211217 - Manufacturing Scientist II
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Up to $32.00 DOE
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Manufacturing Scientist II for a contract opportunity in Carlsbad, CA.

The Conjugation Scientist II will be an integral member of the 2nd Shift team, responsible for the production of fluorescent labeled bioconjugates.

You will perform hands-on manufacturing tasks and work in accordance with production schedules. Must possess good mathematical skills and provide accurate data documentation. Must be well-organized and able to adapt and be flexible to a fast-paced manufacturing environment. In a timely and efficient manner, this person can work independently to produce a quality product as well as work well as part of a team to implement ideas for continuous improvement.

Specific responsibilities include:
o Conjugation of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.
o Perform accurate and aseptic lab techniques, good documentation practices, and good manufacturing practices.
o Use of general lab equipment (centrifuges, spectrophotometers, pipettes, etc.).
o Performing ion exchange chromatography, buffer and reagent preparation, FPLC (AKTA), HPLC, plate reader, etc.
o Assist in the transfer of new products, processes and protocols from R&D to Manufacturing; ensure that proper training is given to respective individuals; confirm that protocols are clear and accurate.
o Initiate and own Problem Reports for planned and unplanned deviations and failures.
o Accurately document and complete all manufacturing batch records independently.
o Open change orders to create and revise documentation related to the department.
o Quickly navigate through laboratory database systems independently.
o Follow verbal and written instructions.
o Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
o Follow all departmental SOPs, guidelines, and procedures.
o Call out issues timely and effectively.
o Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite products with emphasis on Excel, Outlook and Word

Strong knowledge and experience with size exclusion chromatography and FPLCs and well as strong understanding of GLP and GMP processes and documentation.

Excellent communication (written and oral) skills, and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment. Highly motivated and dedicated individual who is well organized, meticulous with strong social skills and the ability to multitask.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. Occasional use of a stepstool is required to reach for objects. Close vision is required. While performing duties of this position, employee will occasionally work with fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Regularly required to lift up to 20 pounds. May be asked to lift weight of 45 pounds or more with assistance and/or with equipment on occasion.

Accredited Bachelor's degree in a biological science and 2+ years' experience in the application of cellular or microbiology laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or R&D laboratory (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

Full-Time - 2nd Shift
Role will require training on 1st shift for 30 days before transition to 2nd 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.