208659 - Scientist II
CA-Bay Area
Up to $35.00 DOE
6 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II for a contract opportunity in Carlsbad, CA.

o Helps in design and conducts experiments for the development activities.
o Generate and assists in analyzing data, prepare experiments/data for presentation, and prepare and modify documents (development plans, batch records, SOPs, protocols, summary reports), including deviation and/or investigational reports.
o Maintain laboratories and production rooms according to the companies' high compliance standards including review of completed records, equipment logbooks and maintenance records.
o Implement various efficiency improvements for processes and equipment. Provide expertise for equipment and processes within functional responsibility and assist in the equipment/process transfer to cGMP Manufacturing.
o Supports technical investigations of production runs, resolve root cause and provide solutions to various issues in process development. Document investigation and solutions in investigation reports.
o Helps to prepare status and development/production reports, participate in daily and/or weekly team meetings, and communicate issues and progress to site and PD leadership. Coordinate and report production outcomes for Process Development production activities, to ensure that process and project objectives are achieved in a timely manner.
o Participate in the development and/or optimization and implementation of new processes in the PD laboratory. Write and/or revise PDPRs, SOPs and RMS, as needed.
o Maintain accurate record of materials used for experiments and bank productions.
o Source cGMP compatible raw materials for processes.
o Aid in the sourcing, purchase, installation, startup and calibration and maintenance of Process Development equipment.
o Work in collaboration with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Manufacturing, MST, Supply Chain, Facilities and Project Management to achieve the departmental goals and objectives.

o Upstream production (fermentation) or Downstream purification experience.
o If Downstream, necessary experience includes: experience and knowledge of biological separation processes including filtration (such as UFDF, NF, VRF), chromatography (such as affinity, IEX, SEC, HIC), and ultracentrifugation. Preferred experience: purification process development of plasmids.
o If Upstream, required experience includes: knowledge of aseptic procedures, maintaining production cultures, cell banking, media formulation, and harvest techniques. Preferred experience includes: transfection and production of plasmids.

o Accredited Bachelors in Life Sciences, Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology or related field with 3+ years of proven industry experience
o Accredited Masters with 1+ years industry experience; or Ph.D, with industry experience preferred

Full-Time; 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.