- 196153 - Lab Tech - R & D
- $21 to $24.00 DOE
- 12 mos
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a Lab Tech - R & D for an opening in Alachua, FL.
The Technician is responsible, with guidance from Principal Investigators or other senior lab personnel, for executing records in the Science and Technology Team (STT) laboratory in Alachua, FL. The primary function of the STT is to develop novel manufacturing and analytical platforms and technologies for use in cell and viral vector manufacturing.
The Technician will apply their technical skills to complete their tasks/assignments in the STT Laboratories to assist in meeting the goals of the STT group. Duties include executing and reviewing records, preparing buffers, reagents, and tubing assemblies, cell passaging, cleaning the lab. The incumbent is expected to maintain high standards for the work they perform.
50% Maintains laboratory organization and cleanliness.
Executes routine lab preparations for the production, purification, and testing of viral vectors. These preparations include, but not limited to, buffers, reagents, and tubing assemblies. Assist in executing, recording, and organizing experiments under the guidance from senior lab personnel and/or Principal Investigators. 35% Maintaining proper records according to GDP guidelines to support regulatory filings and protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant Thermo Fisher required standards. 15% Miscellaneous
Ability to perform algebra and understand chemical and biological hazards is critical. Performs duties independently with direction given by Principal Investigators or senior lab personnel. Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standard procedures. Complies with all company safety, training, quality regulations and procedures. Able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. Exercises practical judgment within broadly defined practices. Excellent organizational and time management skills, including near and intermediate planning and clear thoughtful written and verbal communication. Skills in Microsoft based programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to communicate/work in a dynamic environment. Ability to multi-task. Knowledge of cGDPs preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; repetitive use of fingers/hand to pipet. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. This position requires use of face mask, and eye protection, and other PPE. Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
Accredited High School Diploma/GED with classes in biology, chemistry and mathematics.
Accredited Associates degree and lab experience in chemistry or biology preferred.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Requires availability to work early in the morning, in the evenings, holidays, weekends and overtime when required to meet timelines. These hours would be mandatory.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
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.