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Senior Associate Scientist- Chromatography (JP7689)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Senior Associate Scientist- Chromatography (JP7689)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 16 September 2020
Note: Working on site 75% of the time
 
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Senior Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Job Summary:
  • 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.
 
Basic Minimum 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
 

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
  • Soft skills- worked 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.
 
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: phone/skype interview. 
 
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 look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 

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