Associate Scientist (JP4728)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 09-14-2018
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP4728)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Material Attributes & Technology
Duration:  3 years
 
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for an Associate Scientist with 1 – 3 years’ experience working with laboratory equipment, HPLC, UV/VIS spectrometry, pipetting and solid phase extraction and liquid-liquid extraction (preferred) for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Job Description:
Plans, conducts experiments, records and organizes data, analyzes and reports results in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities include:
  • Follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data of routine testing.
  • Performs method verification and qualification with moderate supervision.
  • Develops and implements new methods with supervision.
  • Routinely contribute to internal reports, presentations, regulatory documents.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.
  • May train staff.
  • Coordinates requests and organizes resources needed to support several families of methods.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.
 
Top Must-Have Skills:
  • Pipetting skills.
  • Good manual dexterity in fine and gross motor manipulations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • High energy.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Upon training, able to effectively trouble-shoot equipment and experimental difficulties.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment with experience in HPLC, UV/VIS Spectrometry, solid phase extraction and liquid-liquid extraction.
  • Pipetting (good manual dexterity in fine and gross motor manipulations).
  • Attention to detail, able to juggle multiple methods and priorities.
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Plans, conducts experiments, records and organizes data, analyzes and reports results in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.
  • Performs method verification and qualification with moderate supervision.
  • Coordinates requests and organizes resources needed to support several families of methods.
 
Why This Position Is Open:
Need additional support for team.
 
Employee Value Proposition:
Learning opportunity for different lab techniques and training.
 
Red Flags:
This position will support methods that require time to train, we would prefer not to invest training on someone who moves from job to job a lot.
 
Interview process:
Phone interview followed by in-person.
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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