201029 - Formulation Scientist
$20 to $29.70 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Formulation Scientist for a contract opportunity in Frederick, MD.

This position is 100% onsite.

Executes on the formulation of reagents and solutions in a fast-paced manufacturing environment following controlled documents and procedures.

Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data within operating parameters.?Actively participate in troubleshooting for specific processes or activities as assigned.

Maintain equipment, product inventory, and related records as assigned.?Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions.?

Identify manufacturing procedures intended to optimize existing processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Advise the team lead/supervisor of factors that may affect quality of the product, initiate problem reports for deviations and non-conforming materials and suggest options and ideas for corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPA).

Aseptic techniques
- Scales and balances
- pH/Conductivity meters
- Mixers and stir plates
- Pipetting
- Spectrophotometer operation (Nanodrop)
- Large scale solution formulation in fixed and mobile tanks
- Fume hood/Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC)
- Snorkel dust collectors
- Good documentation practices (GDP)

Safety awareness and identification of potential safety issues.

Bench work in an ISO Class 8 clean lab environment with specialized equipment.?
Ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement.

Excellent documentation and communication skills.

Lifting up to 40 lbs will be required.?

Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed including weekends.

Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.?

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.?

May intermittently sit at desk/lab bench for a long period of time to perform experiments, write, and use a keyboard to communicate through written means.

Ability to work independently and/or in a group setting.

Works on assignments that are complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.

Experience in ISO 90001, ISO 13485 and/or GMP manufacturing environment.

Displays positive attitude toward job and others.

Good problem-solving skills.

Good knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and experience with cGMP documentation and Microsoft applications is preferred.

Accredited Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or other related discipline and 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory OR 6+ years of experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical GMP environment.

2nd Shift

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

Rebecca Diaz-Llera
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

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.