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QC Scientist I

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Kelly has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary position with a client that is seeking a **QC Scientist I in Carlsbad, CA. If interested/available, please reach out to Bryan Heffley directly at**

PAY: $24-26.25/hr W2

DURATION: 12 months

LOCATION: On-site Carlsbad, CA

SCHEDULE: Mon Fri 1 st Shift

**Job Description:**

You will work in a team-based environment to perform Quality Control assays/experiments on molecular biology reagents (bulks, components, finished goods) for global use in research and commercial products in the life sciences industry.


Responsible for qualifying product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to qualify products.

Will perform various assays which may include the following: PCR, qPCR, HPLC, small/medium nucleic acid purification, Polyacrylamide and Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Cloning and Transformation.

Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data within operating parameters. Actively participate in troubleshooting for specific processes or activities as assigned.

Follow controlled protocols and complete according to good documentation practices.

Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions.

Identify and implement manufacturing procedures intended to optimize existing processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Advise the team lead/manager of factors that may affect quality of the product, initiate problem reports for deviations and non-conforming materials, and suggest options and ideas for corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPA).

Research new methods and present recommendations to the team, including development of and revision of standard operating procedures.


+ High School diploma and 4+ years experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory

+ Associates Degree in a scientific discipline and 2+ years experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory

+ Bachelors degree in scientific discipline and 0-2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory


Introductory Experience in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials:

Aseptic techniques

Spectrophotometer operation (Nanodrop)

End-Point and Quantitative (real-time) PCR, and Reverse Transcriptase PCR

Cloning and Transformations

Small/Medium Scale Nucleic Acid Purification

Polyacrylamide and Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

Bench work both in a lab environment with specialized equipment.

Ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement.

Excellent documentation and communication skills.

Lifting up to 20 lbs may be required on occasion.

Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

Must be able to work safely with chemicals and/or hazardous materials. This may include working with small amounts of blood and/or radioactive isotope. Extensive training will be provided.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

May intermittently sit at desk/lab bench for a long period of time to perform experiments, write, and use a keyboard to communicate through written means.

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities** :

Is energized working in a fast-paced environment

Organized, deadline oriented, and adapts to changing priorities

Consistent, dependable, and accurate in carrying out responsibilities

Displays positive attitude toward job and others

Results oriented and data driven

Greets challenge and change as opportunity

Demonstrates intensity, innovation, involvement, and integrity

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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