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Senior Associate – Scientific Lab Automation Support (JP9397)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Senior Associate – Scientific Lab Automation Support (JP9397)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Cell Line Development
Duration: 18+ months (with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 11/5/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Senior Associate – Scientific Lab Automation Support for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
As the candidate for this laboratory-based position, you will be responsible for driving cutting-edge transformation of process development automated workflows impacting process development teams. You will work cross-functionally across the pre-pivotal and pivotal drug substance process development organization. The position will provide scientific support, automation support, including operation, troubleshooting and lab maintenance. The candidate will work in a team environment, collaborating with various colleagues in process development.

Why is the Position Open?
Seeking additional person to take work out of system that they manually do. Looking to add another teammate to help operate robots.

Top Must Have Skills:
  • Laboratory Experience.
  • Computer/Technology Literacy.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Robot experience, preferred.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Execution of Laboratory Workflows.
  • Completion of checklist activities.
  • Equipment Maintenance and Quality Control.

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in Engineering or Life Sciences or related technical discipline.
  • Will consider a Associates degree with little experience or a High School diploma with years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Life Sciences or Engineering related discipline.
  • Experience in using automation in the execution of benchwork, operation of liquid handlers, biosafety cabinets, pipettors, centrifuges, incubators.
  • Experience in cell culture, molecular biology, bioprocess development.
  • Detail oriented and strong scientific communication skills
  • Demonstrate independence and ability to produce quality results under minimal direction
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebook
  • 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
  • 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

Employee Value Proposition:
Great opportunity for technology like-minded person to learn new things and play with toys and future robots.

Red Flags:
Lack of computer/technology embracement

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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