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Senior Associate (JP7338)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Senior Associate (JP7338)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: LMRT and RA
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 6/1/20
 
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Senior Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
 
Job Description:
  • Perform testing and data review for HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange), Glycan Mapping_HILIC (hydrophilic interaction), CE (capillary electrophoresis), Reduced CE and Non-Reduced CE.
  • Operate high-throughput, robotics sample handling and/or auto-sampler systems to manage samples through purification and testing.
  • Obtain assignment and follow scientific direction of client staff, flag issues and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Generate complete accurate and concise documentation and reports using electronic systems and electronic laboratory notebook.
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities.
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures.
  • Interact with multiple functional areas in a highly matrixed-team environment, which may include Manufacturing, Process Development, IS, Facilities, Engineering, and Quality Control.
 
Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload on the team.
 
 
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Software familiarity (Excel, Chromeleon, EMPOWER or equal) (1-3 year of experience).
  • Lab experience (1-3 years of experience).
  • Troubleshooting experience (1-3 years experience).
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
 
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform analytical assays per company procedure.
  • Operate following company's safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Document experimental data and write reports if needed.
 
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient executing analytical test methods in one or more of the following areas: HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, ATOLL purification using TECAN robot and plate reader, CE (capillary electrophoresis), CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange) HILIC (hydrophilic interaction) testing and Glycan Mapping.
  • Familiarity with Chromeleon, EMPOWER, and 32 Karat software is a plus.
  • Knowledge with Mass Spectrometry is a plus.
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery.
  • Strong computer and scientific skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instrumentation related to analytical testing.
  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to address client questions independently with sound scientific judgements on the work they reported to the clients.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment with a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate independence and produce quality results under minimal direction.
  • Ability to engage coworkers in scientific discussions, communicates data and interpretation to work group.
 
 
Employee Value Proposition:
Growing their skill set within the role, working in the biotech/pharma industry - big cross collaboration within teams.
 
 
Red Flags:
Lack of qualification in education and working 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.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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