Associate Lab Support Technician (JP4783)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
Job Title: Associate Lab Support Technician (JP4783)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 3 years
Business Unit: Pilot Plants
‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for an Associate Lab Support Technician for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Job Summary:
Under general supervision, a Lab Support Associate prepares cell culture and fermentation media, purification buffers and analytical reagents. Responsible for the preparation, sterilization and dispensing of cell culture and fermentation media, purification buffers and analytical reagents, documentation and other duties involved in the operation of process development laboratories. Compiles batch records of prepared media, buffers and reagents in electronic laboratory notebooks, maintains laboratory equipment, laboratory notebooks and monitors supplies. General knowledge of laboratory procedures especially aseptic technique is required. A degree in life sciences with coursework focused on fermentation, purification, cell culture or microbiology is preferred. 

Preferred education background from reputable schools. (UCLA, Cal State, UCSB, CLU, Northridge, USC, CalTech) 

Targeting 0-3 years of experience for this role.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
Quality (High attention to detail)
Science/Engineering background
Solid team player
Good communication skills

Day-To-Day Responsibilities: This person would be sampling various bio-reactors. Running samples on analytical equipment. ,. Data analysis of bioreactor performance. Setting up various cell culture equipment. Bio-reactor set up.
Why this position is open: Backfill's to support additional workload. Adding GMP into facility, looking to staff up for this requirement.
Employee Value Proposition: This role has the potential to turn into a full time role. Get exposure to lots of science, engineering and processing that goes on at Amgen. Stable environment at Amgen with a good value system
Red Flags: lack of detail in answers poor communication skills non-technical (not able to articulate past experience)
Interview Process: Phone screen interview to in person interview.

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