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Scientist II - Protein Purification, Carlsbad, CA

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Job Title Scientist II - Protein Purification, Carlsbad, CA

Jobid US15TPCG_BH1437092

Location: Carlsbad, CA, 92008, USA

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**Scientist II - Protein Purification, Carlsbad, CA**

**Position Summary:** Work in a team based environment to perform all tasks related to the production of purified proteins for use in research and commercial products for use in the life sciences industry. Complete all production in compliance with site Quality Management System and ISO 9001.

**Position Type:** Contract position for 1 year with potential for full time hire.

**Pay Rate:** Open depending on experience.

**Key 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 perform column purification/ chromatography, buffer preparation, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques.
+ 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.
+ Write technical documents which may include standard operating procedures and batch records.
+ May lead process improvement projects or product transfer projects.
+ May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
**Job Requirements:**

+ Must have a Bachelor's degree (BS) in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline.
+ Masters degree (MS) is a plus.
+ Requires a minimum of 4 years relevant protein purification experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment 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, column purification/ chromatography, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques are beneficial.
+ Proficient with GE AKTA FPLC protein chromatography equipment and Unicorn software, or equivalent FPLC platform.
+ Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: affinity, ion-exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic interaction.
+ 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 and daily work in +4C Cold Room.
+ Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.
+ Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.
**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ 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.
**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call 858.207.6311**

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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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