196754 - Scientist II, Manufacturing
CA-Southern California - San Diego
$32 to $35.00 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II, Manufacturing for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

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.

Responsible for manufacturing and qualification of product(s) in a BSL2 lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products. Will perform media and solution preparation, maintain cell lines, small scale shake flask production, large scale bioreactor production, cell harvest, and conduct cellular based assays while utilizing aseptic techniques. Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports (as required) and work order documents. Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters. Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions. Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices. Identify potential issues in a process; report findings to team management and participate in troubleshooting and resolution process. Assist with modifying technical documents which include standard operating procedures and manufacturing batch records. Participate in process improvement projects to reduce process scrap or improve productivity.

A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory is required. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic laboratory equipment including microscopes, shakers/incubators, centrifuges, scales/balances, spectrophotometers, pipettes, pH and conductivity meters. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic laboratory and cell culture techniques, including media and solution preparation, cell expansion, transfection, maintaining cell lines, and cellular assays. Experience with mammalian and insect cell lines is preferred. Familiarity with GE Wave bioreactor operation (or equivalent) and harvest methods is preferred. Working knowledge of manufacturing related computer software is preferred. Intermediate Excel 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. Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement. Greets challenge and change as opportunity. Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo Proactive approach that anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions. Excellent documentation and communication skills. Regularly required to lift up to 20 pounds. May be required to lift weight of 45 pounds or more, with assistance and/or with equipment on occasion.. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

Must have an accredited bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. Master’s degree is a plus.

Mon-Fri First Shift

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.