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Scientist I - Drug Discovery

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Scientist I** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Carlsbad** **.**

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.

Job Title: **Scientist I - Drug Discovery**

**Pay Rate: $25 per hour**

You will work in a team based environment to manufacture and perform quality control assays/experiments on Drug Discovery Reagents (Kinases, Assay Components, and Finished Goods) for use in research and commercial scientific products for the life sciences industry. Manufacturing and QC processes are performed following controlled protocols and data is recorded on batch records following good documentation practices.

**What will you do?**

The successful candidate demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a can do attitude. They lead by example and hold themselves and others accountable, while maintaining productive and professional relationships within the team. The primary responsibilities are as follows:

+ Responsible for manufacturing and qualification of 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 perform buffer preparation, column purification/ chromatography, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques.

+ Will perform radioactive assays and analysis, TR-FRET assays, fluorescence based assays, and protein concentration assays.

+ Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports (as required) 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.

+ 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 a process; report findings to team management and participate in troubleshooting and resolution process.

+ Assist with modifying technical documents which include standard operating procedures and manufacturing batch records.

+ Participate in process improvement projects to reduce process scrap or improve productivity.

**How will you get here?**

Must have a bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline.

A minimum of 1 year relevant experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory is highly preferred. (Protein purification experience, especially with AKTA, is a plus)

Experience using basic laboratory equipment including, centrifuges, scales/balances, spectrophotometers, pipettes, pH and conductivity meters.

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic scientific laboratory techniques, including Buffer Preparation, Gel Electrophoresis, Western Blotting, Determination of Protein and Nucleic Acid Concentration

Theoretical understanding of protein chemistry, chromatography methodology and techniques, including basic protein/resin interactions.

Working knowledge of manufacturing related computer software (preferred)

Intermediate Excel skills

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**

Strong collaborative skills and the ability to influence others without authority

Is energized working in a fast-paced environment

Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities

Displays positive attitude toward job and others

Results oriented and data driven

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

Greets challenge and change as opportunity

Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo

Proactive approach that anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions

Excellent documentation and communication skills

Regularly required to lift up to 20 pounds. May be required to lift weight of 45 pounds or more, with assistance and/or with equipment on occasion.

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.

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**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**

**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

**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: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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