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Associate Scientist, HPLC, UV/VIS Spectrometry - (JP9942)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Scientist, HPLC, UV/VIS Spectrometry - (JP9942)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Product and Reagent Attributes
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes:  Bachelors' degree & 2 YOE. Work onsite. Self Management. A logical and independent mind. Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. instrumentation- experience in HPLC, UV/VIS Spectrometry

Posting Date:  03/09/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Project Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
Plans, conducts experiments, records and organizes data, analyzes and reports results in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities include:
  • Follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data of routine testing.
  • Performs method verification and qualification with moderate supervision.
  • Develops and implements new methods with supervision.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment with experience in HPLC, UV/VIS Spectrometry, solid phase extraction and liquid-liquid extraction an added bonus.
  • Upon training, able to effectively trouble-shoot equipment and experimental difficulties.
  • Routinely contribute to internal reports, presentations, regulatory documents.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.
  • Develop and implement new protocols with moderate review.
  • Engage coworkers in scientific discussions.
  • Communicate data and interpretation of results to work group.
  • May train staff.
  • Coordinates requests and organizes resources needed to support several families of methods.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.

Why is the Position Open?
Backfill.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Skilled at developing and utilizing existing systems to ensure quality data.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques including HPLC.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.
  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.
  • Must have 2 years lab experience minimum.
  • Ideal candidate will be able to work independently and take initiative but also collab with a team.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision
  • Monitor or follow established experimental design and protocols to perform routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision
  • Plan, conduct, analyze and record experimental results, and provide interpretation of data
  • Effectively transfer experimental methods from literature to the lab and make modifications as necessary
  • Develop and implement new protocols with moderate review
  • Engage coworkers in scientific discussions
  • Communicate data and interpretation of results to work group
  • May train staff and/or supervise others in a limited capacity

Basic Qualifications:
  • Pipetting, good manual dexterity in fine and gross motor manipulations, attention to detail, able to juggle multiple methods and priorities.
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment.

Employee Value Proposition:
Career growth / opportunity.

Red Flags:
  • Less than 2 years’ experience outside of academia in a lab environment.
  • Job hopping.

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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