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Production Chemist I Peptide Synthesis, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
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**Production Chemist - Peptide Synthesis, San Diego, CA**



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



**Essential Duties & Responsibilities:**




+ Synthesize peptides (Boc & Fmoc Chemistry).

+ HF or TFA cleavage of peptides from resin.

+ Analyze crude peptides by HPLC and interpret generated MS data.

+ 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.

+ 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.



**Other Job Duties:**

Document all laboratory work in assigned note books and manufacturing documents per the GMPs as established by company.

Perform other duties as assigned.



**Special Material and Equipment Used:**




+ Laboratory Equipment

+ PH Meter

+ HPLC - Analytical

+ HF Apparatus

+ Ten Key Adding Machine

+ HPLC - Preparative Scales/Balance

+ Rotary Evaporator

+ Mass Spectrometer

+ Lyophilizer

+ Hand Tools

+ Computer

+ Copier



**Job Requirements:**




+ Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent experience.

+ Minimum 1-3 years experience in HPLC, chromatographic purification preferably in an industry setting

+ Prior experience with method development & validation, and/or GMP regulated industry is a plus

+ Ability to work within the company 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.



**Working Conditions:**

Work areas are inside, in a climate-controlled environment with moderate to high background noise and minimal natural lighting. Position involves exposure to hazardous materials, fumes, odors, and dust.



**Physical Activities Required:**




+ Sitting/Standing/Walking: Approximately 80% of time is spent standing or moving around laboratory work areas. Balance of time (approximately 20%} is spent seated while working at a desk.

+ Speaking/Hearing: Clear diction and acute hearing are necessary for effective communication with co-workers.

+ Vision: Corrected vision close to 20/20 is necessary to effectively administer purification process (i.e., measurements, observations, etc.}.

+ Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling: The ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50} pounds is necessary for transporting bottles, lab equipment, and solvent containers.

+ Stooping/Kneeling: The ability to stoop and kneel is necessary for accessing equipment from low shelves and containers.

+ Reaching/Handling: Good manual dexterity is necessary for handling lab equipment and performing essential functions.



**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! For More Info, Call 858.207.6311.**






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



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


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




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-12-07

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