleasanton, CA.

Working in a team of media process technicians, media process technician I will manufacture dehydrated and liquid cell culture media. Formulation technician 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, process technology, 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 culture media 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, turbidmeter and pH meters.Ensure that tasks are performed in a safe and responsible manner to create an injury free and incident free workplaceRequired to follow through on assigned responsibilities and able to function under 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.

Minimum of 6 months experience in a high-paced laboratory environment or manufacturing facility.Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant work experience maybe considered.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 and ability to disassemble and reassemble various equipment.Good communication skills and ability to work both individually and as part of a team.Flexibility with departmental work schedules including overtime.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.Statistical analysis using mathematical spreadsheets such as Excel or Minitab is highly desired.Must be able to lift or move approximately 40lbs.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

Swing Shift - Tuesday-Friday, 10 hours work days

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

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.