Senior Scientist: Cell Banking

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Lancaster, CA
Closing date
Jan 22, 2022

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Sector
Science, Life Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Applies the highest quality standard in all areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Demonstrates strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Proactively plans and multitasks to maximize productivity
  • Meets all quality and productivity metrics and demonstrates strong teamwork and collaboration
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs laboratory operations with good dexterity, good laboratory technique, and high degree of accuracy and precision
  • Perform/review preparations of reagents, samples, and standards according to procedures.
  • Perform/review routine, non-routine and complex analyses; instrumental analyses; including calibration and troubleshooting/repair of instruments independently
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask
  • Perform work independently
  • Expand technical expertise into multiple areas
  • Assist in diagnosing problems; solve simple problems, and suggest solutions to complex problems in professional area
  • Guide and mentor junior staff to successfully complete projects and grow technical knowledge
  • Provide coverage for management when needed
  • Document testing, observations, deviations, and results clearly and completely, and in compliance with regulatory requirements - striving to minimize errors
  • Understand and perform calculations as required by test methods ? Understand and utilize computers for information access, calculations, and report preparation
  • Read and understand analytical procedures (compendial and client supplied) and internal SOP's
  • Support onboarding of new instrumentation including performing/reviewing IQ/OQ/PQ data or qualifications
  • Provide consultation for clients
  • Demonstrate technical writing skills and complete investigations independently
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities including;
  • Effective communication
  • Follow through on assignments
  • Process/review data, generate/review reports, and evaluate data
  • Suggest and implement lab improvements or modify existing processes to maximze quality and productivity; support and drive LEAN initiatives
  • Identify or support speaking or publishing opportunities and assist with driving to publication or presentation (either internally or externally)
  • Commitment to occasional overtime as workload requires
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related degree concentration and a minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience, masters degree with a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience, or a Ph.D with no laboratory experience.
  • Experience with cell culture, cell banking, mammalian cells, aseptic techniue, and working in a clean room environment perferred.
Additional Information
  • 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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