18 days old

Manufacturing Lead

Kelly Services
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Kelly is hiring a **Manufacturing Lead** for one of our biotech clients in **Palo Alto, CA.**

+ pay:$36-40/hr

+ Shift days/hours? M-F 8:00 5:00

+ 12 month contract to start

**Essential Functions**

+ Manufacture Oligonucleotides for use in the biotech industry by following established protocols and SOPs/WINs.

+ Operate semi-automated and automated basic lab equipment used in the Custom Formulations lab.

+ Regularly evaluate test results, either fail the product or allow it to continue through the production cycle.

+ Understand scientific principles in order to problem solve, troubleshoot test results, evaluate alternative choices and help exercise judgment in selecting the best solution.

+ Help provide decision options and corresponding logic/data behind the decisions.

+ Proactively identifies production problems.

+ Provides feedback and contributes ideas and suggestions to improve lab techniques, protocols, processes, special handling of the product and equipment.

+ Balance multiple tasks.

+ Demonstrate knowledge in the use of basic lab techniques and basic computer knowledge.

+ Demonstrate the ability to meet standards as defined by the manufacturing process.

+ Thoroughly and accurately complete documentation (completes BR, get necessary verifications, document problems, bring deviations to the attention of the Leads/Supervisors).

+ Continuously strive to improve output goals.

+ Demonstrate good time management resulting in efficiency.

+ Support cost improvement initiatives by reducing failures, improving capacity and using supplies wisely.

+ Reduce work in process, queues and cycle times. Inform management about problems/questions; be prepared to discuss problems/questions clearly. Work in a safe manner. Work with team members to overcome obstacles.

+ Collaborate, support and consult with other team members as necessary.

+ Give and receive constructive feedback.

+ Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team environment.

+ May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

+ Works in a team based laboratory environment.

+ Is required to lift up to 20 lbs.

+ May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.

+ Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

+ Must be able to work outside of regular work hours.

+ The above position will require you to work a flexible shift pattern.

***Minimum Qualifications (must have)**

+ College graduate with a science background or equivalent

+ 2 years lab experience in a fast-paced Biotech manufacturing environment

+ Ability to work in a fast paced environment and willingness to cross-train in multiple areas within the manufacturing work cells.

+ 2 year of Manufacturing or Lab experience required (may be obtained through work or school).

+ Strong computer skills including familiarity with relevant software (Excel and Word) are required.

***Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)**

+ Experience in operating automated equipment, robotics, data entry.

+ Must be customer focused, able to work under pressure with team or on his/her own.

+ Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-04

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