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2nd shift Production Chemist, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services

San Diego, CA
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Job Title 2nd shift Production Chemist, San Diego, CA

Jobid US15TPAF_BH1411496

Location: San Diego, CA, 92108, USA

Description **Live Chat with a Recruiter!!** ****

**Production Chemist, San Diego, CA**

Kelly Scientific Resources, a division of Kelly Services, has an exciting opportunity for a Production Chemist to work with an industry-leading biotech manufacturing company located in San Diego, CA.

**Overview:** Manufacture peptides according to the GMPs and safety procedures.

**Essential Duties and Responsiblities:**

+ Synthesize peptides (Boc Fmos Chemistry) - solid-phase synthesis.
+ HF or TFA cleavage of peptides from resin.
+ Make necessary purification buffers.
+ Purify peptides using directed protocols.
+ Exchange peptides to the appropriate salt.
+ Weigh out the products and packing.
+ Operate within the GMP guidelines as established.
+ Remove all waste from production area.
+ Ensure that all waste containers are properly labeled.
+ Adhere to company policies and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.
+ Troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipment.
+ Represent company with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
+ Completing SOP, MD, production plan, variances and deviations with minimum assistance.
+ Document all laboratory work in assigned note books and manufacturing documents per the GMPs
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
**Specific Equipment Used:**

+ PH Meter, HF Apparatus, Scales/Balance, Rotary Evaporator, Mass Spectrometer, Lyophilizer, Hand Tools
+ Corrected vision close to 20/20 is necessary to effectively administer purification process (i.e., measurements, observations, etc.)
+ The ability to lift and carry up to fifty 50 pounds is necessary for transporting bottles, lab equipment, and solvent containers.
**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent experience.
+ 6 mos.- two (2) years experience in a GMP production environment performing synthesis and cleavage of peptides / oligonucleotides.
+ Prior experience with organic synthesis, and/or GMP regulated industry is a plus.
+ Ability to work within the company's established safety guidelines.
+ Good written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing or in person.
+ Accurate typing/keyboarding skills; solid computer skills, including the use of word processing and spreadsheet software applications.
+ Knowledge of laboratory techniques and basics of peptide chemistry.
+ Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time-management, problem prevention, and problem-solving skills.
+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to motivate self.
+ Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail.
+ Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ Ability to document work neatly and orderly.
+ Possess a work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality, and accuracy.
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**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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