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Scientist I - Carlsbad CA

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

When youre part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, youll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and youll be supported in achieving your career goals.

You will work in a team-based environment to perform all tasks related to the production and qualification of E. coli / Pichia cell paste for use in downstream protein/nucleic acid purification. Use large scale fermentation equipment, including but not limited to, SIP bioreactors, CIP skid and continuous flow centrifuge.

**Job Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Responsible for manufacturing 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 manufacture products.

+ Will be required to set-up, operate and clean/sterilize large scale bioreactors and cell harvesting equipment on a daily basis.

+ Will perform cell paste qualification through use of small-scale protein/nucleic acid purification techniques. Will also utilize restriction digest, DNA sequence analysis and gel electrophoresis.

+ Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents.

+ Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters. Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product. Suggest options/ideas for corrective actions.

+ Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions. Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices.

+ Identify potential issues in the production process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting.

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

+ Safety:

+ Complying with all company safety regulations and procedures and report non-compliance.

+ Serving as an effective safety steward by ensuring accurate reporting of near misses and attending safety trainings.

+ Knowledgeable of MSDS for relevant products.

+ Operating a safe work environment through continuous safety awareness and full compliance to all EH&S programs and activities.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelors degree (BS) in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline.

+ Minimum of 1 year experience in the application of cellular or micro biology laboratory techniques in a manufacturing or research laboratory.

+ Demonstrated proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required. Experience in the use of basic laboratory techniques, including buffer preparation, protein and nucleic acid gel electrophoresis, cloning with bacterial transformation, aseptic technique and DNA sequencing analysis is desired.

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**

+ Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities.

+ Displays positive attitude toward job and others.

+ Follows and provides direction accurately and efficiently.

+ Excellent documentation and communication skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement required.

+ Good problem-solving skills necessary.

+ Working knowledge of manufacturing related computer software preferred.

+ Intermediate Excel skills.

**Working Conditions**

+ Works in both a lab environment and manufacturing facility with specialized equipment.

+ Employees may be required to operate automated and semi-automated equipment.

+ Lifting up to 35 lbs will be required on a frequent basis.

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

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

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

+ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**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
Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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