201774 - Scientist I
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
West Hills
$24 to $26.00 DOE
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for a contract opportunity in West Hills, CA.

This position is 100% onsite.

o Follow written SOPs and batch records and revise as needed.
o Perform manufacturing/ production tasks as scheduled
o Handle and work with biological and chemical reagents
o Work with laboratory equipment including but not limited to: UV Spectrophotometer, Thermal Cycler, qPCR, robotic systems, centrifuges, multichannel pipettes
o Work in a clean room laboratory environment with adherence to CGMP guidelines
o Create experimental tasks, run tests, and complete data analysis using various software
o Collect, organize data, and document in batch records
o Train and assist colleagues on production tasks and procedures
o Initiate reports and perform investigations related to production non-conformances
o Solve production process/ equipment problems and implement solutions
o Follow all safety requirements and escalate issues and concerns
o Other duties as assigned

o Ability to write basic SOPs and other common production documents
o Ability to perform laboratory calculations
o Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
o Able to work critical and shifting timelines while demonstrating a 'can do' attitude
o Ability to work overtime and nonstandard work schedules as required to meet production schedule
o Frequently work at laboratory workstation, operating equipment, low temperature freezers, and computer workstations
o Some lifting of objects including laboratory instrumentation of 35 pounds
o May handle sharps such as needles and biologic substances of human and animal origin
o Working conditions/physical requirements may change as required

Accredited combination of education and experience that confer the needed manufacturing, scientific, and laboratory technical skills will be consider such as:
o High School Diploma/ GED and four (4) years of related laboratory experience and 2 years college course work in Biotechnology, Sciences, or other technical field
o Bachelors of Science degree in biology, chemistry or similar


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

Patrick Costello
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

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.