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Sr Associate

Thousand Oaks, CA
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:                        
Hard skills
  • Software familiarity (Excel, Chromeleon, EMPOWER or equal) (1-3 year of experience)
  • Lab experience (1-3 years of experience)
  • Troubleshooting experience (1-3 years experience
 soft skills
  • worked in a team environment
  • great written and oral communication skills
Day to Day Responsibilities:
 Perform analytical assays per company procedure. Operate following company's safety and regulatory requirements. Document experimental data and write reports if needed.
Job Summary
  • Perform testing and data review for HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange), Glycan Mapping_HILIC (hydrophilic interaction), CE (capillary electrophoresis), Reduced CE and Non-Reduced CE.
  • Operate high-throughput, robotics sample handling and/or auto-sampler systems to manage samples through purification and testing.
  • Obtain assignment and follow scientific direction of client staff, flag issues and seek guidance appropriately
  • Generate complete accurate and concise documentation and reports using electronic systems and electronic laboratory notebook
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures
  • Interact with multiple functional areas in a highly matrixed-team environment, which may include Manufacturing, Process Development, IS, Facilities, Engineering, and Quality Control.
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient executing analytical test methods in one or more of the following areas:
  • HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, ATOLL purification using TECAN robot and plate reader, CE (capillary electrophoresis), CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange) HILIC (hydrophilic interaction) testing and Glycan Mapping.
  • Familiarity with Chromeleon, EMPOWER, and 32 Karat software is a plus
  • Knowledge with Mass Spectrometry is a plus
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery
  • Strong computer and scientific skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instrumentation related to analytical testing.
  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to address client questions independently with sound scientific judgements on the work they reported to the clients
  • Ability to learn new techniques, multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment with a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate independence and produce quality results under minimal direction
  • Ability to engage coworkers in scientific discussions, communicates data and interpretation to work group
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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