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Associate Scientist - (JP9913)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Scientist - (JP9913)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Systems Analytics
Duration: 6+ months (with likely extensions)
Notes:  This person must haven minimum 1-2 years of lab experience. Minimum education: Bachelors, targeting Chemical Engineering or Chemistry.
Posting Date:  03/07/22

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
  • Design and perform planned experiments for developing large-scale processes.
  • Help develop new methods, apparatus and procedures for bench-scale characterization work and scale-up.
  • Write technical reports, assessments, and procedures.
  • Use characterization data to develop key operating parameters (KOPs), testing requirements and acceptance criteria for new product launches.
  • Work with Quality, Engineering and Process Development to implement Validation requirements at full scale.
  • Help write technical papers for internal and external publication.

Why is the Position Open?
Team need/ coverage.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Basic Laboratory skills, Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders, documentation update.
  • Pipetting skills.
  • Background in chemistry/ knowledge.
  • Lab experience.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Design and perform planned experiments for developing large-scale processes.
  • Help develop new methods, apparatus and procedures for bench-scale characterization work and scale-up.
  • Write technical reports, assessments, and procedures.
  • Use characterization data to develop key operating parameters (KOPs), testing requirements and acceptance criteria for new product launches.
  • Work with Quality, Engineering and Process Development to implement Validation requirements at full scale.
  • Help write technical papers for internal and external publication.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge of scientific principles, methodologies and practices.
  • Lab methods, including handling and dispensing chemicals, preparing buffers and operation of common lab equipment, such as pH and conductivity meters.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Design and execution of bench-scale experiments.
  • Analytical methods: TOC, protein assays, gel electrophoresis, spectroscopic methods.
  • Characterization and validation of processes for biologicals.

Employee Value Proposition:
Career growth and opportunity.

Red Flags:
  • Lack of experience in a lab setting - this worker will be working in a lab setting.
  • Poorly formatted resume.
  • Lack of basic lab experience, chemistry.

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person 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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