Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
1. Chromatography experience - at least 1 year experience preferred - protein separate
2. Biotech Process Development of Manufacturing experience - downstream purification area (process development, clinical manufacturing, protein purification, cell culture)
3. Large scale processing, buffer prep or media prep experience
** On-site in Thousand Oaks **
Job Description: Under general supervision, supports the execution of harvest and downstream purification process studies using pilot scale equipment including chromatography skids and filtration systems. Routine tasks include equipment preparation, operating chromatography and filtration systems, compounding media and buffer solutions, and sampling. Utilizes scientific principles in execution of experiments and analysis of experimental data. Carries out laboratory tasks per plan and procedure in a team environment. Documents data and process information in accordance to good documentation practices. Performs laboratory safety evaluations. Organizes and stocks laboratory supplies. Executes process/equipment troubleshooting. Performs in-process testing using laboratory analyzers. Basic
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Engineering or Science. Ability to work evening/nights and occasional weekend work. Evening/Night work is scheduled on a fixed duration rotation, subject to change. Lab experience is required, even volunteer as this is an entry level position.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior hands-on experience in pilot-scale or large-scale cell culture or downstream purification process development or manufacturing operation. Experience with automated and computer-controlled biopharmaceutical process equipment. Knowledge of process data compilation and analysis. Demonstrated equipment troubleshooting skills. Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail. Experience of collaboration within and across functional areas and outstanding customer focus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"