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Associate Scientist - Capillary Electrophoresis (JP7302)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Scientist (JP7302)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Pivotal DPT 2
Duration: 3 years
Posting Date: 5/13/20
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
  • Must have CE (capillary electrophoresis), minimum of 1 year.
  • Must have HPLC Laboratory experience (large molecule is ideal).
  • Must have Good documentation/writing skills.
  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree.
Consultant is needed to perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision.  With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.   Responsibilities include:
  • Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.
  • Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary.
  • Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review.
  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions.
  • Communicates data and interpretation to work group.
  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data. Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.
  • Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties.
  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.
  • May train staff and/or supervise others.
  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task. Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments;
Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • CE (capillary electrophoresis), 1+ year.
  • HPLC Laboratory experience (large molecule preferred), 2+ years.
  • Good documentation/writing skills, 2+ years.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Analytical method execution to support characterization studies.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment.
Employee Value Proposition:
Opportunity to get exposure with drug products and get cross trained within different departments. The manager works each CW to their max potential.
Red Flags:
  • Jumpy work history.
  • Lack of good writing skills.
  • No CE experience - not being able to talk through CE experience.
Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview:
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular 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 opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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