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Scientist I

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
**Scientist I Carlsbad, CA**

_Full-time, Contract position_

_Potential to go perm for the right candidate_

_Night Shift 8:00 PM 4:30 AM (M-F)_


This position will work in the cGMP compliant QC Microbiology Laboratory supporting manufacture of biological products. Responsibilities include performing and providing support for functional aspects of the facility such as environmental monitoring (EM), microbiological testing (bioburden, bacterial endotoxin testing, growth promotion, biological indicators, stock cultures), media fills, water testing and validation support.

**How will you make an impact?**

The incumbent will be expected to write and technically interpret controlled documents and reports, and review data produced by self and initiate investigations. Will interact with other departments to ensure that environmental monitoring scheduling and sample flow, are correctly maintained.

Will interact with other departments to ensure that sample flow, supply chain, and equipment disposition are correctly maintained. Will assist with qualifications (equipment, media, clean room, etc..). Will assist with Test Record and SOP revisions. Will assist in writing reports.

**What will you do?**

+ Perform environmental monitoring of a biological production facility according to written procedures, while fully gowned, including operational monitoring and personnel monitoring during aseptic processing and filling.

+ Oversee aliquoting/sterile filling operations and ensure acceptable aseptic techniques are employed on the floor.

+ Qualify and perform microbiological testing such as bioburden, bacterial endotoxin and biological indicator testing

+ Draft SOPs, Test Records, Qualification Protocols, OOS Environmental Investigations and Summary reports and any supporting documents (Reagent Preparations, Equipment SOPs etc)

+ Review data EM data, analyze and summarize data with guidance.

+ Order laboratory supplies and maintain required inventory according to SOPs

+ Perform laboratory and equipment cleaning and preventive maintenance and calibration

+ Read and report microbiological test results

+ Perform Gram stains and arrange shipments of samples to contract labs for identification

+ Maintains and ensures safe laboratory practices. Also drafts and reviews Job Hazard Analysis for assays.

+ Other assigned duties could include sample logging and assisting with shipment preparations

**How will you get here?**


+ A Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or Chemical/Biological Engineering.

+ LIMS experience preferred


+ A minimum of one year of work experience within the biological and/or pharmaceutical industry is preferred. A graduate degree and appropriate hands-on college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for required experience

+ Laboratory documentation, reports, and correspondence

+ Hands on experience with aseptic technique, light microscopy, bioburden testing, bacterial endotoxin testing and general microbiological techniques.

+ Familiarity with microbial taxonomy and identification.


**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: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-08-25

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