Job Title: Senior Associate - (JP9336) Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. Employment Type: Contract Business Unit: Pivotal A.S. Duration: 1+ years (with possible conversion to permanent) Posting Date: 10/19/2021
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Senior Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Obtain assignment and follow scientific direction of client staff, flag issues and seek guidance appropriately
Perform testing and data review for HPLC/UHPLC (high and ultra-high performance liquid chromatography), IEX (ion exchange), SEC (size-exclusion chromatography), CE (capillary electrophoresis), glycan mapping, peptide mapping, and mass spectrometry
Execute method development and qualification studies as well as protein characterization experiments with guidance from senior staff members
Demonstrate independence and ability to produce quality results under minimal direction
Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebooks
High energy individual who can multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment
Operate specialized laboratory equipment and instrumentation
Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities
Complete training on assigned tasks
Participate in quality improvement efforts
Strive to achieve excellent client service
Comply with safety guidelines and site specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, building monitoring systems and laboratory log books
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? Increasing workload.
Top Must Have Skills:
Work well in teams.
Analytical Method Development experiences.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
To follow the direction of experienced staff in pivotal AS group to plan and execute experiments supporting method development and product characterization
Author technical reports (method development reports, technical assessment)
Communicate to team on progress of experiments via meetings (both in person or via Webex or Skype meetings)
Basic Qualifications: • B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline • 1-3 years experience performing analytical testing
Experience executing analytical test methods in one or more of the following areas:
HPLC/UHPLC (high and ultra-high performance liquid chromatography), IEX (ion exchange chromatography), SEC (size exclusion chromatography), CE (capillary electrophoresis), glycan mapping, peptide mapping, and mass spectrometry
Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of GMP QC microbiology laboratories and deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning
Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery
Practical experience with protein chemistry, theoretical knowledge of protein chemistry
Experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instrumentation related to analytical testing
Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external clients, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Ability to address client questions independently with sound scientific judgements on the work they reported to the clients
Employee Value Proposition: Long term contract and the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience from an industry leader such as Amgen.
Cannot communicate well.
Jumping from job to job (less than 2 years per job).
Video Skype Panel Interview
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