Scientist I

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Fremont, CA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Sector
Science
Job DescriptionEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with Tech Transfer team and/or R&D to ensure smooth, efficient, and successful execution of new bioassay process transfer to Cell Services
  • Responsible for scale-up new bioassay from cell lines
  • Culture, expansion and freeze down of clonal, assay ready, MCB, WCB, custom order, and bioassay cells following detailed SOPs
  • May help troubleshooting issue related to product and scale up performance
  • Preform equipment Installation Qualification (IQ)/ Operational Qualification (OQ)/ Performance Qualification (PQ) reports and activities
  • Prepare reagents and cell culture media using aseptic technique
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, reagent inventories, and laboratory notebooks
  • Revise or generate new SOPs as needed
  • Organization and maintenance of frozen cell stock libraries
  • Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings.
  • Supporting team members to group projects.
  • Continue to help with Lean implementation
  • Other duties as required and assigned
Qualifications
  • B.S or Masters in a relevant life sciences with at least 2 year of industrial experience which includes expertise in culturing various cell lines.
  • Hands on experience with cell culture and aseptic technique is required.
  • Must be able to utilize basic math and chemistry concepts for preparing solutions and cell suspensions.
  • A solid understanding of basic biochemistry and cell biology is required.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team and independently
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.
  • Must able to follow SOPs, make careful observation, and to keep clear and complete records of work.
  • Experience in culturing mammalian cells is required
  • Knowledge of using Excel, PowerPoint or other programs for laboratory sample and reagent management is a plus
  • Experience in cryopreservation of mammalian cells is required
  • GMP experience is a plus
Additional InformationCandidates currently living within a commutable distance of Fremont, CA are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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